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  • Terrified turkeys to fall from sky again

    10/05/2016 8:56:11 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 28 replies
    Arkansas Times ^ | 10/5/16 | Brantly
    Bill Bowden reported in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette this morning that they'll be dropping live turkeys out of an airplane over Yellville again this Friday and Saturday at Yellville's Turkey Trot Festival. The FAA said it doesn't get into animal cruelty issues (and you can be sure the local prosecutor has been bullied to silence by the locals on the issue). As long as the pilot, Mountain View pharmacist Dana Woods, doesn't drop turkeys over a crowd, the regulators say there's nothing they can do. Woods has been smirking about this cruel practice for years as the Phantom Pilot. There was...
  • Dogs Rescued From Dog Meat Farm in South Korea

    05/03/2016 4:03:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | 5/3
    The six dogs are now with SPCA of Texas in Dallas.Six dogs who were rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea by Humane Society International arrived at the SPCA of Texas in Dallas just after midnight Tuesday. The pups will be evaluated and treated for any medical issues before eventually being put up for adoption. The six dogs in Dallas are part of a group of 250 dogs and puppies rescued by HSI's Animal Rescue Team from a dog meat farm in Wonju, South Korea. All of those dogs are now with shelters that are part of...
  • Rare Dolphin Dies for Mob Selfie

    02/18/2016 7:24:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 27 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | February 18, 2016 | James Joiner
    Two Franciscana dolphins were ripped from the waves near an Argentinan resort last week, then manhandled to shore, where they were passed around a clutching mob seeking cute selfie moments. In the process, at least one of the intelligent, playful cetaceans died from the experience. Franciscana, or La Plata, dolphins are unable to spend as long out of the water as their larger brethren. “At least one of these dolphins suffered a horrific, traumatic and utterly unnecessary death, for the sake of a few photographs,” a spokesperson from the World Animal Protection group told ABC in Australia, condemning the despicable...
  • Feeling peckish? Feast your eyes on these tasty treats from around the world

    04/21/2012 5:17:51 PM PDT · by rawhide · 11 replies ^ | 4-21-12 | Paul Milligan
    The UK may not have the reputation for the most exciting or adventurous cuisine in the world, and looking at this array of astonishing edible 'treats' from around the globe, it seems we have along way to go. If any of these nibbles takes your fancy you may have go further afield than the shelves of your local Waitrose or Sainsbury's to see the likes of boiled rat, armadillo or caramelised locust. So those with a strong constitution should make their way to far-flung places such as Malawi, the Ivory Coast or North Korea where some of these crazy snacks...
  • Deadliest Catch wins all 4 Emmy's, King Crab moves to Antarctica

    09/12/2011 2:18:42 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 18 replies
    huliq ^ | 9-12-11 | Anissa Ford
    Deadliest Catch was nominated this season for four Emmy's. "Deadliest Catch" went up against "Myth Busters" for Outstanding Reality Program and won. "Deadliest Catch" also captured the Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography, Outstanding Picture Editing and Outstanding sound mixing. This is great news for fans (and cast members and producers and editors and cameramen) who've been watching the show for a long time. The creative arts industry has affirmed and acknowledged the intelligent and inspiring television that most of its viewers have seen as the show developed into a more intense interpersonal drama from a random story of water cowboys searching...
  • Police: Woman Assaulted With Bratwurst

    07/26/2011 11:37:45 AM PDT · by Lmo56 · 21 replies
    KCCI - Des Moines ^ | 7/26/11 | David Derong
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines police said woman living on the 1400 block of East 9th Street was assaulted with a bratwurst Monday night after refusing to fight with a homeless woman.
  • smell of frying bacon offends Muslims

    10/21/2010 9:43:43 AM PDT · by Puppage · 103 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10/21/2010 | Puppage
    A hard-working cafe owner has been ordered to tear down an extractor fan - because the smell of her frying bacon 'offends' Muslims. Planning bosses acted against Beverley Akciecek, 49, after being told her next-door neighbour's Muslim friends had felt 'physically sick' due to the 'foul odour'.
  • We can build whatever animal you want to eat, say scientists

