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Fact Checker: Did Explorer Peter Freuchen Save His Life with a Poop Chisel?

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Fact Checker: Did Explorer Peter Freuchen Save His Life with a Poop Chisel?

Myths, lies, and old wives’ tales loom large in the outdoor pursuits. Here at MeatEater, we’re dedicated to separating facts from bullsh*t, so we created this series to examine suspect yarns. If there’s a belief, rumor, or long-held assumption you’d like us to fact check, drop us a note at...
Bar Room Banter: The WWII Crocodile Massacre

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Bar Room Banter: The WWII Crocodile Massacre

There’s a difference between book smart and bar smart. You may not be book smart, but this series can make you seem educated and interesting from a barstool. So, belly up, mix yourself a glass of LMNT Recharge, and take notes as we look at the deadliest animal attack in modern history. Powered by...
What Does Bigfoot Eat?

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What Does Bigfoot Eat?

We don’t believe in Bigfoot at MeatEater, but we’re damn interested in him. To see if our crew of staunch skeptics could be swayed, we gathered the most respected Bigfoot authorities to answer our most pressing questions. This is part four of our eight-part series, Ask a Squatcher. I’ve always heard...
Is Bigfoot Dangerous?

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Is Bigfoot Dangerous?

We don’t believe in Bigfoot at MeatEater, but we’re damn interested in him. To see if a crew of staunch skeptics could be swayed, we gathered the most respected Bigfoot authorities to answer our most pressing questions. This is part three of our eight-part series, Ask a Squatcher. An oft-debated...
Why Have Bigfoot Sightings Decreased?

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Why Have Bigfoot Sightings Decreased?

We don’t believe in Bigfoot at MeatEater, but we’re damn interested in him. To see if a crew of staunch skeptics could be swayed, we gathered the most respected Bigfoot authorities to answer our most pressing questions. This is part two of our eight-part series, Ask a Squatcher. According to a...
What’s the Best Evidence Bigfoot Exists?

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What’s the Best Evidence Bigfoot Exists?

We don’t believe in Bigfoot at MeatEater, but we’re damn interested in him. To see if a crew of staunch skeptics could be swayed, we gathered the most respected Bigfoot authorities to answer our most pressing questions. This is part one of our eight-part series, Ask a Squatcher. I don’t believe that...
4 Best Theories on Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Location

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4 Best Theories on Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Location

It’s been a month since Forrest Fenn announced his treasure was claimed, but the public is still not much closer to knowing the bounty’s location or finder. Despite photos surfacing of the chest and its contents, Fenn said he won’t reveal more details until the man from “back East” gives him the OK...
The First Thanksgiving: Wild Game, Extinction, and Stuffing

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The First Thanksgiving: Wild Game, Extinction, and Stuffing

A few years ago, Twitter put together a list of the most tweeted-about food on Thanksgiving. It was stacked with the classics like ham, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pie. If social media existed when the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians celebrated the first Turkey Day, the plates appearing on...
Bar Room Banter: Sex on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Bar Room Banter: Sex on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

There’s a difference between book smart and bar smart. You may not be book smart, but this series can make you seem educated and interesting from a barstool. So, belly up, pour yourself a glass of something good and take notes as we go under the covers of Lewis and Clark’s famed expedition. Prior to...
Bar Room Banter: The Most Secluded Humans on Earth

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Bar Room Banter: The Most Secluded Humans on Earth

There’s a difference between book smart and bar smart. You may not be book smart, but this series can make you seem educated and interesting from a barstool. So, belly up, pour yourself a glass of something good and take mental notes as we look at the most remote tribe in the world. North Sentinel...