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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.


Cross-Section Bullets Are Interesting Things... For Something That Could Kill You

When they aren’t being fired at or around you, ammunition can be interesting. We’ve already seen the striking visuals of exploding bullets trapped in plexiglass, but photographer Sabine Pearlman found a different, but equally awesome bullet-photography approach: cutting them in half.


Exploding Bullets Frozen In Plexiglass Are Terrifyingly Beautiful

Just because a piece of glass might claim to be “bulletproof” doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s actually, well, bulletproof. But if your bullet-resistant glass is sturdy enough, that speeding bullet will usually just end up lodged in layers of polycarbonate. That’s what intrigues photographer Deborah Bay.


Fear Not! These Official Zombie Bullets Will Save Us From The Apocalypse

Hey, I know the Zombiepocalypse has your undies all in a bunch, but you can relax! Unbunch, because ammunition manufacturer Hornady has a line of lime-green bullets specially designed to kill your zombie dead — or whatever the equivalent of killing an undead thing would be.


What Is This?

Is this scorched protrusion a robot genital wart? A satellite fragment? A melting CPU? Keep guessing!


How To Take Badass Muzzle Flash Photos

Destin over at the Smarter Every Day video blog has done it again. This time he shows you gun lovers how to take incredible photos of muzzle flashes. The rig he’s built has impeccable timing, and the results are amazing.


Use A 50-Calibre Bullet To Open Your Silver Bullet

Like beer?! Like guns?! Let this bottle opener made from a real 50-calibre bullet casing serve as a token of your love for ‘Merica. Don’t just tap the Rockies; rip through it with the biggest bullet $US20 can buy. [Cool Material]


This Bullet From The Future Flies Itself

What’s that ghostly trail in the air? A bullet, flying and turning on its way to nail a target nearly 2km away. This is science fiction — four inches long and launched from the barrel of a gun.


CompBullet Reduces Recoil With 'Rocket' Vents

Drawbacks of rifling gun barrels is that they allow a small amount of the expanding gases to exit the gun in all directions before the bullet itself does — decreasing its velocity and increasing recoil. A projectile design by Comp Bullet aims to overcome these issues with vented rounds.


Ice Snitches And Cocktails Alike With These Frozen Bullets

Long known in assassin circles as a means of offing targets without leaving evidence, ice bullets now serve a less-than-lethal function — cooling your drinks.


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