The North Face is partnering with a Japanese company to make new parkas from synthetic spider silk. And everyone’s favorite Minnesota dentist is in trouble with the law again due to allegedly illegal hunting practices. It’s What’s New Outside.
Homemade sausage is so good and so cheap to make that you’ll never buy it from a store again. Here’s my take on a super healthy hot Italian.
Deer aren’t the slim, graceful vegans we thought they were. Scientists using field cameras have caught deer preying on nestling song birds. And it’s not just deer. Herbivores the world over may be supplementing their diets.
With an average annual hunter success rate of 7%, the D7 hunting zone of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California is one of the toughest regions to hunt deer in the state. We set out on a 4 day backpacking trip with our rifles to track down these elusive grey ghosts. …
This is a male musk deer, knowing for growing fangs during the breeding season. A recent survey by the Wildlife Conservation Society confirmed that Kashmir musk deer, one of seven related Asian species, still live in Afghanistan's Nuristan Province, some 60 years after its last recorded sighting.
Less a function of fear than bewilderment; simply put, deer freeze in headlights because they can't see.
If you thought you had problems with the snow, be happy that at least the snow—and the ground itself—is not exploding under your feet, like it happened to this deer. I can't believe he survived that one. Watch the video, because it's even better.
Though it may look like a deer, though it may move like a deer and though it may even smell like a deer... it still might just be a robotic deer that officials use to catch illegal deer hunters. Like the robot deer above, who totally looks like a normal deer but actually got a hunter who shot the robot in the neck…
Reminder: There are smart, caring, fantastic people in this world who try to right as many wrongs as possible. Like the incredible biologists from the Department of Environmental Protection in New Jersey. The Star-Ledger reports that they somehow removed a hunting arrow from a deer's head. The arrow had completely…
Obviously this is a crazy artsy project that uses way more metal than it should, but I don't care. I would rather look at these towers—or any other artsy-fartsy tower—than any of the current abstract monsters while I'm on a road trip. [Thanks Oscar!]
What do you do when you find a baby deer trapped underneath a pile of rocks? Call your local firefighters, who extract the poor creature using the largest power tool they could find—the Jaws of Life.
First it was birds over New York City and US Airways flight 1549. Now, it's deer over Charlotte airport's runway 36C and US Airways flight 1950:
Here's a sad one: the Google Maps car took out a baby deer, and it recorded the entire process for all Google Maps users to see. For shame, Google Maps car!
Indiana police are using a little technology to stop poachers from killing unsuspecting deer. They have begun using motorized decoy deer all across northwest Indiana. The decoy is placed along the road with an officer planted in the woods controlling its motorized head. It has been resulting in arrests of up to five…