Craig LaFleur

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August 2013

Boy lost in the Australian bush says he was saved by a friendly kangaroo

Last Saturday, while picnicking with his parents along South Australia’s rugged Fleurieu Peninsula, 7-year-old Simon Kruger wandered into the bush to …

Poachers kill rhino in heavily protected Kenyan park

Gunmen have shot dead a white rhino in Nairobi's national park, a brazen raid in one of the best guarded sites in Kenya, wildlife officials said on Tuesday.<p>Amid a surge in rhino and elephant killings across the country, the killing of the rhino in Nairobi national park - the headquarters of the …

Herd of Fluorescent Green Bunnies Born

More of the Best Nature GIFs on the Web | Colossal

<p>Back in February we first explored an ongoing project called Head Like an Orange (previously) by a Netherlands-based artist named Marinus who …

Extremely Rare Bi-Colored Lobster Caught in Newfoundland

The fisherman uncle of redditor okanagandude recently caught this mottled red and blue lobster off of Felix Cove in Newfoundland, Canada. This super …

Stars And Stripes: Pair Of Sumatran Tigers Born At National Zoo

The Smithsonian's National Zoo has announced the birth of a pair of Sumatran tigers, a species that has dwindled to less than 500 in the wild. Both mother and cubs are reportedly doing well.<p>There was no immediate word Thursday on the sex of the cubs.<p>Four-year-old Damai gave birth on Monday. The new …

Perplexing Spike in Dolphin Deaths Hits Atlantic Coast

<i>Update, 8:30 a.m. Pacific: This morning, NOAA declared the increase in dolphin deaths an Unusual Mortality Event, which means the federal government</i> …

The 10 Weirdest-Named Shark Species

Happy Shark Week! In honor of the One True American Holiday (all other holidays are less true, due to lower shark content), I spent about an hour reading about sharks on Wikipedia. Important findings from a solid morning's research: sharks often have weird names. For example: the birdbeak dogfish. …

The truth stings: Still no answers for collapsing bee colonies

The honeybee die-off crisis is jeopardizing America’s food supply, yet we’re still no closer to solving the problem<p>In 2006, long before I worked at this magazine, <i>OnEarth</i> contributing editor Sharon Levy visited a farm in California’s Sierra foothills and let honeybees swarm all over her body. …

NJ to allow medical marijuana for kids. Safety still under debate

arents who believe their sick children would be helped by medical marijuana won a partial victory in New Jersey Friday. Using a conditional veto, Gov. Chris Christie modified a bill to allow prescriptions of edible medical marijuana for children. Parents of qualifying children will need the …

In letter, Clinton defends foundation

Bill Clinton offered a strong defense of his family foundation and insisted reports of mismanagement and deficits were taken out of context, in an unusual letter posted on the group’s website.<p>The Friday post also addressed, for the first time, the audit that the foundation conducted in 2011, which …

'Firefighters have been getting their butts kicked': Erratic Idaho wildfire threatens thousands of homes as it spreads

A break in gusty winds and the arrival of more firefighters has helped slow the growth of a massive blaze in Idaho that has spread to more than 100,000 acres and threatened nearly 10,000 homes near the towns of Hailey and Ketchum, fire officials said Sunday.<p>Sparked by lightning on Aug. 7, the …

Volcano Erupts in Japan

Egypt braces for more violence after deadly week

The European Union said Sunday it will "urgently review" its relations with Egypt.<p>CAIRO — More violence is expected in Egypt after chaos swept through the country last week, leaving nearly 900 dead in four days of unrest and threatening to stall a political transition.<p>Egypt "is on a course for an …

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare adds new customization options, passes 1.2M in sales

Developer Torn Banner Studios brings new and long-promised customization options to its fast-paced, first-person slasher, <i>Chivalry: Medieval Warfare</i>, with the game's latest content update, according to a post on the studio's official website.<p>Alongside a long list of bug fixes and weapon balance …

Watch Dogs won't allow flying but you can escape Chicago

Ubisoft Montreal's open-world title, <i>Watch Dogs,</i> won't allow players to fly aircraft in-game, according to an Examiner.com interview with senior producer Dominic Guay, who went on to tease that players can leave the limits of Chicago.<p>"Players will not fly aircrafts in <i>Watch Dogs</i>," Guay told the …

Grand Theft Auto V DLC to be Region-Locked

Seems xenophobic, if you ask me.<p>Grand Theft Auto V will be getting post-launch DLC, though Rockstar has warned fans it will be region-locked.<p>A post …

Ayrton Senna record-breaking F1 lap re-created in light and sound

<i>(Ayrton Senna 1988 Canada image by Paul Lannuier, CC BY-SA 2.0)</i><p><b>Ayrton Senna's record-breaking F1 lap of the Suzuka Circuit in 1989 has been</b> …

McLaren 12C review (2013)

Series 20 recap with Andy Wilman | Top Gear

Spacesuit X-Rays And Other Amazing Images From This Week

The 10 Best Movies by 'Saturday Night Live' Alumni

<i>Girl Most Likely</i> is Kristen Wiig's follow-up to <i>Bridesmaids</i>, which crushed it with critics and audiences alike. It's a hard act to follow for the …

For Struggling PC Market, It's PC Gamers To The Rescue

IDC Insights Research dropped some doom and gloom earlier this year, reporting that Q1 2013 PC shipments were down a drastic 13.9% globally, compared to the same period in 2012. This represented the worst decline in the US since 2006, despite Windows 8 and some inspired hardware to accompany it …

Tools To Hack Android Phones Are Getting Easier To Use

Security researchers have long maintained that malware is a problem on Android, the Google operating system that’s on 80% of the world’s smartphones. In extreme cases, hackers with malicious intent can do more than send premium text messages – they can turn a phone into a spying tool too. The …

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