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Video Games Get Gun Silencers All Wrong

You round a corner. You think you’re in the clear but — oh no! — an enemy is standing guard. How will you ever bring him down without alerting other guards? Aha, your pistol has a silencer. One mouse squeak gun shot later and you’re free. Except that’s not how silencers work at all.


Hunting Alaska's Most Elusive Big Game

Hunting is a challenge at the best of times. But, factor in America’s most remote mountain range combined with this continent’s most elusive big game species — the dall sheep — and you have a recipe for the most difficult 10 days of your life. Or, the most rewarding.


Australia's Laws Can't Keep Up With 3D Printed Guns

It’s been some time since the NSW Police sat us all down and told us how each and every one of us would be shot in the face with a 3D printed gun. Yesterday the concerns over 3D printed guns came up at a Senate Inquiry into gun violence, and the warnings were stark: Australia’s laws aren’t ready for 3D printed guns.


3D-Printed Machine Gun Folds And Shoots Endless Paper Aeroplanes

It doesn’t matter what side of the debate you’re on when it comes to using 3D printers to make guns, how could anyone being against using the technology to build a machine gun that folds and fires an endless barrage of paper aeroplanes?


How To Sight-In Your Rifle For The Perfect Long-Range Shot

Your rifle is only as accurate as you make it. Here’s how to sight it in for tight clusters and long-distance shooting.


Watching The iPhone 6 Plus Get Shot Is Incredibly Theraputic

The pace of iPhone coverage has been a little relentless the last few weeks: first there was the announcement, then the reviews, then the laughing at idiots camping in lines for weeks. Now, the ultimate stress relief: watching Apple products get some 0.50-calibre slow-motion loving.


Every Death Scene From Quentin Tarantino's Movies

Few people make killing people look as entertainingly graphic and creatively brutal as Quentin Tarantino does in his movies. All of his films, from Reservoir Dogs to Django, are notorious for violent deaths that sometimes number in the hundreds. Watch them all in this supercut by Jaume R. Lloret.


Shooter Hits 900m Target In World Record 9mm Hand Gun Shot

Video: Legendary shooter Jerry Miculek used his special Smith & Wesson — created in his honour — to shoot a target 1000 yards (914.4m) away — a new world record. Notice that it takes about four seconds for the bullet to reach its target. Amazing. Jerry had to aim to the sky — 45m above the balloon — in order to hit it.


A Fascinating Look At Shooting Targets Used By Armies Around The World

Teaching soldiers to take aim at a human target and pull the trigger requires practice, and while the end-game is the same — make flesh-and-blood contact — the enemy looks different depending on where you are in the world. Photographer Herlinde Koelbl spent six years shooting military training grounds for a new book called Targets, offering a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the wide interpretation of international bad guys.


Monster Machines: It's A Miracle WWI US Naval Destroyers Managed To Hit Anything At All

When you’re on a destroyer steaming full speed through the North Atlantic firing at an enemy ship 15,000m away that’s trying its best to sink you, you’d better make well sure your shot hits first. To ensure our sailors stood a fighting chance during WWI’s intense naval engagements, the DoW built and outfitted America’s fleet with some of the world’s first fire control computers.


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