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6-year-old accidentally shoots and kills SC woman after finding gun during car ride

A 6-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a South Carolina woman after finding a gun in the back seat of a car. Investigators said the boy shot 22-year-old Alexandra Anita Santos, who was riding in the passenger seat of the car, on Thursday afternoon after finding the semiautomatic handgun. Police…

NYC’s Police Chief: Largest-ever gun seizure by an undercover cop was really because of ‘stop and frisk’

At a press conference this morning, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Department Commissior Ray Kelly announced the largest gun seizure in the history of the city. Nineteen people were arrested on charges that they were running “a gun pipeline” that led from the Carolinas into New York…

Tennessee 3-year-old shoots self with handgun left out

A 3-year-old boy from Manchester, Tennessee was left in critical condition over the weekend after being shot while handling a small gun that an adult left sitting on a nearby counter-top. Police told NBC affiliate WSMV-TV in Nashville that the child’s aunt set her .380 handgun down to tend to…

WATCH: Video of the Japanese ‘Speech-Jammer’ gun in action

Japanese researchers have created a “gun” that enables its user to silence the speech of other people. The device uses a unidirectional microphone to record the speaker’s voice, then play it back to them at a delay of hundredths of a millisecond. The wash of verbiage disrupts the concentration of…

Scientists create ‘gun’ that disrupts speech

Japanese scientists with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology claimed this week that they have developed a novel new weapon by combining two specialized technologies in such a way that they are now capable of rendering someone unable to speak. While it’s not technically a weapon, their…

This violent phallus in your hands will not destroy the patriarchy

Let me preface this by saying that on the issue of gun control, I’m often and unusually agnostic. I think pro-gun control people make a lot of intellectually dishonest arguments, such as when they deny that an armed citizenry would be a good thing to have against a tyrannical government,…

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