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DIY Mosquito Trap – Worth A Try? [VIDEO]

If you live in Central New York, you know quite well that mosquitoes can be a pain in the well…..you know.  Usually I’m the one who will go to the store and buy a fogger, or other chemical to wipe them out.  Typically I’m not the “home remedy” guy, but I saw this and thought it was worth a try. 

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Have You Ever Heard Of “Dry Drowning” Or “Secondary Drowning”?

This is something that I had never heard of until just last year, and as I read more about it, the more astonished I became.  Many people don’t realize that people can drown even after they’re out of the water. It’s a rare phenomenon known as “dry drowning” or “secondary drowning.”

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Super Easy Camping Hacks for Your Next Trip into the Wilderness [VIDEO]

With the warm weather, many people have one thing on their minds--camping. Let's face it, camping is so much fun; however, it can be a pain packing and remembering everything for the trip--not to mention it's time consuming, too. Here are some time-saving tips for your next camping trip.

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Boilermaker Schmoilermaker – Who’s Going To The Utica Mighty Run?

Of course we've had the Boilermaker for decades, but have you heard of the Mighty Run? This is anything BUT a straightforward road race and is more reminiscent of a wilderness boot camp than anything else!

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Lyme Disease Q & A: Facts You Should Know Before You Take That Hike

It’s play-outside season for all of us now, finally, and with new reports that more deer ticks survived the winter, we need to arm ourselves with the facts about Lyme disease.

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Category: Health, Outdoors, Summer Fun
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Report Says More Ticks Survived Winter — Look Out for Lyme Disease This Summer

A new report indicates that there is likely a larger population of deer ticks this season, meaning there are more tiny carriers of Lyme disease to look out for.

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6 Easy Outdoor Fitness Activities You Can Start Right Now

With the weather getting better and the days getting longer, it’s the perfect time to get outside. Nature-based activities tend to make people happier, so get outside and get fit.

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Monkeys Can Now Make Fires And Roast Marshmallows. Better Than Us

So, what's a bonobo? Well a monkey, ape, chimp, primate, whatever floats your boat, but that's not the big question here. What if the planet of the apes franchise was spot on in it's predictions that our so -called distant relatives eventually taking over

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Miss The April 15th Blood Moon? Watch Time Lapse Footage Of The Lunar Eclipse Here!

Whether or not you got up in time to see it here in Central New York, we were treated to the awesome sight of a thick layer of clouds... But as always, it's clearer everywhere else but here... Here's a timelapse video put together by the Griffith Observatory in case you missed this

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Getting Your Lawnmower Ready For Action [VIDEO]

Like a song once said, "It's been a long time coming", spring weather has been an elusive item here in central New York. But when the buds are on the trees, and the grass starts to turn green, it'll be time to start mowing. If you've been storing your power mower in the garage or shed all winter long, what do you need to know about getting it ready? Glad you asked.

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What Exactly Is A Blood Moon Eclipse And When Can We See It?

When you think of April 15th, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Tax deadline right? Well, not if you're into astronomy. Around 3am EST this coming Tuesday, the Earth's shadow will start to blot out the moon and by 330am a full lunar eclipse should be in full swing, but this one is different than most.

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Think We’ll Ever See The Yellowstone Supervolcano Erupt?

This past Sunday, Yellowstone National Park experienced an earthquake to the tune of 4.8 on the Richter Scale which is the most significant one in almost 30-plus years. This fact and others have since sparked a flurry of discussion

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