Hedgehog signaling proteins keep cancer stem cells alive

Scientists have discovered that the survival of cancer stem cells is dependent on the ‘Hedgehog signaling pathway’. Targeting this pathway had previously shown no effect on the growth of colorectal cancer. Now, scientists have demonstrated that using different drugs to target a specific aspect of the pathway may yield better treatment outcomes for patients. Full… Read More

Climate change linked to more flowery forests

New research has revealed a surprising relationship between surging atmospheric carbon dioxide and flower blooms in a remote tropical forest. Full Story Here Science Daily January 22, 2018 12:44 pm Support Us

Breakthrough study shows how plants sense the world

Plants lack eyes and ears, but they can still see, hear, smell and respond to environmental cues and dangers. They do this with the aid of hundreds of membrane proteins that sense microbes or other stresses. Researchers now have created the first network map for 200 of these proteins. The map shows how a few… Read More

Virtual reality goes magnetic

The success of Pokémon GO made many people familiar with the concept of ‘augmented reality’: computer-generated perception blends into the real and virtual worlds. So far, these apps largely used optical methods for motion detection. Physicists have now developed an ultrathin electronic magnetic sensor that can be worn on skin. Just by interacting with magnetic… Read More

Radioactivity from oil and gas wastewater persists in Pennsylvania stream sediments

More than seven years after Pennsylvania officials requested that the disposal of radium-laden fracking wastewater into surface waters be restricted, a new study finds that high levels of radioactivity persist in stream sediments at three disposal sites. Radioactivity at these sites is 650 times higher than at unaffected sites upstream. The contamination comes from conventional,… Read More

Thanks for the memory: Taking a deep look at memristors

Scientists have now unveiled the long-mysterious inner workings of these semiconductor elements, which can act like the short-term memory of nerve cells. Full Story Here Science Daily January 22, 2018 12:37 pm Support Us

Cystic fibrosis bacterial burden begins during first years of life

Cystic fibrosis shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and inflammation. Researchers have now shown for the first time that the lungs’ bacterial population changes in the first few years of life as respiratory infections and inflammation set in. This research offers a way to predict the onset of lung disease… Read More

Report: Pence Asked Jordan, Egypt To Intervene With Palestinians

TEL AVIV – Vice President Mike Pence asked Egypt and Jordan to reach out to the Palestinians on behalf of the U.S. in an attempt to bridge ties following President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration, Bloomberg news reported on Sunday. Full Story Here Breitbart January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Stephen Miller in Lindsey Graham’s crosshairs

Tensions are flaring between the White House and a moderate Republican senator who claimed a young Trump aide was standing in the way of a bipartisan deal on immigration reform. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Montana bus driver saves life of boy found at the roadside

A bus driver from Montana is being hailed a hero after he saved the life of a 10-year-old boy whom he found shivering by the side of the road. Brandon Weathers found the boy wearing just a sweatshirt. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Queen’s harpist on trial for sexually abusing 14-year-old

Danielle Perrett, 59, and her ex-fiancé Richard Barton-Wood, 68, are on trial at Ipswich Crown Court where they deny a string of sexual assaults against the alleged victim in the 1980s. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

People could soon live on Venus and a moon of Jupiter

Bas Lansdorp, founder and CEO of the Mars One project based in the Netherlands, claims that humans will be living on Mars by 2031 and will one day live on Venus and a moon of Jupiter. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Athletes use kava instead of supplements and opioids

A centerpiece of Polynesian ceremonies and a trendy drink in America, kava is making inroads with athletes, who are using the bitter brew as an alternative to supplements and opioids. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

J Cruz challenged to get a Kim Kardashian Twitter follow

J Cruz, who hosts The Cruz Show on Power 106 in Los Angeles, spent last week truing to convince Kim to follow him back on a Twitter. She didn’t, and he ended up getting a colonic. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Deliriously drunk Eagles fans overwhelm Philadelphia

Philadelphia Eagles fans climbed cars, rode dune buggies, and pelted the Minnesota Vikings’ team bus with empties following their team’s NFC Championship Game victory on Sunday. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Firefighters abseil down building to stop man jumping

Footage published by a local emergency service showed firefighters from an elite team called the Special Rescue Group (GER) descending the building from the roof in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Indonesian Mayor kicks officers in the chest in public

Mayor Ahyar Abduh of Matram has been filmed kicking new law enforcement officials in a bizarre welcoming ritual. Perhaps more bizarrely, the local chief says his men enjoy the process. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Hilarious footage shows cosmonaut riding a vacuum cleaner

Anton Shkaplerov was the commander of the Soyuz MS-07 spaceflight last month which took him and two other astronauts, Scott Tingle from the US and Japan’s Norishige Kanai, to the ISS. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Caledonian crows extract prey ten times faster using hooks