    09/21/2010 11:37:47 AM PDT · by Scythian · 84 replies
    TINKER with the genetics of salmon and maybe you create a revolutionary new food source that could help the environment and feed the hungry. Or maybe you're creating what some say is an untested "frankenfish" that could cause unknown allergic reactions and the eventual decimation of the wild salmon population. The US Food and Drug Administration hears both arguments this week when it begins a two-day meeting on whether to approve the marketing of the genetically engineered fish, which would be the first such animal approved for human consumption. The agency has already said the salmon, which grows twice...
  • Preserved in ice for 100 years, the whisky Shackleton used to keep out the cold.

    11/04/2009 6:03:37 PM PST · by GSP.FAN · 41 replies · 1,672+ views
    MailOnline ^ | 03 March 2007 | Peter Gillman
    They say whisky matures with age...but leaving it embedded in the Antarctic ice for almost 100 years may be going a bit far.
  • Sumatran Striped Rabbit

    11/12/2008 4:03:42 AM PST · by Revski · 30 replies · 512+ views
    YouTube ^ | 11/12/08 | Revski
    The Sumatran Striped Rabbit (Nesolagus netscheri), also known as the Sumatra Short-eared Rabbit or Sumatran Rabbit, is a rabbit found only in forest in the Barisan Mountains in western Sumatra, Indonesia. It is listed as a critically endangered species its rarity may be due to deforestation and habitat loss.
  • Butchering of deer closes restaurant

    10/27/2008 12:22:34 PM PDT · by Mr. Dough · 34 replies · 1,297+ views
    The Buffalo News ^ | 10/27/08 | Maki Becker
    A Chinese restaurant in the Town of Hamburg was shut down by the Erie County Health Department Friday after an inspector found employees butchering a deer inside. Officials dont know whether the dead deer at China King, 5999 South Park Ave., had been hunted or if it was road kill...
  • In Venezuela, Rodents Can Be a Delicacy

    03/20/2007 11:02:30 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 34 replies · 669+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 21 Mar 2007 | Simon Romero
    SAN FERNANDO DE APURE, Venezuela ? As dusk fell on the tropical wetland crawling with iguanas and small crocodilian caimans, Jos? Ismael Jim?nez pointed his harpoon at a rodent about the size of a Labrador retriever. With aim that comes from years of practice, he landed his spear on the back of its head. Farmhands turned hunters stalking the wild capybara, reputedly the world?s largest rodent, on Saturday on Hato Santa Luisa. One of them hurled a harpoon at a wounded capybara. The meat is then salted and dried. But this hunt was not about ridding the country?s southern plains...
  • Sharks rebel at Brazil beach

    07/30/2006 9:49:05 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 27 replies · 1,777+ views
    The Calgary Sun ^ | 30 July 2006 | Tara Merrin
    Something horrifying is happening in the waters off Brazil. Sharks are attacking surfers near the city of Recife at an unprecedented rate, scaring the locals and forcing the government to ban the sport at one of its most popular beaches. Over the past decade, 45 people have been attacked by bull sharks in the region, 16 were deadly. And while these attacks are not unheard of, the fact the port city had recorded only one in the 75 years prior, is perplexing. Are the sharks rebelling? Have they had enough of people overcrowding their home? Or is there something less...
  • I like my dogs grilled or sauted, reveals Danish prince

    05/03/2006 1:02:56 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 33 replies · 646+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | May 3, 2006 | Kate Connolly
    Prince Henrik, the prince consort of Denmark, has shocked animal lovers by declaring that dog meat - fried or grilled - is one of his favourite dishes.The 72-year-old prince, a Frenchman by birth, said his penchant for dog meat had developed from the time he spent growing up and studying in Vietnam. But the disclosure, made in an interview with a Danish magazine, has shocked the nation, particularly as the prince is the honorary president of the Danish Dachshund Club. He has several dachshunds and, despite publishing a cookery book called Ikke Altid Gaselever (Not Always Goose Liver), has even...
  • Balinese vow to serve up terrorist-meat satay with coconut sauce and pig's blood

