3-D-printed gun fires real bullets A Texas group run by a self-described anarchist has posted what appears to be the first video of the live firing of a handgun created with a 3-D printer. The 53-second video shows a single shot being fired from The Liberator, a plastic handgun that, with the exception of its metal firing pin, was assembled from parts made with a 3-D printer, according to Defense Distributed. More
Tornado sirens giving way to new warning technology On April 10, 2011, tornadoes ripped across Wisconsin, tearing roofs off houses, toppling trees and snapping power lines. In many places, the high winds were greeted with silence as some Cold War-era warning sirens failed because of lost power and other issues — just when they were needed the most. More
Freakish hail storm pummels Dallas (VIDEO) this is the biggest hailstorm I have ever witnessed in my life," shouted Hannah Jones while videotaping chunks of hail pelting her pool and backyard. Supercell storms packing heavy rain and droves of damaging hail swept across parts of North ... 06/14/2012 - 3:33 am | View Link
Hailstorm pummels parts of Dallas Hundreds of vehicles were left damaged after softball-sized hail rained down on parts of Dallas, Texas. WFAA reports. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below. 06/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Is Extreme Weather on the Rise? (Video) A fascinating video posted to YouTube poses the question: Are extreme weather wind events on the rise around the world? A sampling of the many, widespread TV news reports and amateur video, compiled from just the first week of May 2012, seems to say yes ... 03/3/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
WEST, Texas (Reuters) - A rail car filled with extremely hazardous ammonium nitrate did not cause the fiery explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, investigators said on Tuesday, in their first statement ruling out possible sources of the deadly blast six days ago.