Researchers led by the University of St Andrews recorded how long wild-caught crows took to extract food from a range of naturalistic tasks, using either hooked or non-hooked tool designs. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Neil Moodie warns your hair could be too clean

Celebrity stylist Neil Moodie, who has tended to the tresses of stars including Demi Moore and Scarlett Johansson, wants to encourage women not to wash their hair too often. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Liz Earle’s secret to looking young is fermented juice

Mother-of-five and beauty and skincare expert Liz Earle, 54, who recently published her third wellbeing-based book of recipes, is fronting a new anti-ageing series on This Morning. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Debrett’s guide to etiquette on the roads

Esteemed etiquette guide Debrett’s has teamed up with Ford Vignale to create the ultimate motoring etiquette guide on the back of their research into Brits’ biggest motoring bugbears. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Indiana woman pleads guilty to fatally stabbing kids

Brandi Worley, of Indiana, has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the fatal stabbings of her young children, Tyler, seven, and Charlee, three, after her husband filed for divorce in 2016. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Reddit user’s panorama fail featuring a giant goes viral

Reddit user MalletsDarker posted the panoramic photo fail after Google Assistant couldn’t figure out the correct scale of each snap and placed a giant head in the background of the shot. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Hong Kong engulfed in smog as fears grow over air

Hong Kong’s iconic skyline was engulfed in smog Monday, with residents urged to stay indoors. The winter months regularly bring worse air quality to Hong Kong due to wind direction. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

George Weah sworn into office as Liberia’s new president

The 51-year-old, who won FIFA’s 1995 Ballon d’Or winner during his AC Milan days, sealed the runoff vote on Boxing Day and his swearing in, fittingly, was held at a football stadium Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Man kills estranged wife, kidnaps toddler and kills self

Richard Concepcion, 37, of San Antonio, Texas, fatally shot his estranged wife, 32-year-old Sarah Alexis Furey, on Sunday and kidnapped their 18-month-old son before fatally shooting himself. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Baggage handlers stole luggage at Phuket Airport

More than 100 items were seized at Phuket Airport including laptop computers, mobile phones, whisky, watches, sunglasses and jewellery. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Chinese workers build railway in nine hours

Seven trains and 23 diggers were used to assist the massive project for a new train station in southern China. The workers also installed traffic lights and traffic monitoring equipment. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Fisherman finds pieces of plastic in fish’s stomach

This dejecting footage shows a dolphinfish with a stomach full of plastic objects after a fishermen slit it open. The fish was caught by a fisherman off the coast of Costa Rica. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll

The scroll refers to a 364-day calendar and a festival that marks the changing of the seasons celebrated by an ancient Jewish sect, according to academics from the University of Haifa. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Playbuzz creates trickiest spelling test ever

Playbuzz has published an ‘encrypted’ test in which players must choose the correct spelling from two different versions of the same word. But certain letters have been replaced by numbers. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Cat is cut free after being walled in during building work

The pet, called Sverre, could be heard meowing in despair after his owner could not find him anywhere else in the house, but the video, filmed in Norway last week, had a happy ending. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Woman reveals how stranger saved her from man’s advances

Amna Saleem, from Glasgow, explained how the man kept asking her to join him for ‘just one drink’. A stranger then stepped in to give her a hug, pretending that she had spotted her friend. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Apple always-on Homepod mics can be muted

The find was reported by Apple expert Filipe Espósito, based in Londrina, Brazil, who discovered Homepod icons with microphone off symbols in the developer build of iOS 11.2.5. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Larry Nassar victim, 15, says MSU billed her for visits

A teenager who is possibly the last victim to have been sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar revealed that she is still being billed for her appointments with the convicted pedophile. Full Story Here Daily Mail January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Paul Ryan Declines To Say If He'll Run For Another Term In Congress

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Sunday he wasn’t planning on leaving Congress any time soon, but he also didn’t disclose whether he will serve another term in the House of Representatives. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support… Read More

The women who marched in 2018

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us One year into President Trump’s administration, another Women’s March. Here are scenes from the New York City event. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Gleeful Kate McKinnon Unleashes Her Inner Robert Mueller On 'SNL'

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us “Saturday Night Live” chameleon Kate McKinnon pulled off yet another dead-on impression of a Washington personality, this time conjuring up a barely-contained, gleeful Robert Mueller. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

This Is What The Future Of Legal Weed Looks Like

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us The green revolution is here ― and it’s mostly black, brown and female. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Volunteers work to keep ski trails open

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With a balanced mix of fresh ingredients, an experienced chef can surprise the palate and leave food lovers craving more. Similarly, a seamstress with the right tools can add the most delicate of embroideries to the hem of an otherwise basic black dress. For the avid cross-country skiers who spend hours… Read More

Push for legislation closing private school abuse loophole

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers and a law enforcer from Buffalo are pushing for changes in the laws relating to the reporting of child abuse following allegations of decades of inappropriate behavior by faculty at one of the city’s most prestigious high schools. Senate Democrats joined Erie County District Attorney John Flynn in Albany… Read More

Suspect arrested in slayings of SE Indiana man, daughter

AURORA, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say a suspect has been arrested in the slayings of an elderly southeastern Indiana man and his daughter. Sgt. Stephen Wheeles (WEEL’-ihs) says the suspect was arrested Saturday in Kentucky on unrelated charges. The suspect’s name hasn’t been released. Officers discovered the bodies of 78-year-old Walter Bryant Jr. and… Read More

How severe of a threat does Donald Trump pose?

