Readers: Start of soapbox. I am a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and believer in the right to bear arms. But, back in the 1700s in the early U.S. founding States, I do not think our forefathers were thinking of citizens stockpiling weapons that can kill mass amounts of people in a few seconds […]

Silencers are a greatly misunderstood component of firearms, in large part because of their portrayal in video games and action movies. Though silencers can greatly reduce the noise of a firearm, they do not eliminate the sound of a gunshot completely. Instead, silencers limit the noise to a hearing-safe level, keeping a firearm’s burst below […]

Every evening, I search the Web to try and find you interesting data visualizations and infographics to discuss. I often find myself thankful in my daily work life that I don’t have to deal with topics related to politics, tragedy, and other less pleasant topics. This infographic I am going to discuss today unfortunately deals […]