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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.


I Shot Targets With The Oculus Rift's Coolest New Virtual Gun

If you have even a passing relationship with video games, you’ve probably picked up a gun controller. It’s a gimmick, sure, but it’s a great one. And thanks to the Oculus Rift and Trinity VR’s Magnum, it’s about to get even cooler.


The World's Greatest Water Gun Has Six Spinning, Soaking Barrels

Step aside, Super Soaker. The one-time king of summer fun has officially been usurped by this custom creation from the folks behind Sugru. It looks like something Schwarzenegger used in an action film, but it’s instead designed for mowing down people with a harmless soaking.


You Can Fire This Rifle Without Looking Thanks To Android-Powered Goggles

Guns are terrifying, so making them even more so with the help of smart targeting technology and allowing people to fire them straight without even looking is totally something we should be working on, right? That’s the news out of TrackingPoint this morning: you can now fire a smart sniper rifle while facing the other way, and actually hit your target.


Conductive Foam Darts Turn Your iPad Into A Shooting Gallery

Even with incredibly-realistic first-person shooter video games that make you feel as if you’re in an actual war, toy guns that shoot innocuous foam arrows still remain popular. There’s just something about nailing a target with an actual projectile that’s incredibly satisfying, and that’s why Snipe — a tablet game that interacts with special foam darts — seems like so much fun.


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