According to many of its critics, the Trump administration represents the greatest challenge to American liberal democracy in decades. Trump regularly bemoans the independence of the Department of Justice, demonizes the press for running critical or unflattering stories, and speaks admiringly of… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune January 22, 2018 12:36 pm Support Us

Fans Behaving Badly: Pats, Eagles bring out worst in fans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Binge drinking for hours in stadium parking lots, a few Philly fans flexed their beer muscles with throws that were as on point as Nick Foles connecting with his Eagles receivers. Sure, the Minnesota Vikings fans who walked through hostile enemy territory that would set the stage for malfeasance at the NFC… Read More

Cardinals hire Panthers D-coordinator Wilks as head coach

PHOENIX (AP) — Steve Wilks is the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals announced Monday that the 48-year-old Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator had agreed to a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth. Wilks spent one season as coordinator in Carolina, his 12th year as an NFL assistant. Wilks spent… Read More

Second suspect arrested in shooting at Topeka hotel

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in a shooting at a Topeka hotel that left a 31-year-old man dead. Police say 19-year-old Vincent Gonzalez-Rook was taken into custody Monday morning after a pursuit in a vehicle that had been reported stolen. No charges are listed for him in online court records,… Read More

Sheriff: Man shot by deputies in Lockwood expected to live

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana sheriff says a man shot by his deputies is expected to survive. The Billings Gazette reports Yellowstone County Sheriff’s deputies shot the man at a residence in a Lockwood trailer park on Sunday. According to a statement by Sheriff Mike Linder, two deputies encountered the man as they were… Read More

‘Horror house’ parents’ kinky sexcapades revealed – New York Post

New York Post‘Horror house’ parents’ kinky sexcapades revealedNew York PostCalifornia parents-from-hell David and Louise Turpin had their older children babysit their younger ones while they embarked on kinky sexcapades, Louise’s sister revealed Monday. The couple’s sexual hijinks included Louise having seedy romps in a hotel …Couple Accused in Calif. House of Horrors Case Married When… Read More

Landlord’s appeal in fatal blaze cites faulty fire codes

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A landlord sentenced to jail time following a fire that killed six people in Maine has filed an appeal that cites a vague fire safety code as a factor in the blaze. Gregory Nisbet was handed a short jail sentence for code violations stemming from the 2014 apartment fire, which was… Read More

BREAKING: 5 missing after oil and gas well explosion near Quinton – kjrh.com

kjrh.comBREAKING: 5 missing after oil and gas well explosion near Quintonkjrh.comCopyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or … and more » Full Story Here Google News January 22,… Read More

Police: Pregnant woman in crash gives birth, dies

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a pregnant woman was killed when she was driving to the hospital to give birth and lost control of her vehicle. The Kennebec Journal reports the crash happened Monday morning on Route 2 in Skowhegan. Authorities say the 27-year-old woman was travelling from Canaan to a local… Read More

Indiana Senate panel backs redistricting ‘baby step’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate panel advanced a bill Monday that would set criteria for redrawing electoral districts. But the measure approved on an 8-0 vote falls far short of a comprehensive redistricting overhaul that good government groups have sought for years. Senate Elections Committee Chairman Greg Walker acknowledged his bill was a “baby… Read More

North Carolina investigators look into body in burning car

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Investigators in North Carolina are looking into the discovery of a body inside a burning car. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that its communications center received a call on Sunday about a vehicle fire in Lincolnton. The sheriff’s office said in a news release that after… Read More

Meals on Wheels competition brings the cheddar

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Keep calm and get your mac and cheese on. Local cooks did just that at the Bennington Farmers’ Market’s second annual macaroni and cheese competition. The event was held on Saturday at the First Baptist Church on Main Street and helped raise $600 for Bennington County’s Meals on Wheels, exceeding the… Read More

Authorities: Dozing driver rear-ends state trooper’s cruiser

SOUTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a driver who fell asleep at the wheel rear-ended a state police cruiser at a highway construction site, slightly injuring a trooper who was sitting in the cruiser. The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. Monday on routes 9 and 35 in South Amboy. Authorities say the trooper had… Read More

