Kids Still Warned on Christmas Gifts: “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”

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Ralphie in “A Christmas Story” wasn’t the only one. Plenty of kids are still warned by adult buzz-kills that their requested holiday presents will cause them to “shoot their eye out.” Like the infamous Red Ryder BB gun, gifts that apparently pose a danger to today’s young recipients usually resemble weapons. The advocacy group World …

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Kids Still Warned on Christmas Gifts: “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”

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Ralphie in “A Christmas Story” wasn’t the only one. Plenty of kids are still warned by adult buzz-kills that their requested holiday presents will cause them to “shoot their eye out.” Like the infamous Red Ryder BB gun, gifts that apparently pose a danger to today’s young recipients usually resemble weapons. The advocacy group World …

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How and When to Use Trekking Poles

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Trekking poles are an important feature for hiking and mountaineering, providing the support and stability to help propel you forward and upward. The idea of early retirement from our outdoor hiking adventures and replaced joints is a thought not many of us want to think about, but what can we do to ensure we still …

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How and When to Use Trekking Poles

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Trekking poles are an important feature for hiking and mountaineering, providing the support and stability to help propel you forward and upward. The idea of early retirement from our outdoor hiking adventures and replaced joints is a thought not many of us want to think about, but what can we do to ensure we still …

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What’s So Great About TenPoint Crossbows? [PICS]

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Are the products coming from TenPoint Crossbow Technologies all they’re cracked up to be? In the ever expanding horizontal bow world, the name TenPoint Crossbow Technologies is everywhere. With more and more states legalizing crossbows for hunting (in fact, only one state doesn’t allow them to be used for hunting at all) in some way, it seems …

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What’s So Great About TenPoint Crossbows? [PICS]

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Are the products coming from TenPoint Crossbow Technologies all they’re cracked up to be? In the ever expanding horizontal bow world, the name TenPoint Crossbow Technologies is everywhere. With more and more states legalizing crossbows for hunting (in fact, only one state doesn’t allow them to be used for hunting at all) in some way, it seems …

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Families of Newtown Victims Sue Rifle Manufacturer

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Families of nine victims of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have filed a lawsuit against Bushmaster, the maker of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle. The lawsuit claims civilians should not own the weapon. As reported by The Associated Press,” a lawsuit has been filed against the maker of the Bushmaster AR-15 and the sellers of the …

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Families of Newtown Victims Sue Rifle Manufacturer

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Families of nine victims of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have filed a lawsuit against Bushmaster, the maker of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle. The lawsuit claims civilians should not own the weapon. As reported by The Associated Press,” a lawsuit has been filed against the maker of the Bushmaster AR-15 and the sellers of the …

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Bowhunter Attempts Shot on Trophy Buck, How He Misses Will Blow Your Mind [VIDEO]

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We’ve all seen some near-misses, but this is absurd. Bowhunting requires an extreme amount of skill – stalking up to your prey, keeping your arms from shaking, and most of all trusting your aim, because very rarely do you get a second shot. This bowhunter from an unknown area ran into a little bit of an …

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Bowhunter Attempts Shot on Trophy Buck, How He Misses Will Blow Your Mind [VIDEO]

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We’ve all seen some near-misses, but this is absurd. Bowhunting requires an extreme amount of skill – stalking up to your prey, keeping your arms from shaking, and most of all trusting your aim, because very rarely do you get a second shot. This bowhunter from an unknown area ran into a little bit of an …

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