A shotgun shell can achieve anything from lightly peppering a clay target at close range to taking down a deer at 35 yards. And that huge variance in capability can all come out the business end of a single gun. That's because you can precisely tailor what's inside a shell to your specific needs. Here's how.
Legendary shooter Jerry Miculek used his special Smith & Wesson—created in his honor—to shoot a target 1000 yards (914.4 meters) away—a new world record. Notice that it takes about 4 seconds for the bullet to reach its target. Amazing. Jerry had to aim to the sky—150-feet above the balloon—in order to hit it.
U.S. Marine Corps Corporal James Sauter captured the precise moment when a 120-mm mortar makes a fiery smoke ring in the sky during a training session for Operation Spartan Fury.
Sharing is important. Alcohol is a gift from the gods. Drinking alone is mostly inadvisable. Thus, the shot flask is a great invention.
If you're one of the hard core of hospital-goers who chooses to watch while hypodermics are shoved into your arm, here's some news that might make you reconsider: the act of watching an injection actually makes it more painful.
For some reason, we humans love to make solid foods liquid, and liquid foods solid. Key Lime Pie Martini? White Russian Ice Cream? I rest my case. Today, in honor of St. Paddy's Day, we're taking three Irish liquids, and making them into one awesome solid.
When a fox was shot by a hunter, it didn't die. Instead, when the hunter tried to finish the fox off with the butt of his gun, the animal pulled the trigger of the gun and shot the hunter right back.
The $350 WX1 features the same Sony G Lens, low-light optimized Exmor R CMOS sensor, and Sweep Panaroma mode as Sony's $500 DSC-XH1 mega zoom camera.
Jello shots got us through the first six months of college before we (quite unfortunately) learned to love beer, but the Twist 'n Shot will solve a problem as old as time itself for the next batch of college freshmen. While most Jello shots get partially stuck in the cup and require various (drunken) improvisation to…
Kevin Garrad of the 3rd Infantry Division is an iPod user for life—which incidentally got extended thanks to Apple's little music player. He was on patrol in Iraq when he met an armed insurgent carrying an AK-47. Both opened fire, and the bullet heading toward Kevin hit his chest right where his iPod was, which was…