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The Mistake of Only Comparing US Murder Rates to "Developed" Countries

Much of the political thinking about violence in the United States comes from unfavorable comparisons between the United States and a series of …

I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise.

<i>Leah Libresco is a statistician and former newswriter at FiveThirtyEight,</i> <i>a data journalism site. She is the author of "Arriving at Amen."</i><p>Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National Rifle Association would stop blocking common-sense …

Guns

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the focusing modes on your camera

When trying to understand what different focusing modes are for, it's important to have a basic grasp of exactly what focus is in terms of …

Cameras

Learn the Double-Stitch Technique to Handsew Leather

<b>Get the Book!</b> The first comprehensive guide to applying digital design techniques to traditional leatherwork .<p>Though its history dates back to the dawn of civilization, leatherworking remains an enjoyable and useful skill even in the age of 3D printers. And while you can spend a lifetime learning …

Double Adirondack Chair with Table Plans

This step by step project is about double adirondack chair with table plans. The best therapy against stress is spending time in nature. Therefore, I …

Deck box plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy project is about <b>deck box plans</b>. If you want to add storage space to your backyard, building a deck box is a possible solution …

Woodworking

Against a New Assault-Weapon Ban

The Left is fixated for cultural reasons on firearms, which are associated in the suburban minds of sociology professors with backward rural life and …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryMe Me MeTube Justin Peters YouTubers processed the YouTube shooting the only way they could.<p>Trump Basically Just Said He Should Lose the …

5 Stocks to Spice Up Your Ruger 10/22

With the first models introduced in 1964, the Ruger 10/22 has become one of the most popular rimfire semi-auto rifles ever devised. Its affordable …

Gun Trouble

The rifle that today's infantry uses is little changed since the 1960s—and it is badly flawed. Military lives depend on these cheap composites of metal and plastic. So why can't the richest country in the world give its soldiers better ones?<p>One afternoon just a month and a half after the Battle of …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Historical Firepower: Top 10 MILITARY SURPLUS Weapons

While today’s newest guns with their cutting-edge designs and ultra-modern materials may be exciting and appealing to our modern tastes, there is …

How man’s best friend could hold the key to anti-ageing

Scientists are targeting a new set of recruits to test anti-ageing drugs: pet dogs. And according to their plans, not any old pooch will do. The researchers want to concentrate their trials on large canines. Golden retrievers, labradors and German shepherd dogs will do nicely.<p>The researchers are …

We Might Totally Misunderstand Galaxies, NASA Experiment Finds

The dark spaces in between the massive but often far-flung galaxies of the universe are not as dark as they seem, and that has scientists redefining what a galaxy actually is.<p>An experiment involving NASA sounding rockets has detected an unexpected amount of infrared light in those dark spaces, …

Amazon Echo Is A $199 Connected Speaker Packing An Always-On Siri-Style Assistant

Amazon has a new product that doesn’t really have any current equivalent form any other tech company – a connected speaker called Echo that’s always-on, listening for commands that its virtual assistant can then respond to with information or by triggering a task.<p>The cylindrical device has …

The Break-Off Effect

The Virgin Galactic crash made the mechanical risks of space tourism clearer, but the psychological effects of space travel largely remain unknown.<p>At first they thought it was asthma.<p>The fighter squadron’s 37-year-old commander suddenly started refusing to fly at high altitudes because of …