Hawaii Gov. David Ige to give state of the state address

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige is preparing to give his annual state of the state address. Monday’s speech comes as the islands continue to grapple with the shock of a missile alert mistakenly sent to residents and visitors a week ago and longer-term issues like homelessness and a housing shortage. On Friday, the… Read More

5 prison employees placed on leave after escape

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials have placed five prison employees on paid leave in connection with the escape of an inmate who spent 10 days on the lam before being caught in Georgia. The Department of Correction announced Monday that four correction officers and one maintenance officer were placed on administrative leave as a… Read More

Amazon Go: convenience and concern at new checkout-free corner shop

Newly opened Seattle store offers a speedy experience while fueling fears for retail jobs All around me in this Seattle corner shop, people are grabbing items off the shelves, shoving them into bags or pockets, and bolting for the door. It would feel like well-mannered looting if not for the hi-tech gates where shoppers have… Read More

‘Public transport is cool’: new Adidas trainers double as Berlin transit passes

Hundreds queued for today’s release – with the €180 shoes doubling as €700+ transport tickets, it wasn’t just the usual sneakerheads Outside Overkill, a hip shoe store in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district, breakfast is being served: Mettbrötchen, minced raw pork on a bread roll. “This isn’t a hipster breakfast,” explains Julian Kalitta of Overkill. “It is… Read More

Fans pay tribute to Dolores O’Riordan in Limerick

Thousands gather at St Joseph’s Church to pay their respects to Irish pop star and Cranberries lead singer Thousands have gathered in Limerick to remember the life of the Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan, who died last week in London. Fans young and old, many clutching white roses and daffodils, streamed into St Joseph’s church in… Read More

Russia is biggest threat since cold war, says head of British army

Gen Sir Nick Carter gives stark warning of ‘complex and capable security challenge’ for Nato The chief of the general staff, General Sir Nicholas Carter, has described Russia as the biggest state-based threat to the UK since the cold war and warned hostilities could begin a lot sooner than the UK expects. Carter’s speech on… Read More

Pence Calls Report on Trump Affair ‘Baseless’

Vice President Mike Pence says reports that an adult film star had an alleged affair with President Donald Trump are “baseless allegations.” Full Story Here Bloomberg- Politics January 22, 2018 12:35 pm Support Us

Shutdowns Are Costly as Fees Go Uncollected, Enforcement Pauses

Government services briefly ground to a halt and federal workers were sent home, but don’t expect taxpayers to save any money from the government shutdown that was on its way to resolution after three days. Full Story Here Bloomberg- Politics January 22, 2018 12:35 pm Support Us

Trump to Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem in 2019, Pence Says

President Donald Trump will act on his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by transferring the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv in 2019, Vice President Mike Pence told the Israeli parliament. Full Story Here Bloomberg- Politics January 22, 2018 12:35 pm Support Us

It’s Jail or the Presidency for Brazil’s Lula

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is no longer quite the political dynamo he once was. At 72, he’s a touch grayer, a touch weaker — after a bout with cancer and the loss of his wife — and a touch less popular than he was when he swept to a landslide victory back in 2002.… Read More

Turkish Onslaught in Syria Gives Putin New Victory Headache

It’s only been a month since Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Syria to declare victory in the civil war he helped turn around. Winning the peace — or even preserving it — already looks like a huge challenge. Full Story Here Bloomberg- Politics January 22, 2018 12:35 pm Support Us

What the Shutdown Has Shut Down

Visitors to most national parks and monuments such as Joshua Tree and Mount Rushmore can’t use the full-service restrooms and visitor centers, but the Statue of Liberty and the Grand Canyon will open as usual Monday. Full Story Here Bloomberg- Politics January 22, 2018 12:35 pm Support Us

GOP Rep. Mimi Walters Says DACA Isn’t Amnesty

Rep. Mimi Walters, a Republican from California, discusses the U.S. government shutdown and immigration on “Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power.” (Source: Bloomberg) Full Story Here Bloomberg- Politics January 22, 2018 12:35 pm Support Us

USA Gymnastics board members resign amid abuse scandal

The announcement comes amid the sentencing hearing for Nassar, the former team doctor, who’s accused of sexual abuse by over 100 girls and women Full Story Here CBS News- Latest January 22, 2018 12:35 pm Support Us

Apex Announces New Trigger Kit for Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 2.0

Apex Announces New Trigger Kit for Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 2.0 PEORIA, Ariz. –-(Ammoland.com)- Apex Tactical Specialties announces the upcoming release on Monday, February 5 of their new Action Enhancement Trigger & Duty/Carry Kit for the M&P Shield 2.0. Pre-orders will begin on Monday, January 29. Like with other popular Apex upgrades for the… Read More

