weapons

1900-year-old slingshot with lead ammo was as deadly as a handgun

1900-year-old slingshot with lead ammo was as deadly as a handgun

Ancient Roman soldiers wielded slingshots with lead ammo that, when used properly, could kill someone in a way that isn’t dissimilar from a modern handgun. The information comes from researchers who

Acid is the new weapon of choice on Britain’s streets

The attack that changed Darren Pidgeon’s life came out of nowhere. The British father of two had narrowly missed a collision at an intersection in the Southern England town of Rayleigh one night three

Florida man fans cash on Facebook Live, gets interrupted by police raid

Irony in the 21st century. The post appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Weapons seized at pro-Trump rally

Police arrest 14 people and seize more than a dozen weapons as thousands of demonstrators and counter protesters converged in downtown Portland, Oregon, on Sunday. A pro-President Donald Trump free

Does the Second Amendment cover edged weapons?

If a light infantryman can use one, sure The post Does the Second Amendment cover edged weapons? appeared first on Hot Air.
Video: Florida sheriff urges people to arm up and prepare. Outrage ensues

Video: Florida sheriff urges people to arm up and prepare. Outrage ensues

"Wars are won before they even begin" The post Video: Florida sheriff urges people to arm up and prepare. Outrage ensues appeared first on Hot Air.
Ex-NBA Player Sebastian Telfair Caught With ‘Grand Theft Auto’-Style Weapons Cache: Report

Ex-NBA Player Sebastian Telfair Caught With ‘Grand Theft Auto’-Style Weapons Cache: Report

Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was caught riding around in a vehicle with a damn arsenal in the car and, oh, marijuana, authorities say. Read more...

Trump punishes “funder of terrorism” Qatar with $12 billion weapons deal

Qatar seems to confuse Donald Trump. Last week he called the oil-rich Middle East country “a funder of terrorism at a high level” as he appeared to take credit for a group of Gulf states cutting

Trump threatened Syria, but apparently forgot to tell the Pentagon

Surely Donald Trump must know that if you’re going to threaten military action against another government, your military better be on the same page. Yet that didn’t seem to be the case Monday night

Venezuelan president threatens to ‘liberate the fatherland with weapons’

"...what we failed to achieve with votes, we would do with weapons." The post Venezuelan president threatens to ‘liberate the fatherland with weapons’ appeared first on Hot Air.

After 50 years, a Colombian rebel group embraces peace

After more than a half-century of violent bloodshed, the Colombian FARC rebel group formally completed its disarmament process Tuesday, sealing a long-awaited peace deal with the Colombian government.

North Korea promises “miserable dog’s death” for former South Korean president

Death threats are being lobbed from both ends of the Korean peninsula. North Korea has put out a standing order for the execution of former South Korean president Park Geun-hye and her spy chief, Lee
BAE Systems Lands $4.9 Billion Ship Sale to U.K.

BAE Systems Lands $4.9 Billion Ship Sale to U.K.

British contractor will provide 3 out of a potential 8 updated sub-killers.
BAE Systems Lands $4.9 Billion Ship Sale to U.K.

BAE Systems Lands $4.9 Billion Ship Sale to U.K.

British contractor will provide 3 out of a potential 8 updated sub-killers.
North Korea just claimed a huge, terrifying missile milestone

North Korea just claimed a huge, terrifying missile milestone

Experts are divided on whether North Korea has passed another worrying missile milestone, with the clandestine and controversial country claiming to have successfully tested its first ICBM. The
North Korea calls missile test a gift to “American bastards”

North Korea calls missile test a gift to “American bastards”

After North Korea claimed they’d successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile which could reach Alaska Tuesday, leader Kim Jong Un openly taunted the U.S. – calling the move a “package of

U.S. officials fear Russia is selling weapons to the Taliban

MOSCOW — Nearly 30 years after Soviet troops were driven out of Afghanistan by the Taliban insurgency, relations between the terrorist group and Moscow appear to have thawed dramatically in the face

North Korea’s missile technology might not be all that

South Korea poured cold water on North Korean claims that it successfully tested a missile capable of hitting parts of the U.S. Tuesday — with Seoul saying it does not believe Pyongyang has secured

South Korea isn’t buying North Korea’s latest missile claims

South Korea poured cold water on North Korea’s claims that it successfully tested a missile capable of hitting parts of the U.S. Tuesday — with Seoul saying it does not believe Pyongyang has secured

Russian weapons maker Kalashnikov developing killer AI robots

Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov has announced it will launch a range of autonomous combat drones which will use artificial intelligence to identify targets and make decisions on their own. The