3 Ways to Tell the Time Without a Watch

Being able to tell the time without a watch is a valuable skill to have in our opinion. When we head out on an extended trip it is easy to pull our phone out when we need to know the time but what if we lose or break our phone? Luckily for us, there are methods that we can use to tell the time and we are going to be looking at three of those…

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When Animals Attack 5: The Cassowary

Since starting our ‘When Animals Attack’ series I have been sent many emails and tweets suggesting animals that you’d like to see featured. So far we have looked at the Nile Crocodile, the King Cobra, Elephants, and The Box Jellyfish. Today we are going to be looking at the Cassowary. I was sent a link to an article on the Washington Post about a 75-year-old man in Florida who was killed by a Cassowary last…

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When Animals Attack 4: The Box Jellyfish

The Box Jellyfish has earned quite a reputation as being one of the world’s deadliest animals but contrary to popular belief, a sting from the Box Jellyfish isn’t always a death sentence as history has proven. These animals kill humans faster than any other venomous animal we know 10-year-old Rachel Shardlow came into contact with the jellyfish while swimming in an estuary in Queensland, Australia in December of 2009. When she was pulled from the…

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When Animals Attack 3: Elephants

Elephants kill around 500 people each year and as people are destroying more of their habitats and shooting and harassing them, those figures will surely increase as the elephants start fighting back. Over the last 100 years, African elephant populations have declined from 3-5 million to 470,000-690,000. Asian elephant populations have declined from 100,000 to between 35,000 and 50,000. In areas such as Asia, humans continue to invade elephant habitats even as animal populations are…

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Mammut is Asking Customers to Check Their Generation 3.0 Avalanche Airbags

Mammut is asking anyone who has bought one of their avalanche generation 3.0 airbags (has neon orange deployment handles) to check that it is assembled correctly. Only those that have the neon orange handles are affected and should be checked immediately. The avalanche airbags in question were manufactured during the winter 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons. The potential fault could mean that the airbags do not function correctly if you become buried by an avalanche….

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