Century Arms Announces Daily Gun Giveaways & SHOT Show Dealer Promos

Century Arms Canik Gun Giveaway Delray Beach, Fla. –-(Ammoland.com)- Century Arms has announced a series of raffles that will be taking place at their booth, #11962, at the 2018 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV between January 23th and January 25th 2018. Three raffles in total will be held with two packages given away at… Read More

Gear Up for Spike Camp with the Granite Creek Tent Series

Browning Granite Creek Tent Series USA -(Ammoland.com)- Browning Camping is proud to release the Granite Creek tent series to its 2018 lineup. Offered in a one-person and two-person model, the Granite Creek tent is a lightweight backpacking tent designed specifically with spike camp in mind. The Granite Creek is a low-profile design for active hunters… Read More

Meprolight Exhibits Unique Multi-Spectral Weapon Sight at SHOT Show 2018

Shot Show 2018, Las Vegas, USA, January 23-26, Stand #15138 MEPRO NYX-200 Multi-Spectral Weapon Sight : Combining Uncooled Thermal Channel with Digital Day/Night Camera, MEPRO NYX-200 improves soldier’s situational awareness and allows rapid target acquisition in any lighting conditions and any environment. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Meprolight Ltd. –a member of the SK Group and a… Read More

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Conserves Wisconsin Elk Habitat

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Conserves Wisconsin Elk Habitat MISSOULA, Mont. -(Ammoland.com)- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation permanently protected key elk habitat in Wisconsin elk country by first acquiring and then conveying a 360-acre inholding to Jackson County Forest. “This is a crucial transaction because it prevents the potential of development and fragmentation within an area… Read More

Donate a Portion of Your Tax Return To Help Kansas Wildlife

Donate a Portion of Your Tax Return To Help Kansas Wildlife PRATT, Kan. -(Ammoland.com)- Nearly 99 percent of Kansas’ wildlife are designated as nongame species, or species that are not trapped, fished or hunted. While revenue from the sale of hunting and fishing licenses fund management practices that benefit all wildlife, funding aimed specifically at… Read More

Is Gunleather Dead?

Opened in 1969, the Jackass Leather Company started out as a small shop in Chicago. In 1970, the company introduced the Jackass Shoulder Rig and was doing pretty well. By 1980, the company was renamed Galco and, in 1983, moved to its present location in Phoenix. In 1984, an actor in a little experimental TV… Read More

Thompson Submachine Gun – ‘Gun Stories’

The Thompson is a blend of art and machine. By today’s standards, it’s too heavy- too much steel and wood. But here at Gunsite, while firing the Thompson, one thought comes to mind for this Chicago boy: It’s perfect. 1919, as America reeled from the war to end all wars, John Tolliver, or in my… Read More

GPS Tactical Range Backpack

I didn’t know I needed this backpack. I didn’t even know I wanted it. I’ve never spent money on a range bag before. I’ve accumulated a basement full of backpacks over the years, and I’ve always been perfectly satisfied with loading all my range gear into one of those or my “free gift” NRA bag,… Read More

Hawks of Fury: Tomahawk Roundup

Humans are pathetically weak. Our jaws produce an anemic bite force of only 200 pounds per square inch (psi), which isn’t even in the same league as the 3,700 psi of T. rex-equaling energy generated by a saltwater croc. Unlike many creatures, we possess no claws for slashing and maiming, nor can we rely on… Read More

Raise the Bar: Barrett MRAD .338 Lapua Mag. and REC7 5.56 NATO

Barrett has been building precision rifles for a few decades and knows how to make guns that shoot. The M82, the first semiautomatic .50-caliber precision rifle, went into production in the early ’80s, and Barrett has been in the gun business ever since. A couple of bolt-action .50s followed the M82, and Barrett’s first non-.50… Read More

Remington’s Black Belt Bullet

Photo by Michael Anschuetz In 1991, Remington introduced the Golden Saber bullet. It was purpose-built to meet Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) requirements and has sort of become the standard with regard to defensive handgun ammunition. It was later modified to a bonded bullet and, more recently, to perform better from short barrels. In 2014,… Read More

Weapons Defenses of Krav Maga

Krav Maga, the official martial art of the Israeli Defense Forces, prides itself on a simple, efficient and aggressive principle-­based approach. When it comes to defending against weapons, there is no time for overcomplicated dance moves. I’ve been involved in Krav since 2000 or so, and I’ve been the director of the Krav Maga Alliance’s… Read More

The Story of Civil War Sniper Jack Hinson and His Rifle

Throughout history, man has had the responsibility to do two things: protect his family and provide for that family. In this day and age, some have steered away from their manly roots, but many of us still want to do right by our loved ones. Anyone who considers himself a red-blooded protector of his family… Read More

Spotting Scope Roundup: Testing and Rating $40K worth of glass

This test isn’t all-inclusive. We attempted to obtain a sample from every known manufacturer. In the end, we were provided with more than $40,000 in optics for a comprehensive roundup that’s never been attempted by another hunting or shooting publication. To keep a level playing field, this test was designed to compare spotting scopes that… Read More

