Bullet Essays

  • Bullet Busters

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    On Wednesday, the 13th of March 1991, American Cablevision of Queens, New York, sent the first electronic "Bullet". This so-called "Bullet" was in fact, an electronic signal directed to unauthorized cable boxes causing them to turn-off. Approximately 300+ unsuspecting customers then called the cable company to complain and were subsequently taken to court for cable theft. The "Bullet" works by ordering the computer processor within the cable box to lock-up if it is authorized for all channels. Since

  • Bullet In Head Analysis Oral

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    Bullet in the Head This time the bullet cold rocked ya A yellow ribbon instead of a swastika Nothin' proper about ya propaganda Fools follow rules when the set commands ya Said it was blue When ya blood was red That's how ya got a bullet blasted through ya head Blasted through ya head Blasted through ya head I give a shout out to the living dead Who stood and watched as the feds cold centralized So serene on the screen, You was mesmerized Cellular phones soundin' a death tone Corporations

  • Depleted Uranium Ethics Of the Silver Bullet

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    Depleted Uranium Ethics Of the Silver Bullet I. INTRODUCTION/ABSTRACT: “All the soldiers there were wearing NBC (nuclear, biological, chemical warfare) protective clothing. We said: ‘What’s going on here?’ And their answer was: ‘Didn’t you know? This ammunition is a bit dodgy.’” – Tim Pubrick, Gulf War veteran, British Royal Army tank commander.6 Depleted uranium (DU) ammunition is a very recent advancement in military weapons use. Due to its effectiveness against piercing armor, DU ammunition

  • Rhetorical Analysis of Malcolm X's Speech, The Ballot Or The Bullet

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    Malcolm X: His very name is a stab to the beliefs of the white supremacists of his time—"X" symbolizing "the rejection of ‘slave-names' and the absence of an inherited African name to take its place." Similarly, in his speech "The Ballot or the Bullet", Malcolm X denounces the actions of the white population, without any attempts to appeal to them; his approach to the civil rights issue is in complete opposition to the tactics of other civil rights leaders of his time, such as Martin Luther King

  • Bullets Over Broadway

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    Bullets Over Broadway Bullets Over Broadway is definitely something you've never seen before. It's hard to imagine any other writer in the entire world coming up with the basic plot that drives the film. Woody Allen takes a humerous concept and allows it to grow more absurd and surreal with each passing moment. And somehow, by film's end, the ridiculous seems acceptable. The film has been referred to as a comic take on the themes explored in Crimes and Misdemeanors, and while a comparison

  • Ballistics

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    In 1784, someone using a flintlock pistol shot Edward Culshaw. In those days, there were no bullets, as we know them. Gunpowder and a ball of lead were put into the gun’s muzzle and packed with paper wadding. A spark made when the gun’s hammer struck some flint at the back end of the barrel ignited the powder. When the constable examined Culshaw’s wound, he found a piece of newspaper used as wadding to pack the powder in the killer’s gun. The prime suspect in the killing was a man named John Toms

  • Essay On Civil War Weapons

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    soldiers had to use a mallet to pound the bullet down. That was, until Claude Minie invented the cone shaped lead bullet. The minie bullet. The minie bullet was smaller in diameter and therefore could slide down the barrel without the assistance of a mallet. The minie bullet was also much more accurate. Due to the shape of the bullet, the tip of it would slice through the air instead of pushing through like the musket balls used to. Since the minie bullets were much more efficient of an ammunition

  • Ballistics: Firearms Identification

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    Firearms identification is too often referred to as ballistics. The accurate definition can be referred to as, the identification of fired bullets, cartridge cases or other ammunition components as having been fired from a specific firearm. Due to the firearm being composed of hard metal like a tool, it creates markings on the cartridge components causing it to be more like Toolmark Identification. There are various items of evidence, other than the firearm itself, which the lab will use to aid

  • History Of The Spencer Repeating Rifle

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    Massachusetts. He was a machinist in Hartford, Connecticut. He designed and build the Spencer Repeater. The Spencer Repeater is a rifle. A rifle is a gun, especially one fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally grooved barrel intended to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater accuracy over a long distance. A rifle is a firearm designed to be fired from the shoulder. They were mainly used in warfare, hunting, and shooting sports. The Spencer had a wooden shoulder stock with a integral straight

  • The Pros And Cons Of Agile And Plan-Driven Process And Methods

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    Neither agile nor plan-driven processes and methods provide a silver bullet. As per Boehm and Turner concepts of balancing agility and Discipline six exemplary conclusions were made, of which first one is that neither agile nor plan-driven processes and methods provide a silver bullet which implies that either of the agile or plan-driven approach is not applicable in all situations. Both the processes deals with the essential software engineering complications like complexity, changeability, invisibility