    10/04/2005 10:25:06 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 62 replies · 1,826+ views
    The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) ^ | Oct. 5, 2005 | Catharine Munro in Bali
    Angry islanders vent their fury yet again The placard expressing Bali's fury over the latest bombings was gruesomely witty. As Hindus prepared to celebrate a religious holiday, demonstrators called for terrorists to be slaughtered and eaten as part of the festivities. "Menu for Galongan: satay made from the Bali bombers," read the sign, published on the front page of the newspaper Radar Bali. In an insult to any Muslim, it said the meal of skewered meat should be served with coconut sauce and pig's blood. "Indonesia is a nest of terrorists, please kill the bombers as soon as possible," another...
  • KFC in Texas greets PETA with sprinklers

    04/14/2005 5:58:05 AM PDT · by CFW · 68 replies · 2,010+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 4/14/05 | staff
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A trio of animal-rights protesters didn't find any welcome mat when they stopped at a KFC, but the restaurant manager did turn on the sprinkler system for them. Manager John Olivo turned the sprinklers on full blast to soak the protesters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals who were standing by the curb. They were campaigning for more humane methods of killing. The protesters, including one in a chicken suit, were followed by a man with a microphone who said he eats beef
  • The Hobbit Hole XIX - Tomorrow we may come this way...

    01/27/2005 9:59:05 AM PST · by ecurbh · 7,423 replies · 39,968+ views
    Welcome to The Hobbit Hole! Tomorrow we may come this way... First thread: New Zealander builds Hobbit holeSecond thread: The New Hobbit HoleThird thread: The Hobbit Hole III - Journey to the Cross-roads! (Congratulations, we filled it up!) Fourth Thread: The Hobbit Hole IV - The Road Goes Ever On...Fifth Thread: The Hobbit Hole V - Where Many Paths and Errands Meet...Sixth Thread: The Hobbit Hole VI - And Whither Then? I Cannot Say...Seventh Thread: The Hobbit Hole VII - But not yet weary are our feet... Eighth Thread: The Hobbit Hole VIII - Still round the corner we may...
  • Tigers Bite Back, Killing 18 Riau Villagers

    01/13/2005 6:00:17 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 12 replies · 2,417+ views ^ | Jan. 10, 2005 | Staff
    Laksamana.Net - Sumatran tigers, on the brink of extinction due to poaching and rampant illegal logging, killed 18 people in and around a conservation forest in Riau province last year, an official said Monday (10/1/05). The attacks took place in the 150,000-acre Senepis Tiger Conservation Area and in outlying villages, said John Kenedie, head of Riaus Nature Conservation Office. "In 2004 alone, 18 villagers were killed. Over the past five years, there have been 40 locals who had fallen prey of the Sumatran tigers," he was quoted as saying by state news agency Antara. He said the endangered tigers often...
  • No matter how you cut it up, eating people is simply wrong -

    12/07/2003 4:54:53 PM PST · by UnklGene · 40 replies · 617+ views
    The Telegraph - UK ^ | December 8, 2003 | Barbara Amiel
    No matter how you cut it up, eating people is simply wrong - By Barbara Amiel (Filed: 08/12/2003) Not a few modern cannibals in the West have been German and it would be tempting to say, after reading the testimony of self-confessed cannibal Armin Meiwes, now on trial in Kassel, that eating people is a peculiarly German thing to do. But there have been some American and British cannibals, with the odd Russian as well. What may be an EU speciality is that apparently cannibalism is not a crime - though using wooden chopping boards may be. Somehow, one would...
  • Carnival of the Capitalists

    10/14/2003 11:40:10 AM PDT · by TastyManatees · 1 replies · 160+ views
    BusinessPundit ^ | 10/13/03 | BusinessPundit
    Carnival of the Capitalists Welcome to the first edition of the Carnival of the Capitalists. Modeled after the Carnival of the Vanities, this weekly roundup is intended to be a "Best Of the Blogosphere" for posts covering business, economics, stocks, accounting, taxes, business law, and related topics. More info can be found in my first post on the subject. There are some excellent posts here from some very intelligent people. I hope this eventually gets recognized by the major business news sources because, while bloggers may not always write as well as the pros, I think we can provide a...
  • Wine Glut Gratifies Consumers, Hurts Small Domestic Wineries