Gun Stories : The Sharps Rifle

There is something quintessentially American about the Sharps rifle. A direct line back to the civil war and the opening of the west. More importantly, Christian Sharps’ invention is quite simply a better mouse trap, and the world did indeed beat a path to his door. Christian Sharps apprenticed under John Hall, who designed a… Read More

First Look: SIG Sauer P365

Is this the ultimate concealed carry pistol? SIG Sauer has just introduced a game-changing, sub-compact pistol that is truly in a league of its own – the P365. The new P365 is envisioned by SIG Sauer as the only everyday-carry (EDC) pistol you will need, one that you can carry with you seven days per week,… Read More

Cameras Don’t Lie: S&W .500 X-Frame .500 S&W Magnum

Patrick Sweeney and James Tarr slow things down a bit by using a high speed camera to show you what a .500 Smith & Wesson looks like when firing. The post Cameras Don’t Lie: S&W .500 X-Frame .500 S&W Magnum appeared first on Guns & Ammo. Full Story Here Guns and Ammo January 22, 2018… Read More

Vehicle Security

It’s not a difficult task to secure your weapons and tools at home. However, vehicle storage is another matter altogether. Many weapons are stolen from vehicles every year, and while it’s bad enough that you’re out a nice gun or knife, it would be even worse to find out that one of those tools was… Read More

12.7mm Russian and Chinese .50-caliber Machine Guns

Due to the use of rotating bolt and a better manufacturing process, its maker claims the KORD has better accuracy than the older NSV and DShK. Whenever one hears mention of a .50-caliber machine gun, or “fifty-cal” in common U.S. military parlance, the designs of John Browning most frequently come to mind. Specifically, the M2… Read More

Setting Up the 7.62mm AR

These days, there are many choices in the gas-operated 7.62mm sniper system world, which sometimes makes it confusing as you begin your quest for the perfect setup. I have spent plenty of my own money for those lessons learned, so hopefully you won’t have to. There are a few tricky parts and accessories that attract… Read More

Concealment Furniture

A forced entry into my home would only give me about 3 seconds to get to a gun while sitting in my living room. With the help of a colleague, we timed different assaults with me positioned in different rooms. If I was in a common area, I would be sitting on a recliner or… Read More

LaRue OBR 7.62: Sniper’s One Gun

The role of the sniper and what constitutes a sniper rifle are hotly debated topics. Many firearm enthusiasts define a sniper as a “one shot, one kill” perfectionist who must infiltrate the target area unnoticed, hit the target and then vanish into thin air. That certainly qualifies as a sniper, but we should not limit… Read More

Desert Tech Covert: Shortest 7.62 Sniper Ever

As a writer at that time, I tried and tried to get an assignment to cover what I was purporting to be the most important introduction of that show. Unfortunately, the entire publishing industry was slow to notice this small company. As an editor now, I have the latitude to cover firearms that appeal to a… Read More

AR-10 Rifle – ‘Gun Stories’

The AR-15 is one of the most successful rifles in history, both for the military and civilians. The only thing that could make the AR-15 better is bigger rounds, specifically 7.62 mm rounds instead of the standard 5.56 mm. Eugene Stoner’s original design of the AR-10, which is the predecessor of the AR-15, used 7.62… Read More

The Duel of Hamilton & Burr

Heroes of the American Revolution, Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton were fierce political rivals, Hamilton a Federalist and Burr a Jeffersonian Republican. Burr was a known as a skilled marksman and had already fought in two duels before standing opposite Hamilton. Burr’s first opponent was John B. Church, who was Hamilton’s brother-in-law and business partner.… Read More

America’s First .50: Springfield Model 66 Needle Rifle .50-70

When most people think of an American military .50 caliber, the round that comes to mind (deservedly so) is the .50 BMG. It is one of the world’s great machine-gun and long-range sniping loads, adaptable to a number of different situations and in constant service since its introduction in 1918. Still, it was far from… Read More

Budget Battle: Shooting .50-caliber Rifle Alternatives

From top: Watson’s Weapons’ The Boss, Safety Harbor SHF/R50 and the Ligamec Ultralite 50 are all economical .50-caliber rifles that make some use of readily available AR-15 parts. The big .50 BMG has captured shooters’ imaginations since its invention almost 100 years ago. Through most of those years the M2 Browning machine gun was its… Read More

Trijicon RMR Type 2

It’s no secret that miniature red dot sights (MRDS) mounted on pistols are blazing a path toward the future. I’ve been carrying them on various carry pistols for the last 20 months. I have no plans to go back to irons because the benefits are too numerous, especially if you’re dedicated to practice.  During the… Read More