  • How Guns Work

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    behind the bullet to fill with extremely high pressure gas. The gas pushes on every surface it encounters, including the bullet in front of it and the base of the gun barrel behind it. The increase in pressure caused by the gases causes the bullet to be forced into the barrel hence causing the bullet to come out the muzzle at very high speeds. Once the bullet is fired, it remains in motion from its momentum. The momentum will carry the bullet until it strikes an object or gravity pulls the bullet towards

  • Physics of Firearms

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    external, and terminal. Internal ballistics is the study of the flight of a projectile inside a firearm. External ballistics is the study of the flight of a bullet after leaving the muzzle and until it hits the target. Terminal ballistics is the study of the effects of a projectile on a given target. Because this essay deals with the flight of the bullet, terminal ballistics will not be discussed. Internal ballistics is the study of the flight of a projectile inside the firearm. The main components of

  • athletes

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    not find athletes are up late, in bars, missing church, in trouble, or being disrespectful to his elders. An athlete is made of wondrous stuff. Athletes have the eyes and the steadiness of an architect, the muscles of a body builder, the speed of a bullet, the reflexes of a cat, the heart of a lion, and the faith of a saint. To his coach an athlete is a modeled player, a perfectionist to be encouraged, a student to be taught, and a dream come true. To his teammates an athlete is a hard worker, unselfish

  • The History of Bulletproof Clothing

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    1500’s, they changed the development of cannons and guns. Bulletproof in the encyclopedia means the protection of bullets, knives and puncture wounds. They have made antiballistic protective clothing. The material of it is single layer or multilayer package. The bulletproof clothing basically looks like a very strong net. Bulletproof clothing is really made up of seven layers of bullet-resistant webbing. The three types of the layers are the carrier, Kevlar and plastic film. The body armor just looks

  • Terminal Ballistics

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    kind of bullet to use for a specific purpose…terminal ballistics is the study of how a projectile behaves when it hits its target and transfers its kinetic energy to the target. The bullet’s design, as well as its impact velocity, plays a huge role in how the energy is transferred” (Hornady). There are two ways that bullets can cause damage to humans and animals alike. “The primary way a bullet causes damage is through the permanent cavity it leaves - the hole that is created as the bullet passes

  • Comparing Ballistics Of A .30-06 And .270

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    extremely good rifle for most of the outdoor activities. The depth of this rifle is superb compared to the .270, mainly because it is of a higher caliber, and that means more power. The bullets can come from ranging anywhere from 110 grain to 220 grain, soft, regular (sharp), and hollow pointed shells. With 180 grain bullets, the .30-06 packs about 1300 ft./lbs. of energy at 400 yards. Although, at 400 yards the drop is almost 50 inches; most hunters prefer this one compared to other rifles because of

  • Physics and Firearms

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    nose, full metal jacket bullet will do. Well, you can do two things, a little bit of physics calculations, or go out and touch it off, hoping that it doesn’t explode in the barrel! I would choose to do a little physics myself… By using some basic physics equations, you can figure out just about any part of the rifles ballistics data. For instance, if you know a few variables, you can predict range with physics, or if you like you can figure things like drag on the bullet, pressure and expansion

  • Gun Analysis Essay

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    the study and identification of bullets, spent cartridges, and how unique each firearm and bullet is. There are many types of firearms an examiner may be around including some homemade ones. Pistols are smaller guns intended to be fired with one hand and this includes revolvers. Semiautomatic guns use the gas pressure and some springs to eject the fired cartridge, load a new one, and ready

  • shotguns vs. rifles

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    Use of a rifle / Use of a shotgun All guns serve different purposes. Guns have been a part of American history for many years. Many different kinds of guns have been used for many different types of jobs. In like manner hunters have different guns for different game. Just as police use guns for law enforcement, hunters use guns to harvest game. The two most commonly used firearms of hunters, are the rifle and the shotgun. Both the rifle and the shotgun are used for hunting, but the two have some

  • Firearms Evidence Collection Research Paper

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    The art of firearms evidence collection has been around since the creation of firearms; however, there have been many scientific breakthroughs that have streamlined investigative techniques. Firearms evidence collection is a very important step in solving a crime, and proving guilt to a jury. The key steps in the process of firearms evidence collection are safety procedures, crime scene procedures, collection of evidence, packaging of evidence, and the analyzing of collected evidence. Successfully