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Shooting Down a Tiny Drone is Nearly Impossible, Even With Machine Guns

I turns out, those drone hunting permits that Colorado wisely declined to issue earlier this year man not have done much good anyway. As this video shows, hitting a drone on the wing is really, really hard. Even if you bring fully automatic weapons to the party. Read More >>

Judge Dredd's Lawgiver Smart Gun Nears Reality with Fingerprint-Scanning Trigger Lock

In the 2000 AD comics, anyone who had the balls to disarm the brutal Judge Dredd and attempt to use his Lawgiver pistol against him would be left flailing, with the weapon smart enough to know when it wasn't being wielded by the lawman. It's a concept that's now set to become a reality thanks to the Sentinl Identilock. Read More >>

These Weapon Cutaways are Incredibly Revealing

Behold this precise and totally awesome cutaway rendering of a Colt .45 pistol by Ukrainian illustrator Alex Lartsev—aka Abiator. Read More >>

Facebook and Instagram in Gun Sale Post Clampdown -- But Will FB Friends Really Become Grasses?

Facebook and Instagram announced on Wednesday that they would tighten policies to make it more difficult to buy and trade illegal guns on their websites. Because sharing cat memes on social networks obviously just won't cut it these days. Read More >>

This Watch-Controlled Smart Pistol Aims to Make Owning a Gun Safer

Last week, a gun shop in California introduced a new addition to its stock: A .22-caliber pistol that only works when the user is wearing the accompanying RFID-enabled watch. It's being heralded as the "iPhone of guns." Read More >>

This Simple Invention Seals Gunshot Wounds in 15 Seconds Flat

To stop bleeding, apply pressure—with tiny sponges. A group of veterans, scientists, and engineers in Oregon have a developed a device that uses small medical sponges to stop bleeding from gunshot wounds in just 15 seconds. Read More >>

Can You Safely Catch a Bullet Fired By a Gun?

Catching a bullet as it flies through the air is a tired old illusion—but can it actually be done in real life? Surprisingly, yes—at least, theoretically. Read More >>

All the Crazy Stuff People Tried to Bring on Aeroplanes Last Year

The USA's airline security service, the TSA, screened 638,705,790 passengers in 2013, and as we learned last year, if you look deeply within the possessions of that many people, you're gonna find some weird stuff. Tonnes of weird stuff. Here's a rundown of the craziest objects TSA found in 2013. Read More >>

The 20 Weirdest, Coolest Liquor Bottles in the World

Generally speaking, it's what's inside a bottle that counts. It could come out of a yak udder just as long as it still tastes like a fine, single-malt Scotch. Still, there's nothing wrong with a little creative packaging. And booze bottles come in some of the most creative, decadent, and just plain bizarre designs you can imagine. Read More >>

These Computer-Guided "Smart" Rifles Will Make Anyone a Crack Shot

Not every soldier out there is a quick-drawing Billy The Kid -- some need a little more help when it comes to dealing death on the battlefield. A new breed of computer-aided weaponry could however, for better or worse, help make sure that their aim is true. Read More >>

Cop Cams to Record The Shootings of the UK's Armed Police

Members of the UK police who carry guns will soon be required to have a webcam attached to their lapels too, in order to provide visual evidence of their actions and hopefully restore trust in the work of our armed police. Read More >>

This Rubber Band Gatling Gun Fires 14 Rounds Per Second

Rubber band gatling guns are not a new invention, but good God, they keep getting better. Read More >>

Mikhail Kalashnikov, Inventor of the AK-47, Has Died

Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, passed away yesterday morning at the age of 94, according to the BBC. Read More >>

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Okay Sure, Let's Watch a Real-Life Laser Gun Destroy Raw Pork

What do you like to do in your free time? Play boardgames? Watch Netflix? Cook quinoa? These are all perfectly normal ways to while away your days, but German hobbyist Patrick Priebe builds laser guns. This is a perfectly awesome way to spend your free time. Read More >>

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This Gigantic German Gun Can Ruin Your Week from 30 Miles Away

The Germans know a thing or two about building big guns. Incredibly, while this self-governing Howitzer is only a fraction the size of the Nazis' Gustav, it's just as deadly, with the ability to strike targets up to 30 miles away. Don't bother running. Read More >>

Transport Security Seizes Tiny Toy Gun From Stuffed Monkey, and Threaten to Call Police

Thanks to the ever-diligent men and women of the United States Transportation Security Administration, we can all rest a little bit easier tonight. Yesterday at approximately 17:00 hours, a one Mr. Rooster Monkburn was successfully disarmed when a TSA agent confiscated the monkey sock puppet's two-inch, vaguely gun-shaped piece of plastic—and then threatened to call the police. Read More >>


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