Category: Philosophy

Canadian Sniper 2.2 mile shot – Ballistics discussed

Recently a news story has been doing the rounds regarding a world record shot made by a Canadian Sniper. The story suggests the sniper made the shot at 2.2 miles. Some stories differ on the exact range but most seem to agree on 3540 meters. This article discusses the ballistics involved in making such a…

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“Gun nuts” – The stigma faced by sports shooters.

The term “gun nut” has been used since I can remember to describe someone who uses or has an interest in guns. It is a derogatory term which is meant to suggest danger. I want to explore the negative connotations about guns in sport and whether they have any real basis. What is a gun…

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