Six Big Window Red Dot Optics

The firearms industry has been on a crusade to reduce the size and weight of nearly every aspect in their product lines. Phrases such as “light is right” and “ounces equal pounds, and pounds equal pain” are often tossed around as sound reasoning. If you’re spending long days in mountains, or your profession is as… Read More

1911 Semi-Auto Pistol – ‘Gun Stories’

Since its birth, America has been driven by invention. The cotton gin, the light bulb, even the microchip. These inventions were created by master mechanics, people with an inherent need to create new technologies and machines. We’ve all been taught the importance of people like Eli Whitney, Thomas Edison, even Bill Gates. But there’s one… Read More

Drive The Gun: How To Use The Support Hand With AR-Type Rifles

Anyone these days can post a video on firearms training and tactics and instantly become an “expert.” We all know that if it’s on the Internet, it must be true. As it relates to firearms training, there is actually some quality stuff that can be gleaned from the World Wide Web. At the same time,… Read More

10 Trends That Will Shape SHOT And 2018

With apologies to the Grinch, Christmas isn’t the only thing that comes without ribbons, comes without tags, comes without packages, boxes or bags. A mere one month after Christmas, the SHOT Show pops up from the fertile ground in Las Vegas like a spanking new Amanita Phalloides mushroom, ready for all unwary hikers. To be… Read More

POTD: SureFire X300 Survives 14 Months Under Water

Gator McKlusky sent these photos to us. I dropped my Surefire X300 in a pond and recovered it after it spent 14 months submerged in water. After the water level dropped, I waded out to where I thought I dropped it and used a magnetic pole to dig around. I finally found it and it… Read More

JUST ANNOUNCED: The New SilencerCo Chimera

Distributors and dealers are starting to catch wind of SilencerCo’s latest release. Pulled from the Accusport catalog is the new Chimera, a no barrel restriction rifle silencer suitable for use with calibers ranging from 5.56mm to .300 Win Mag. The Chimera is compatible with ASR mounts and front caps from the Saker line of centerfire… Read More

Gloria – The Rail mounted Spotter

I’m supposed to write something here, but I’m kind of wordless. I was thinking of making a joke about getting a Rolls Royce Spirit of Ecstasy for your Picatinny Rail, but I’m not sure it would work? I have so many questions, so few answers, about this product. -“I have a really expensive metal 3D Printer,… Read More

Utah Events on Scalia Speaks

I’ll be at BYU law school this Friday, January 26, and at the University of Utah law school on Tuesday, January 30, for lunchtime events on Scalia Speaks sponsored by the law schools’ Federalist Society chapters. (And, yes, I will use the intervening days to enjoy Utah’s wonderful ski slopes with my son.) Full Story… Read More

Beware a Democratic ‘Surrender’ on the Wall

Luis Gutiérrez says he’s willing to build the Wall himself if it helps the Dreamers, and Chuck Schumer put funding for the Wall on the table in his Friday meeting with Trump. There should be an enormous amount of skepticism about this. Even if everyone in Washington has the best of intentions, a Wall is… Read More

Wow: Vanity Fair Wonders If Dems Will ‘Lose the Government Shutdown’

<p>Perhaps it is time to award <em>Vanity Fair</em> contributor T.A. Frank a kewpie doll for experiencing a brief moment of mental clarity. Although his January 21 column takes the requisite liberal shots at President Donald Trump and Republicans over the current government shutdown, when you get past that and dig into his details it amazingly… Read More

Bozell & Graham Column: The Furious Fake News of Feminist Novelists

<p>Since 1973, liberal feminists have celebrated the “right to choose abortion” without admitting the horror – over 60 million lives violently and prematurely ended since the Supreme Court ruled in Roe vs. Wade. The liberals who champion abortion are far more comfortable panicking that abortion “rights” are always in danger, especially when Republicans control Washington.So… Read More

Rolling Stone Claims #ReleaseTheMemo Popularity Due to Russian Bots

<p>If you have been on Twitter recently then you know the red hot hashtag that is #ReleaseTheMemo. So why the popularity? Well, according to Rolling Stone, it is due in large part to the Russians. Yes, the Russians Are Coming to Twitter in the form of their bots to hype that hashtag. The subtitle of <em>Rolling… Read More

CNN’s Doug Brinkley: History Will View Trump’s First Year ‘Terribly’

<p>While a guest on the weekday program <em>CNN Newsroom</em> last week, Doug Brinkley — the Cable News Network’s presidential historian — used the opportunity to slam Republican Donald Trump’s first year in the White House by calling him an “asterisks president” and stating that he will be remembered for “racism” and “bigotry.”</p> Full Story Here… Read More

The Media, LBJ, Clinton and the Trump S-Hole Firestorm

<p>The basic fact is in dispute. According to Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, the President of the United States used the word (this being a family publication I will clean it up) “s-hole” to describe Haiti and Africa in a discussion about immigration. According to others present, not so</p> Full Story Here Newsbusters 2… Read More

