While generally a conflict in which both sides duked it out with percussion muzzleloaders, the Civil War also saw some of the first widespread use of repeating rifles.
NPR listened to both sides of the issue on removing some of the restrictions on suppressors– and included the actual sounds of suppressed guns for comparison.
Because sometimes action movies can be even more entertaining when the key characters’ weapons are replaced with Nerf guns.
The assault left Christy Mack with nearly a dozen broken bones, a broken nose, broken teeth, a punctured lung, fractured rib and ruptured liver.
Jason Sadowski faced seven felony counts but as soon as the verdicts were read, he was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
The man was shot with a shotgun in the shoulder and chest in what police are calling a case of domestic violence.
In a quest to find out which makes a better barrier to the wrecking ball that is the .50 cal, Royal Nonesuch grabbed a few buckets of sand and water for some backyard comparison tests.
The good folks down at the VSO Gun Channel were able to evaluate a classic select-fire Chicago Typewriter dating to the Prohibition era.
Edwin Sarkissian froze a 5-gallon bucket of water then proceeded to make some shaved ice via Mossberg.
The suspects apparently thought the missionaries were an easy target, but one immediately fought back, quickly changing their minds.