Doomsday Scenarios

Are We Close to Doomsday?

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012

In a sign of pessimism about humanity’s future, scientists today set the hands of the infamous “Doomsday Clock” forward one minute from two years ago. “It...

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Zombie Pandemic

Prepping For The Zombie Apocalypse

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012

First came the Centers for Disease Control with their Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse and Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic. Launched last year, the tongue-in-cheek guides...

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Guns

Posted by on Oct 14, 2012

A Russian inventor emailed me photos of his patent-pending bullet design. These bullets are loaded in 12.7×108mm cases. ...

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Pathogens

Bioterror Fears Over Bird Flu

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012

The World Health Organization is releasing full details of two studies conducted on the bird flu, despite concerns that the information could be used by terrorists to start a...

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Recent Posts

Prototype RusEngin Bullet

A Russian inventor emailed me photos of his patent-pending bullet design. These bullets are loaded in 12.7×108mm cases. The inventor did not explain to me how this design is beneficial but according to a study done by the US Military in the 1950s (PDF Link), the center...

Marlin X7 Tactical with Threaded Barrel

Lew Horton is the exclusive distributor for the special first edition Marlin X7 Tactical with Threaded Barrel. The rifle features a heavy profile 18″ barrel with 5/8×24 threading. The rifle includes a thread protector, Marlin’s Pro-Fire trigger, a scope mount and a...

“Art-Activists” Plan to Dump Cement on H&K Factory

A group of “Art-Activists”, who call themselves The Centre for Political Beauty, are raising money on IndieGoGo to fly a helicopter over the H&K factory and dump cement on it. They have raised over 3,500 €. They explain their plan in this video … I think all they plan to do is fly a...

DoubleTap Pistol Production Canceled

After trying in vain for months to get hold of a DoubleTap pistol to review on TFB ever since SHOT Show, Phil White and I began to suspect something was up. Raymond B. Kohout, the inventor of the DoubleTap, has announced that he has terminated his relationship Heizer Defense, his manufacturing partner, because of their inability to manufacture the pistol. He is...

Scally Hill Systems Mk4 Rifle

The Scally Hill Systems Mk4 is a tactical-style bolt action rifle build upon the Savage short action and AccuTrigger. It features an aluminium chassis, fixed or folding fully adjustable stock, Scally Hill Systems proprietary barrel nut (replaces Savage barrel nut), AR-15 pistol grip, Warne optics rail and Harris Bipod. ...

Cheaper Remington Versa Max Sportsman Coming 2013

Next year Remington will be introducing the Versa Max Sportsman. The Sportsman will have an MSRP of around $ 1000, ~25% lower than standard $ 1,300 Versa Max. Shotgun pictured is the original/standard Versa Max The Sportsman loses some of the premium features of the standard Versa Max. It does not include a grey...

MasterPiece Arms MPA570SST-SBR Short Barrel Rifle

Apart from the name, which is a bit of a mouthful (The MasterPiece Arms Em Pee Ay Five Seven Zero Es Es Tee – Es Bee Are), the MPA570SST-SBR is a nifty short barrelled carbine chambered in the 5.7x28mm round. MPA570SST-SBR with suppressor attached. It features a 10″ threaded barrel, folding stock, iron...

After Action Report: Costa Ludus Shotgun Employment [Guest Post]

[ Many thanks to Noodles for writing this guest post. ] South East Portland Oregon, Chris Costa, 3 days, a full class, 400 rounds of buckshot, 100 slugs, 100 birdshot, and what was supposed to be 600 rounds but quickly became more of 9mm, Benellis, 870s, Mossbergs, sunscreen, velcro cards, funny stories, Shirley Temples followed by Crème Brulee, sweat,...

NY Appeals Court Allows Shooting Victim To Sue Hi-Point

The Blaze reports … The ruling by the Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court reversed a lower court‘s 2011 dismissal of victim Daniel Williams’ complaint, which accused Ohio gun maker Hi-Point and distributor MKS Supply Inc. of Ohio of intentionally supplying handguns to irresponsible dealers because they profited from sales to the criminal gun...

All Africa IPSC Championship

The Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo recently hosted the All Africa IPSC Championship. Instead of deer and coyote silhouette they have zebra and warthogs! It is sad that only three...