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Gun lobby calls for iPod ban to improve public safety

The American gun lobby is demanding a ban on iPods after a three-year-old boy mistook a gun for one – and shot both his parents.

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Posted: Feb 2nd, 2015
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3D printer creates world’s first artificial serial killer

also available from Argos, soon‘Once it was possible to print a 3D plastic gun, it was the next logical step to print a 3D plastic serial killer.’

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Posted: Dec 23rd, 2014
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NRA pledges to give every African child a gun by 2018

The National Rifle Association has committed itself to alleviating ‘firepower poverty’ in the developing world. ‘There are children who’ll grow up without ever knowing the comfort of holding a warm firearm if we don’t take action now,’ said NRA spokesman Brent Maples.

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Posted: Dec 18th, 2014
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Computer scenes must be ‘realistic in films’ says EU

EU rules coming into force in the New Year have angered movie makers. From next year actors are not going to be allowed to ‘just switch on’ a computer; instead it has to go through the usual start up scripts, hang, rebooting and then inform the actor that update 1 of 125 is being installed. ‘We think it will add additional tension into plotlines as the hero waits for Adobe Acrobat to reinstall’ explained one EU policy maker.

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Posted: Oct 3rd, 2014
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Tragedy shows that gun skills should be taught in kindergarten, if not the womb

The tragic death of a firearms instructor at the hands of an unskilled 9 year old girl reinforces the need for early gun education, say experts. ‘I’m shocked that she was only getting her first experience at nine’, said Jake Hacker of the NRA. ‘What were her parents thinking?’

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Posted: Aug 28th, 2014
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