Shutdown to end as Dems cave

(Paul Mirengoff) The Senate has reached a deal that will reopen the government by tonight. Only 18 Senators voted against the deal in the context of a motion to end debate. The House is expected to agree to the deal by uniting Republican and Democratic leaders in an agreement on immigration and spending. The bill… Read More

Norway is offering a Trump recovery immigration program

Here’s a refreshing change for you. Every election cycle we hear any number of celebrities and other notable figures swearing that they will move out of the country if their preferred candidate isn’t elected. 2016 was no exception, but as usual, the list of Hollywood elite who promised to flee from the shadow of Trump… Read More

Man Wishes Women In Crowded Bar Would Let Him Read Jane Austen Novel In Peace

MODESTO, CA—Frustrated with the nonstop unwanted intrusions, local man Russell Goldin wished Thursday that the women in crowded O’Donnell’s Pub would let him read his Jane Austen novel in peace. “Jesus, will all these women just go away and let me enjoy Pride And Prejudice without being constantly interrupted,” said… Read more… Full Story Here… Read More

Megyn Kelly relitigates Vietnam War in petty, petty spat with Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda; Megyn Kelly (Credit: AP/Richard Shotwell/Evan Agostini) In a rare display of major-network pettiness, Megyn Kelly used a few precious moments on Monday’s edition of the “Today” show to blast actor and activist Jane Fonda for her actions during the Vietnam War, a conflict that ended almost 42 years ago. Looking directly into the… Read More

Ted Cruz reinvents his stance on the 2013 government shutdown he championed

(Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) As Democrats backed down from their effort to partially close the federal government over a dispute about immigration, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz encountered some severe resistance from reporters after he tried to claim that he had never favored using shut downs as a negotiating tactic even though he was… Read More

22 States File Suit to ‘Stop the FFC’s Illegal Rollback of Net Neutrality’

Jessica Corbett, staff writerA coalition of 22 state attorneys general have come together to file a lawsuit challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s recent move to roll back net neutrality consumer protections, which New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman warns will “turn internet service providers into gatekeepers—allowing them to put profits over consumers while controlling what we see,… Read More

Government Shutdown Goes Into Monday as Senate Inches Toward Deal

Advertisement WASHINGTON — Senators failed on Sunday to reach an agreement to end the government shutdown, ensuring that hundreds of thousands of federal employees would be furloughed Monday morning even as the outlines of a potential compromise came into focus. For much of the day, feverish work by a bipartisan group of senators offered a… Read More

Live Briefing: Senate Votes Overwhelmingly to End Government Shutdown

Advertisement Right Now:The U.S. government is close to reopening. Senate Democrats helped advance a stopgap bill after a G.O.P. pledge to continue immigration talks. Check out our live vote tracker to see how each lawmaker voted. • The Senate voted 81-18 to break the filibuster and reopen the government. • Here is the bipartisan group… Read More

New metal-semiconductor interface for brain-inspired computing

One of the big challenges in computer architecture is integrating storage, memory and processing in one unit. This would make computers faster and more energy efficient. Physicists have taken a big step towards this goal by combining a niobium doped strontium titanate (SrTiO3) semiconductor with ferromagnetic cobalt. At the interface, this creates a spin-memristor with… Read More

Making fuel cells for a fraction of the cost

Researchers now describe the development of an inexpensive, efficient catalyst material for a type of fuel cell called a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, which turns the chemical energy of hydrogen into electricity and is among the most promising fuel cell types to power cars and electronics. Full Story Here Science Daily January 22, 2018… Read More

Epilepsy linked to brain volume and thickness differences

Epilepsy is associated with thickness and volume differences in the grey matter of several brain regions, according to new research. The largest-ever neuroimaging study of people with epilepsy, shows that epilepsy involves more widespread physical differences than previously assumed, even in types of epilepsy that are typically considered to be more benign if seizures are… Read More

Alcohol consumption in late teens can lead to liver problems in adulthood

Alcohol is the leading cause of liver cirrhosis and liver-related deaths. Results of a large long-term study in Sweden have confirmed that drinking during late adolescence could be the first step towards liver problems in adulthood and that guidelines for safe alcohol intake in men might have to be revised downwards. Full Story Here Science… Read More

Virus shown to be likely cause of mystery polio-like illness

A major review has identified strong evidence that a virus called Enterovirus D68 is the cause of a mystery polio-like illness that has paralyzed children in the US, Canada and Europe. Full Story Here Science Daily January 22, 2018 12:24 pm Support Us

Gaza Family Kills Own Son After Hamas Says he Aided Israel

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — A Palestinian family said it had killed one of its members Friday after Gaza’s Hamas rulers said he aided Israel in killing three of the terrorist group’s commanders. Full Story Here Breitbart January 22, 2018 12:22 pm Support Us