Month: March 2017

Why Birds Do not Need Rudders

Well, as a pilot myself I have a fascination for anything that flies whether imagined or actual. Therefore, I have no problem sitting in a park and watching birds fly by putting on a private air show going about their business and doing their thing. They seem to enjoy flying sideways, and their maneuverability is […]

Scott Tidal Fly Rod Review

2015 seems like the year of the mid priced rod. Every rod maker looks to be saying "out with the old and in with the new" when it comes to mid range rods this season. I will be taking you through the world of these new mid ranged rods one by one, starting with the […]

How to Keep Your Small Pet Warm in Winter

Keeping warm in the winter is essential for all animals and your small rodents / cavies are no exception. Below are some tips to keep your pets healthy in cold weather. Rodents (rats, hamsters, gerbils) The first most cost effective way of keeping your rodents warm is to add extra bedding to their home. The […]

The Damaging Effects of Hail

Hail stones can range from around 5 millimetres in size to as large as 150 millimetres. Hail stones are made up of solid ice, and these larger ones that can come hurtling out of the sky during rough thunderstorms can naturally cause major damage and destruction. Those without protective canopies risk severe damage to property […]

Why Do not Moms Fly to the Moon?

Surely, in the days before man invented artificial light, moths would have been attracted to the only light source at night – the moon. Would not they have just kept on flying until they dropped out of exhaustion? In fact does this not happen today in sparsely populated areas, where the moon is still the […]

Racing Pigeons Using The Natural System

Racing pigeons using the Natural System is popular with many fanciers. The Natural System takes advantage of a bird's natural instinct to mate, nest and rear young. What uses the Natural System takes is knowledge and observation. Since pigeons are disturbed during different times of the breeding cycle keeping up to date and accurate records […]