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During the fall, winter and spring, Gareth Wishart works at an environmental NGO in Washington, DC. During the summer, he's a hunting guide on Alaska's Seward Peninsula. This is the story of one of his kills. — Ed.
Because donuts solve all problems.
The upcoming film Gravity follows the desperate escape attempts of two astronauts from a dying space station, their peril aggravated by the sight of Earth's surface so close but entirely out of their reach. Of course, had they been equipped with GE's Manned Orbital Operations Safety Equipment, they could have simply…
You know that photo of Teddy Roosevelt riding a moose? The one you'll find on lists like Cracked's "18 Old-Timey Photos You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped" and submitted to Imgur about every two weeks as an example of extreme manliness? Well, it turns out it's a fake.
The secret of a moose's exceptional hearing is down to its antlers, apparently. Scientists have discovered that those cool, gnarly things that look so fabulous perched atop the furry freaks act as amplifiers, allowing Mr Moose to be able to hear things up to 2 miles away. Added to the animal's already acute…