Category: bullets

Sling bullets dating from 4th century B.C. have been found with the words “take that” inscribed on them.

Some snipers are trained to shoot in between their heartbeats because this is when the fingers are the most still – Shooting while blood is pulsing through your hands can change the direction of the bullet.

When Vincent Van Gogh shot himself in the chest with a revolver, he walked home, saw two doctors, but there was no surgeon to remove the bullet. The doctors left him alone smoking his pipe in his room. He died 30 hours after the incident.