Mike Brown / Wikimedia Commons Question: What explosive device poses no threat to anyone? Answer: An empty rifle cartridge. And yet, a student at Chanute Elementary School in Chanute, Kansas, has just been suspended for five days for bringing one to school. Her mother said the Tribune de la Chanute that manager Gary Wheeler said …

US Navy use the power of the Force to wage war. His latest weapon is an electromagnetic rail launcher. It uses a form of electromagnetic energy known as the Lorentz force to launch a 23-pound projectile at speeds exceeding Mach 7. Engineers have already tested this futuristic weapon on land, and the Navy plans to …

Replica bullets and a failed shotgun shell have resulted in a man being convicted of weapons charges in the nation’s capital, in a case that gun rights activists show how overzealous authorities are trampling on the Second Amendment. On Friday, just two days after his conviction for attempted possession of illegal ammunition, Mark Witaschek attended …

Flower shell Good news for green thumb gun enthusiasts: there’s a shotgun cartridge for that. The seashells are 12 gauge standard shotgun ammunition (0.729 in, 18.5 mm) loaded with one of twelve different types of seeds that can be blown into the ground. The ammunition is created by a Scandinavian design lab run by Per …

You can argue – and many do – that pepper spray is more effective bear repellent than any gun. We’ll leave that aside for now, as this blog isn’t called “The Spray Nut”. Instead, we’ll assume you’ve already debated pepper spray guns and gone for a gun. (Or you can decide to wear both.) Unsurprisingly, …

We all get used to our favorite loads and shot sizes and assume they’re the best. Sometimes, however, a series of poor field results shakes your confidence in your pet’s charge. The three geese in this photo were shot 20 meters above decoys. They were fatally injured but none collapsed in midair. All three hit …

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s attacks on the gun industry are rife and familiar far beyond the city limits he heads. They were heard again just hours after the massacre in Aurora, Colo., In her calls for tighter gun control. So some may be surprised that in June, New York City sold over 28,000 pounds of …