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Cell Phone Voyuerism: When Users Capture Tragic Events

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2015 | Technology
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Darsh Patel and his friends, when confronted with the bear, did something that should be counter-intuitive; instead of vacating the area, they remained and made themselves noticeable by taking pictures. I wonder if cell phones allow us to withdraw into a false zone of anonymity.

Bear Bites Off Kid's Arm At Zoo

AP | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — A bear in central China has bitten off the arm of a 9-year-old boy who tried to feed it through its cage, state media and a doctor sa...

Determined Dachshund Survives Bear Attack Twice

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.24.2014 | Good News

Don't let this little guy's short stature fool you. Max, an 8-year-old dachshund, may not look like a fair match in a face-off with a black bear, b...

Authorities Say Bear Attacked And Killed New Jersey Hiker

AP | By DAVID PORTER | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling th...

Woman, 57, Survives Bear Attack In Alaska

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2014 | Green

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - A 57-year-old Alaskan hiker survived after being mauled by a brown bear on a wilderness trail, ...

This Is What It's Like To Be Chased By A Bear

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green

Two men out for a run in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, recently got the scare of a lifetime when a black bear joined them on the trail. In foota...

Officials Admit Mistake After Killing Black Bear

Posted 08.26.2013 | Weird News

Authorities from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources trapped and killed a black bear after it mauled a 12-year-old girl in an attack earlier ...

WATCH: Hunter Survives Insane Wilderness Attack | Posted 08.18.2013 | Weird News

James Tuttle was attacked by a grizzly bear in the northern Alaska mountains. Heavy fog and cloud cover prevented rescuers from reaching him for 36 ho...

Bear Attacks Two Yellowstone Hikers

AP | By MEAD GRUVER and JOHN MILLER | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Four people injured in two separate bear attacks in and near Yellowstone National Park on the same day were able to escape wit...

Bear Mauls Man Outside His Cabin

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green

SHELL LAKE, Wis. -- A man who was attacked by a black bear outside a cabin in northwestern Wisconsin is recovering at a hospital. The Wisconsin Depar...

Man Mauled To Death By Bear In Alaska

AP | MARK THIESSEN | Posted 08.07.2013 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A 64-year-old Fairbanks man was mauled to death by a bear at a remote lake in Alaska's interior, authorities said Friday. The ma...

The Day I Was Blinded By A Bear (NEW BOOK)

Dan Bigley | Posted 07.02.2013 | Books
Dan Bigley

That midsummer day was gloriously warm and sunny, the red salmon were running, I was going fishing with a buddy and I was in love. For that day to end as it did was beyond comprehension.

Man Mauled To Death By Captive Grizzly

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An animal trainer mauled to death while cleaning the Montana pen of two, 500-pound captive brown bears used for filmmaking su...

Oregon Man Mauled By Wounded Bear

AP | Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

TRAIL, Ore. -- An Oregon hunter who helped shoot a bear got a violent surprise when the wounded animal roused itself and put him in a "bear hug." Jac...

Man Reportedly Killed On Island Full Of Bears

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Human remains found ravaged by one or more brown bears on a southeast Alaska island are likely from a Sitka man overdue on ...

San Diego Man Mauled To Death

AP | Posted 08.26.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A hiker in Alaska's Denali National Park photographed a grizzly bear for at least eight minutes before the bear mauled and killed...

Man Wakes Up With Bear On Top Of Him

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.25.2012 | Weird News

When John Steitz woke up from a dream, he found himself in a nightmare. Steitz, who had been napping after a tiring hike, opened his eyes to see a ...

Do Women On Their Period Really Attract Bears?

Posted 08.14.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Bryan Nelson: Women who might think twice about a summer trip to a national park can now officially rest assured: it t...

Alaska Man Pleads For Help In 911 Call After Bear Mauls Him

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 08.12.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A 30-year-old Alaska man mauled by a bear pleads for help in a recorded 911 call, telling the dispatcher he's up a tree and can h...

Bear Rips Open Tent, Attacks 74-Year-Old Woman

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green

PHOENIX (AP) — A bear attacked and injured a 74-year-old Arizona woman camping east of Payson in northern Arizona on Thursday, and now hounds and me...

Mom Saves Family Dog From Bear

Posted 05.08.2012 | Good News

Lilly the golden retriever was in dire straits last Wednesday night when a mother bear attacked her outside the pooch's home in Northampton, Mass. ...

Andy Campbell

Is The Bear Saved Man From Mountain Lion Story A Hoax? | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.04.2012 | Weird News

California wildlife officials produced some scathing lab results while investigating a man's incredible story that a black bear saved him from a mount...

Andy Campbell

AWESOME: Man Says Bear Saved Him From Mountain Lion Attack | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.29.2012 | Weird News

When Robert Biggs finished gazing at a cute, cuddly family of black bears and turned to continue on his day-hike in northern California on Monday, he ...

Butt-Biting Bear Attacks Florida Woman

Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News

A 300-pound black bear bit a woman in the butt Friday morning while she was walking her dog. Luckily, Terri Gurley of Florida lived to grin and bar...

The Sure-Fire Way To Lose A Bear Fight

AP | BY PAUL FOY | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — While bringing a gun to a bear fight may seem like a solid way to win, experts say the gun largely provides a false sense of s...