Good article. An awful lot of people aren't aware of how serious tick-born diseases can be, and an awful lot of tick-born diseases go undiagnosed until it is too late or get misdiagnosed if the doctor isn't aware of the tick bite. This article is definitely a worthwhile read.
Having had rocky mtn tick fever, I can say for a fact you want to make sure you remove ticks properly and check for them regularly. When I discovered a tick buried in the back of my thigh (probably had been there for at least a day) I just ripped it off, leaving the head buried in my skin, exactly the wrong thing to do.
Rather than spend my hard earned pennies on those cool Shoot-N-See targets or even the preprinted targets at sporting goods stores, I save a few bucks for weekend plinking sessions by using paper plates as targets. A 100 count pack of paper plates costs less than a 10 count pack of preprinted targets.
If you are playing with something like a semi auto AK, or building a young shooters confidence with a 22 or shotgun, those big eight inch blanks are perfect for putting holes in all...