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A Silencer Cut In Half Is Pretty Cool Indeed

Briefly: Since I was a kid and I saw James Bond screwing a silencer into his gun I kept wondering two things: What a silencer’s inside looks like, and how can it mute the sound of a gun firing so efficiently. Well, the picture above answers the first question and this animated infographic by SilencerCo, the second.


What I Learned At The Biggest Gun Show In Vegas

The annual Las Vegas Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade show is the biggest gun show in America, attracting 33,000 people each year. And Sarah Palin. I was about the only visitor not wearing a pistol, but I did manage to find some neat new stuff.


This Sci-Fi Smart Gun Could Be The Colt .45 Of The Future

The above Terminator-like weapon is Colt’s latest, greatest invention. Developed with Defence Research and Development Canada, this is the smart gun Canada wants to fight the wars of the future. And it’s hard to look at this insane level of firearm innovation and not think about the birth of the Colt .45.


A Brief History Of The M16 Rifle

Video: When you think of the US Army and its firepower, you think about one gun in particular: the M16. The M16 has been the weapon of choice for the US armed forces since the early 1960’s, and after a rocky start it has solidified its place as a modern military companion. This is it’s brief history.


Nerf's New Blasters Can Fire Foam Balls At Up To 113km/h

Nerf has long been known for making some of the most impressive toy weaponry kids can buy, but its foam dart blasters aren’t exactly known for their power or accuracy — until now. At Toy Fair 2015 in New York this weekend, Nerf will officially introduce its new Rival line starting with a pair of blasters that are capable of launching an inch-thick foam ball at speeds of up to 113km/h. Not surprisingly, the new line will also include face masks for added safety.



These Air Pistols Look Like Weapons From Star Wars

Competitive target shooting is as old as shooting weapons, from bows to laser pistols. But air pistols went through impressive evolution in the past few decades, thanks to manufacturers putting amazingly futuristic arms into the hands of competitors. Some of them look like Han Solo should be shooting.


Even James Bond Would Carry These Detailed Elastic Band Guns

The human hand serves as a perfectly usable tool for firing elastic bands, but sniping your co-workers is just far more satisfying when you’ve got a trigger to squeeze. And because everything is better when it’s made of wood, these gorgeous toy guns from ElasticPrecision are hands-down the best way to unleash a fury of rubber bands on a target.


The New Insect-Sniping Bug-A-Salt 2.0 Boasts More Power With Less Salt

The world’s salt supplies are plentiful now, but who knows what the situation will be like in 50 years? So the makers of the Bug-A-Salt have just revealed the next-generation version of their urban assault weapon designed to take down flies and other bothersome insects. Not only does version 2.0 use less salt than its predecessor, it also blasts it towards your creepy crawly targets with considerably more force to ensure they’re knocked out cold.


A Real-Life Nine-Inch Nail Gun Puts Puny Nerf To Shame

Played Quake recently? Or listened to any Trent Reznor? This man’s insane, semi-automatic nine-inch nail gun will make you want to do both. That and also eat some melons.


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