Category Archives: Offbeat

Moose Stomps Iditaord Lead Dog and Jumps Into Sled

The Anchorage Daily News reports a moose on the Denali Highway stomped to death the lead dog of an Iditarod musher. Ramey Smyth’s as he zipped the dog into his sled basket with the early evening fading into a 50 … Continue reading

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Snopes Deams 2 Tsunami Photo Galleries on Internet Urban Legends

Snopes has deamed that two sets of tsunami photos circulating on the net are Urban Legends. Snopes write up basically notes the city is probably not Phuket and adds the recorded waves were 4m high.

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Two Way Radio Prank Touches Off Massive Mount Magazine Search

The Northwest Arkansas News reports that a boy touched off a massive 100 person and helicopter search on Mount Magazine after he told a construction worker near the summit on a two-radio that his dad was hurt and he needed … Continue reading

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How to Acclimatize in the Comfort of Your Own Home (for only $7,000)

Adam Helman has this interesting post over in the cohp. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cohp/ For those with more cash in their wallet than time on their hands to properly acclimatize ….(such as a practicing physician???) http://www.hypoxictent.com/

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Mule vs. Mountain Lion

These pics came from somebody in a hunting party in Arizona. Yes, the horse killed the Mountain Lion! The Cougar had been stalking them for the better part of the morning, on the way out to a hunt. They were … Continue reading

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Woman Seeks to Have Husband Declared Dead After He Didn’t Return from Hike in Volcano National Park

According to the Star Bulletin an Indiana woman is asking that her husband be declared legally dead after not apparently not returning from a hike in Volcano Lands National Park. Tamara Lynch filed a missing-person report with the Warrick County … Continue reading

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Group Flags Rescuers With Flash Cameras on Snowdon

Group Flags Rescuers With Flash Cameras on Snowdon

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