    04/02/2003 9:19:03 AM PST · by WaterDragon · 26 replies · 217+ views
    Oregon Magazine ^ | April 1, 2003 | Fred Delkin
    A wartime economy, domestic overproduction of grapes and a flood of inexpensive imports have combined to benefit the average wine consumer. A visit to Trader Joes underlines this situation. TJs tasted and embraced the Charles Shaw label as an exclusive for their 141-store chain, selling at a mere $1.99 in California, where it gained the sobriquet late last year of Two buck Chuck. Oregon taxes moved the price to $2.99 locally, where TJ stacks cases of Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Merlot in floor displays that chain-wide have moved some 2 million cases in less than a year. This...
  • I was a vegetarian - but now I'm a happy meat-eater

    02/18/2003 2:19:47 AM PST · by MadIvan · 77 replies · 1,393+ views
    The Irish Independent ^ | February 18, 2003 | Louis Williams
    I was brought up vegetarian, and remained that way until relatively recently, when a visit to Paris inspired me to move over to the carnivorous side of the culinary divide. And since then, I've been catching up I've tried pretty much everything from hamburgers to snails to steak tartare. I've found that while chicken and turkey leave my taste buds cold, nothing can beat a medium rare fillet steak, preferably washed down with a glass of red. My life as a vegetarian started when my parents took a trip to Amsterdam. I would have been about six at the time,...
  • Cirque Du Soleil Does Circus Magic Without Animals (PETA alert)

    01/09/2003 7:49:43 PM PST · by nwrep · 12 replies · 1,261+ views
    Reuters ^ | Thu Jan 9 | Paul Majendie
    LONDON (Reuters) - Forget the tigers, the elephants and the dancing bears. Cirque du Soleil will never travel the world with performing animals. "We don't agree with the way the animals are dressed to do their tricks. We prefer to give jobs to human beings," said Pierre Parisien from the renowned Quebec troupe that has inspired a circus renaissance around the globe. "They are animals, not performers. They should be in the jungle," the artistic director of the troupe's "Saltimbanco" show told Reuters after its London opening this week. "We do not agree with the way they are trained...
  • Stars Steer Clear of Summit [hypocrisy alert]

    08/28/2002 1:37:33 PM PDT · by spald · 16 replies · 235+ views
    The BBC News Online ^ | August 28, 2002 | staff writer
    Wednesday, 28 August, 2002, 11:36 GMT 12:36 UK Stars steer clear of summit International stars of film and music have failed to put in expected appearances at the beginning of the World Development Summit in Johannesburg. Leonardo DiCaprio cancelled an appearance despite recently calling on President Bush to travel to the summit. He was due to support a project to save great apes, but has pulled out because of "contractual obligations" in the United States. Thelma and Louise star Susan Sarandon and Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart were among the other celebrities to call upon President Bush to make the...
  • Lobsters, caviar and brandy for MPs at Earth Summit on starvation

    08/26/2002 7:58:21 PM PDT · by GaryMontana · 90 replies · 455+ views
    On Line Sun ^ | Aug 26, 2002 | NEIL SYSON
    THE sickening champagne and caviar lifestyle being enjoyed by Earth Summit delegates was exposed yesterday. They are gorging on mountains of lobster, oysters and fillet steak at the Johannesburg conference aimed at ending FAMINE. As the summit began yesterday, desperate kids in nearby shanty towns queued for water at standpipes. Bigwig politicians among the 60,000 delegates, including Deputy PM John Prescott, also get vintage bubbly and brandy. Taxpayers are footing the 500,000 bill for the 70-strong British party. Friends of the Earth called the extravagance deplorable. The head chef of the swanky hotel hosting Earth Summit bigwigs described the...