An inside look at guns in Canada: Andy Clark of Reuters takes you to the DVC Indoor Shooting Centre in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia — the only indoor shooting centre in the province that rents firearms to the public without a license and the Vancouver Gun Club — a shotgun-only club that has a regular membership of about 400 and sells an estimated 1,100 day passes each year.
April 2 Photo Brief: North Korea makes nuclear threats, 100th floor of the One World Trade Center, funeral for victims of Myanmar mosque fire
North Korea makes nuclear threats, 100th floor of the One World Trade Center, funeral for victims of Myanmar mosque fire and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Photos may depict death or injury.
The unique sport of curling remains mostly out of the spotlight. But every four years, that changes, says brothers Hunter and Caleb Clawson, of Clarksville. After each winter Olympics, the Potomac Curling Club in Laurel sees a huge influx in interest at its meetings and open houses. For now, it’s just a core group of devotees shuffling up and down the ice.
The Clawsons, trained by their father Eric for the past eight years, are competing in the International Curling Championships this week in Vancouver. On Sunday, the Clawsons did some training exercises and competed in a friendly match with other club members.
The video below was partly shot on a GoPro camera attached to a curling stone to give a rare perspective of the sport.
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The smiling lady that sent the new Pope packing for the priesthood, models walk the runway in edible attire during the second Bordeaux’s Chocolate fair, Justin Bieber plays on after apologizing for his online slam against Lindsay Lohan, environmental artist Christo unveils his “Big Air Package” and more in today’s daily brief.
Hormel’s infamous “spiced ham” celebrates 75th years of canned meat goodness, a child forages through a forest of automotive parts in Mumbai, giants and big heads wander the streets of Pamplona and more in today’s daily brief.
Work and play in Pakistan, foraging “freegans” in Canada, preparing for the Paralympics and more in today’s daily brief.
Returning giant pandas to the wild, a “SlutWalk” in Israel, topless students protest tuition hikes in Montreal and more in today’s daily brief.