Sweden is a hotbed for startups, having spawned success stories like Spotify and Skype. One Stockholm-based startup you probably haven't head of is Fishbrain, a social networking app for anglers. The "Instagram of fishing" lets users share information about the fish they've caught, like where they caught them, what type of bait they used, and how big a fish they managed to snag.
The crew aboard a New Zealand fishing boat on Thursday hauled up a surprising and gruesome catch: a small plane with a body inside.
Authorities suspect the plane is a 5.7-metre aerobatic biplane that was home-assembled from a kit and flown by missing Auckland pilot Daroish Kraidy.
“I always said if he was to be found it would be purely by accident, and that’s exactly what happened,” Kraidy’s ex-wife, Judy, told Fairfax Media. “It’s like a miracle. It’s a very big ocean.”
Sounds absurd, doesn't it? But, when doesn't an idea which pushes the limits of an industry (or in this case a sport) sound ridiculous initially? That is how industries evolve though. Perhaps salmon fishing in a country famed for its deserts is a trivial example, but it brings to light how - with enough passion, ...
Cormorant fishing on China's Li River is all but dying out. Fisherman set out with domesticated cormorants, a seabird, on bamboo rafts before sunrise and often in the early evening. These birds prey on fish. But the fishermen tie threads around the necks of the cormorants to prevent them from swallowing the fish they catch. Once the threads are set, the fishermen begin chanting on their boats to prompt the birds to dive down and retrieve the fish. They control their birds with long poles
Billionaire hedge fund manager Larry Robbins shared a gripping tale in his latest investor letter about how he and his son survived a disastrous fishing trip while on vacation in Anguilla this past December. [via Institutional Investor]
How long does it take for the average rich person to become rich? Ten years, 20 years? How about a minimum of 32 years? That's how long it took the average self-made millionaire, according to my data. And let me repeat — that's the minimum. It took 38 years for 52% and 42 years for 21%. Only a handful, 4%, became wealthy in less than 27 years.
PETERHEAD (United Kingdom) (AFP) - "One, two, two. One, three, four. One, three, six," the auctioneer bellows in a rich Doric accent native to Aberdeenshire in northeast Scotland.With each new price, his warm breath creates plumes of steam in the near freezing, cavernous hall that is Peterhead wholesale fish market.
Ron Rowland submits:Global X brought out the Global X Fishing Industry ETF (FISN) yesterday (5/4/11), targeting companies engaged in commercial fishing, fish farming, fish processing or the marketing and sale of fish and fish products.