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5 Surprising Facts About Gun Silencers

What are gun silencers really used for? HowStuffWorks Now uncovers surprising information about gun silencers.

What if you shot a gun in space?

Will shooting a gun in space do you any good? Find out what would happen if you shot a gun in space at HowStuffWorks.

Russian Gun-wielding Robot Totally 'Not a Terminator,' Says Russian Official

Why does the Russian android FEDOR use guns? Learn more about FEDOR, the gun-toting Russian robot, in this HowStuffWorks article.

Thought Experiment: What Would a World Without Guns Be Like?

It’s crazy to imagine modern life in the U.S. without guns, but we gave it a shot in this HowStuffWorks Now article. Read it and see what you think.

Successful Test Puts Military One Step Closer to Electromagnetic Rail Guns

A recent test of the General Atomics Blitzer system means the sci-fi weapon's destructive power may be within reach. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks article.

Does owning a gun change your behavior?

Does owning a gun change your behavior? Learn how owning a gun may change your behavior on HowStuffWorks.

Gun Purchases for Self-Defense Skyrocket

Despite more than 100,000 deaths and injuries to firearm violence in the U.S. each year, gun sales are still on the rise. HowStuffWorks examines why.

How does a gun silencer work?

A gun silencer reduces the loud sound the rapidly expanding gas makes when a gun is fired. Find out how a gun silencer is able to muffle a gunshot.

How Flintlock Guns Work

Flintlock guns were extremely important weapons in the American Revolution; they also formed the foundation of all modern guns. Learn about the gun that started it all.

What would happen if you fired a gun on a train moving as fast as a bullet?

Reference frames can help explain how a bullet fired from a gun behaves on a moving train. Learn more about reference frames and Newton's first law.

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