News from the Field

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Possible New Big Wave Record Set in Portugal

Carlos Burle, a Brazilian surfer, may have set the new big wave record off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal, yesterday. In the same break where friend and fellow surfer Garrett McNamara set the... Read More

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Nebraska Begins Hunting Cougars

How much does it cost to be the first person to hunt a mountain lion in Nebraska? $13,500. The state's Game and Parks Commission unanimously approved a cougar-hunting season earlier in July, and... Read More

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Sriracha Production Suspended

A small squirt of Sriracha hot sauce can make eyes water and throats burn. So imagine the possible side effects from a 655,000-square-foot Sriracha factory. Residents of Irwindale, California,... Read More

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Kayakers Progress on 4,000-mile Journey

Brothers Russell and Graham Henry, based in Victoria, British Columbia, are midway through their 4,000-mile sea kayaking journey from Belém, Brazil, to Key West, Florida. They finished the... Read More