shopping
Tesco Removes Jolly Fox Hunting Fancy Dress Costume

Tesco has removed a fox hunting costume from sale on its online shopping portal, after anti-hunting campaigners discovered the thing and caused quite the furore about the unfortunate item. Read More >>

environment
Donald Trump’s Administration to Reverse Ban on Some African Elephant Trophies [Updated]

President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing to reverse a Barack Obama-era ban on the importation of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia to the U.S., ABC News reported on Wednesday, in a remarkably petty attack on rules intended to protect species registered under the Endangered Species Act. Read More >>

science
Freaky New Sea Snake Has a Terrifying Hunting Strategy

A new subspecies of sea snake has been discovered off the coast of Costa Rica, and it’s got a unique hunting style that’s never been seen before in aquatic reptiles. Hanging from the surface like a coiled spring, it preys upon unsuspecting fish as they swim below. Read More >>

science
How the Dragonfly’s Surprisingly Complex Brain Makes it a Deadly Hunter

Like a baseball player running to make a catch, dragonflies are also capable of predicting the trajectory of a moving object, typically its next meal. New research is revealing the mechanisms behind this complex cognitive task, which was once thought to be exclusive to mammals. It’s hoped that these insights will lead to innovations in robot vision. Read More >>

photography
These Harrowing Photographs Depict East Africa’s Dystopian Future

Africa is one of the last great holdouts for charismatic megafauna. But as the human population continues to grow and industrialise, lions, zebras, and elephants are being edged out of existence. A harrowing new series by photographer Nick Brandt makes this transformation visceral. Read More >>

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Making a Bow and Arrow Without Any Tools Is Damned Impressive

There’s no such thing as useless knowledge—only knowledge that relies on very specific situations. Which is why, in the event of a horrible Mad Max future, you might want to learn how to make a bow and arrow using no modern tools whatsoever. Read More >>

drones
Some Good Things Drones Can (Actually) Do

While everyone is freaking out about Amazon's plan to unleash an army of delivery drones on the world, it's important to remember that these flying robots can do much more than just move packages. Read More >>

robots
Robot Deers Catch Illegal Hunters Who Shoot at Them

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 arrested. Read More >>

wtfriday
Killer Catfish Have Figured Out How To Hunt Down Pigeons

In Southwestern France, a group of European catfish — which can get between 1 and 1.5 metres long — have taught themselves the art of fowl hunting to satisfy their discerning palettes. Read More >>

guns
Can You Really Combine a Compound Bow and a Twelve-Gauge Shotgun?

This video purportedly shows someone demonstrating what has to be one of the craziest weapon mashups we've ever encountered: a compound bow crossed with a twelve-gauge shotgun. Read More >>

cameras
Camera Rifle Provides a Humane Way To Get That Killer Shot

For some outdoors types the thrill of hunting comes more from stalking and outsmarting their prey than the actual kill. So the KillShot camera lets them capture photographic trophies instead of carcasses. Read More >>

science
Living on the Fringes of the Modern World

While most of us get cozier by the minute with the latest iGadgets, perfected work and play stations, and 1,500 thread count sheets, nomads of many stripes are out in the world, roaming. Read More >>