Archives for September, 2015

Welcome to the Doghouse: Catch of the Week | Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

The pressure is palpable, pitting boat against boat and on one troubled vessel, captain against crew. Somehow, the Doghouse rises above the drama and pulls in yet another catch of the week. Waiting in the wings to make a surprise leaderboard attack on the two leaders is fellow southern vessel Doghouse. Stalwart captain Britton Shackelford…

Who Runs the World? Pollinators

With all the attention given to big, charismatic animals—lions, tigers, elephants, and so on—you might think these creatures are the most important ones in nature. And, of course, they are important. But let’s not forget who is responsible for keeping the entire world running: these creatures, of course, are the pollinators. These winged insects and…

Double Trouble: Catch of the Week | Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

Time is disappearing and so are the fish. The captains and crew are desperate for some final catches, but the impending annual migration heightens the pressure as one father and son team struggle to see eye-to-eye. After a recent slip-up from Austin which cost the Doghouse crew a yellowfin catch, Captain Britton Shackelford is determined…

Five Mayflower Myths Debunked

On the 6th of September, 1620 – the Mayflower embarked on its harrowing, 66-day voyage across the ocean, each of its passengers headed for a new life in the New World. To mark the anniversary of this historic event, we present: Five Mayflower Myths Debunked Aka five things that popular history has been lying about to your face #5. The Mayflower landed on Plymouth Rock. Actually, the…