Every gun owner meets at least one of these in their lifetime... If you own firearms and you don't mind letting people know it, sooner or later one of them will ask you if they can borrow one of those guns. Although there are about 300 million people in America, and every one is a very special and unique snowflake, the people who would like to borrow your gun fall into three … [Read more...] about 3 People Who Want to Borrow Your Gun (& What to Tell Them)
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I just hope none of you wants to be a gun writer, or I might be out of a job... One of the best things about writing for Guns & Gadgets Daily is reading the awesome, on-point comments you readers leave for us. As a retired Special Farces operative and former dingleberry farmer, I'd like to take a moment to recognize and appreciate the comments that remind me that I'd … [Read more...] about 5 Most Hilarious GGD Reader Comments (So Far)
If you've been following the latest in materials technology, you've no doubt run into some intriguing articles about the bulletproof vest of the future: one constructed almost entirely from spider silk. Spider silk is one of the toughest, strongest substances in nature--stronger than Kevlar--but it's also flexible and breathable, making it much easier to tolerate in hot weather … [Read more...] about No, There Isn’t Bulletproof Spider-Silk Skin (Yet)
The funniest video you'll see all week leads us to a useful question... It's a tense, suspenseful video depicting a tense, suspenseful situation. Indian police have brought a dangerous criminal to bay, and are trying to open fire when...well, you know? It's probably best if you watch it for yourself. So, today I learned two things: First, that the Indian onomatopoetic for … [Read more...] about Noise: Deterrent Against Attackers?
Every time the mainstream media covers Second Amendment issues, we get to hear the "paranoia" slander... ...And every time an actual disaster hits, and armed citizens are forced to ensure their own safety, the gun banners go silent. The article I linked in the last sentence is pretty much straightforward news reporting, but it's an excellent illustration of how the media tends … [Read more...] about From the “Gun Owners Are Paranoid” Files, Part Eleventy