Chicken Livers

For eating and fishing.

Chicken liver is a popular food ingredient and a rich source of essential nutrients. It is commonly consumed all over the world, and it is considered a delicacy in many cultures. Chicken liver is a good source of protein, iron, vitamin A, vitamin B12, and many other vitamins and minerals.

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Rock Climber Alex Honnold

“one of the great athletic feats of any kind, ever”

Alexander Honnold is an American rock climber best known for his free solo ascents of big walls. Honnold rose to prominence in June 2017 when he became the first person to free solo El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.

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Carolina Rig

The Carolina rig is used by casting then dragging the rig across your target area. You will drag by positioning your pole parallel to the surface of the water and use a sweeping motion to move the lure over the structure you are fishing. Don’t jerk the rig, just a nice smooth sweep will work.

The Carolina rig is a fishing rig similar to the Texas rig, but with the sinker weight fixed above the hook instead of sliding down to it. The Carolina rigs help you to cover a larger area in less time. It employs a heavy weight allowing you to make longer casts.

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Birds Set Fires

The ability to control fire is supposed to be one of human beings’ greatest achievements—but we may not be alone, or even trendsetters in our ability to do so.

A new study incorporating traditional Indigenous Australian[1] ecological knowledge describes the largely unknown behavior of so-called ‘Firehawk raptors’ – birds that intentionally spread fire by wielding burning sticks in their talons and beaks.

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Bees Find Land Mines

Bees can be trained to sniff out TNT.

Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on a fishing trip nearly a decade ago. It happened in a field that was supposedly de-mined. Now, unlikely heroes may be coming to the rescue to prevent similar tragedies: sugar-craving honeybees.

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Zoom Bait Company

8,000 gallons of plastic are used in about 10 days at Zoom.

I started out fishing with Mann’s 6″ Jelly Worms but found the Zoom 4 1/2″ Finesse Worms to be a lot more effective on the finicky Spotted bass[1] of Lake Sidney Lanier[2], in Georgia, near my home.

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Chainsaw Pants and Chaps

When chainsaw injuries do occur, the bulk of them are leg injuries.

With the apparent danger of chainsaws, it just makes sense that there are chainsaw pants and chaps available. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a must when it comes to minimizing injuries when using chainsaws. chaps are usually under $100 whereas the pants can obviously be more pricey.

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Stihl Gas Leaf Blower

The semi-automatic choke and the new start/stop switch make it virtually impossible to flood when starting this unit. The high-performance, low-emission engine makes quick work of leaves and other yard waste.

I bought a Stihl BG 56C gas leaf blower for minimal use around my house. I use it to blow grass off my driveway, the leaves off the concrete areas around my shed and deck, and the pine straw off my roof. It is more than adequate for these tasks.

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Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Doomsday Seed Vault

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a secure backup facility for the world’s crop diversity on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen in the remote Arctic Svalbard[1] archipelago or island group. The Seed Vault provides long-term storage of duplicates of seeds conserved in gene banks[2] around the world.

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