I must admit I had no idea this was possible. And to be honest, it seems like a lot of work when a frying pan does the job just as well.

But U.S. Senator Ted Cruz was hanging out with the folks at IJReview and decided to demonstrate how to make "Machine-Gun Bacon". Honestly, it's pretty much as simple as it sounds:

I checked around the web and there doesn't seem to be a consensus on exactly how hot a gun barrel gets while firing. I guess the correct answer is, "Hot enough to cook bacon!"