Way of the Gun

'Sniper Elite' Takes Shooting Nazis Very Seriously

Firing a gun isn’t like what you see in Hollywood.
Kevin Wong
All Fronts

The Long Shot

Recreating Craig Harrison's 2,474-meter sniper shot within a video game has become a competition.
Ian Birnbaum

Is Jane Fonda Right About 'American Sniper'?

Critics of <i>American Sniper</i> have presupposed the American public is too stupid to appreciate the film's nuances.
Mayukh Sen

This British Versus American Sniper Debate Is a Bizarre Form of Patriotic Dick-Swinging

Neither Chris Kyle nor the <i>Sun</i>'s anonymous British marine is actually the best sniper ever. But it's a weird point of pride either way.
Joel Golby

Can You Spot the Snipers in These Photos?

Simon Menner's pictures are like 'Where's Waldo?' but, instead of an odd guy in a striped shirt, you're looking for German Army snipers who are masters of camouflage.
Simon Menner

The FBI Said Last Year's Coordinated Attack on a Power Grid Was Not Terrorism

A coordinated sniper attack on an electrical substation in San Jose, California, seemed to have all the telltale signs of an act of terrorism, but the FBI disagreed. No matter what it was, the incident highlights the vulnerability of America's...
Jules Suzdaltsev

A Canadian Branch of Anonymous Is Standing Up for Anti-Fracking Protesters

They're particularly mad about an RCMP officer who, at the protest, said, "Crown land belongs to the government, not to fucking Natives."
Patrick McGuire

Long Shot: Inside the Scope of Smart Weapons

Watch Motherboard's new documentary on smart weapons, the gamification of warfare, and a laser-guided robo-rifle that aims itself.
Motherboard Staff
ground zero

Snipers of Aleppo

Over the last six months the FSA and the battle for Aleppo has transitioned from a full-on frontline assault into a slow-paced but still deadly sniper war.
Robert King

The Robot That's Going to Save Syrians from Assad's Snipers

Sniper alleys are rife in Syria. The specific locations of these death traps often aren't known until someone takes a wrong turn and gets shot. A dire side effect of these alleys is that others try to drag the wounded to safety, often getting...
Emma Beals

Music Video Premiere: Leo Justi - "O Homen Mau (Sniper Queen)"

Patrolling the rooftops of Rio de Janeiro, Sniper Queen wears his unmistakable fur coat and shiny wrestling tights, portraying himself as a superhero with a sniper rifle.
Noisey Staff