Before writing this, just for fun I googled "What's so great about Wisconsin?" After going though literally hundreds of things that people online said made Wisconsin a wonderful place, I was stunned to see that the word "kangaroos" didn't make a single list.
Wisconsin-produced food has been in the news lately. First, we get the flap about Wisconsinites not being able to buy Ireland-produced KerryGold Butter at their local stores. Now, in an effort to placate their large bovine population, Wisconsin lawmakers are doing something you'd have thought they would have done years ago.
In the interests of full disclosure, I have been fishing a total of 3 times. Once, when I was a kid, I badgered my dad into taking me out fishing. We caught, together, a grand total of zero fish, but at least it rained all day, and we got a flat tire coming home.
After reports of twin shark attacks off the shore of North Carolina, some are asking the Jaws-esque question, "Is it safe to go into the water?"
Christopher Ingraham of the Washington Post crunched the numbers and says...yes, it is, at least compared to other potentially deadly animals:
If we want to properly contextualize shark attacks, we need to compare sharks to their peers -- bears
I guess I'm on kind of an "animal roll."
Yesterday, we took a look at the woman who trained her pet mouse to ring the doorbell when it wanted in.
Today, we continue with...bovines.
When I was a kid, my next door neighbor, John, played the trombone in the school band...