Ladies and gentlemen, the Washington Post's infographic-heavy guide to surviving an active shooter, for all your clip-art needs.
On Monday, November 9, Pzifer announced that their trials of a coronavirus vaccine had been 90 percent effective. That's good news! But as Reuters reports, this news was a bummer for stockholders in firearm companies: Smith & Wesson Brands SWBI.O and rival Sturm Ruger & Co RGR.N fell more than 9%, while Vista Outdoor VSTO.N, which sells ammunition and a… READ THE REST
Gun sales are through the roof in the run-up to tomorrow's election. NBC News reports that it's largely to first-time buyers. Which is to say, people who do not already own firearms: liberals, women and suburban seniors disturbed by constant right-wing threats, fantasies and promises of another civil war. "People who don't normally think about… READ THE REST
These two curious and rare "gun cameras" bring a whole new meaning to the phrase "shoot a photo." Both are exceedingly rare artifacts and will be on the block at the 37th Annual Leitz Photographica Auction next month. At the top is the Leica Gun Rifle developed by E. Leitz, Inc. in the mid-1930s. Inspired by… READ THE REST
Calling all caffeine addicts! There's no reason to pin all your hopes on Black Friday for your new coffee gadget fix. As part of the Boing Boing Store's Pre-Black Friday Sale, you can score a great deal right now on one of more than a dozen different coffee and espresso makers by top brands. With… READ THE REST
There used to be a name for people who carried around equipment that could handle almost anything at a moment's notice: Boy Scouts. Now, we're all carrying everyday essentials that will hopefully help us MacGuyver our way out of any sticky situation. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the fight against COVID. KeySmart has… READ THE REST
With everyone stuck in COVID quarantine for much of the year, online sales for Amazon and other retailers have gone through the roof. That means more and more packages coming right to your door, to the sheer delight of a more loathsome brand of COVID opportunist: the porch pirate. Thieves taking off with delivered packages… READ THE REST