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Military starts testing smart rifles for battlefield use

The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.

By February 10, 2014

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Man obliterates PlayStation 4 with high-powered rifle in video

Sony's PlayStation 4 may be able to stand against competitor fanboys and a torrent of game console criticism. But let's see how it fares against a .50 caliber rifle.

By November 14, 2013

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Now you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrives

Hit a target at 1,000 yards? No problem. Tracking Point's computer-enabled rifles let novices shoot moving targets at extreme distances with near 100 percent accuracy. The new era of firearms is upon us.

By September 25, 2013

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3D-printed rifle, dubbed 'The Grizzly,' fires its first shot

A new YouTube video shows the first 3D-printed rifle, born and bred in Canada, taking its first round and then cracking along the barrel and receiver.

By July 25, 2013

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High-tech rifles let novices hit moving targets at long ranges

Self-printed guns aren't the only firearms altering the weapons landscape. Also out there: Precision rifles with high-tech scopes and auto-firing triggers, and iPhone adapters and apps that offer custom crosshairs.

By May 22, 2013

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'Star Trek' phaser rifle sells for $231k

An ultra-rare piece of "Trek" memorabilia pulls in an impressive amount on the auction block.

By April 8, 2013

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Police: Why we reacted to Facebook pic of boy with rifle

Authorities in New Jersey say a heightened sensitivity to guns necessitated they go with child protection workers to the home of a man who posted a Facebook photo of his gun-toting 11-year-old.

By March 21, 2013

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Shiny! 'Firefly' crew gets its own Funko toys

Captain Mal Reynolds, Jayne Cobb, Kaylee, Wash and Zoe from the hit show "Firefly" aim to misbehave with these cute Funko Pop vinyl figures.

By August 27, 2014

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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YouTube yanks video of 3D-printed rifle magazine

A popular clip from the group known as Defense Distributed is taken down, only to reappear later in the day.

By February 8, 2013