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  • August 24, 2015
    This is a video of a guy who made himself dual Roman candle machine guns. They look glorious. I would love to be there with a metal trashcan lid trying to deflect shots back at him. Throw a keg of beer and some hot dogs in the mix and that's pretty much exactly what I want t... / Continue →
  • June 26, 2015
    This is a BBC nature documentary about bats and crocodiles that has been edited to give both species laser shooting capabilities. It made me think long and hard about whether I'd prefer to ride a giant laser-shooting bat or giant laser-shooting crocodile into battle. You know... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    This is a video of charismatic Youtuber styropyro showing off his homemade 40W laser shotgun. He uses it to set a bunch of stuff on fire because that's what powerful burning lasers are for (plus blinding your enemies in battle). The gun is actually eight 5W lasers in parallel... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2015
    This is the already funded Kickstarter for $150 Glow Headphones. Glow headphones (wait -- did that say $150?) come in red, blue and green and contain a laser and light-diffusing fiber cord that pulses to the music you're listening to. OR your heartbeat (provided they meet the... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2015
    This is a piece of metal that's been laser-etched with "micro- and nanoscale structures" by scientists at the University of Rochester to increase its hydrophobic (water-repellant) properties. The scientists believe it's a significantly better solution than chemical coatings, n... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2015
    This is a video of one of Laser Age's 500-watt scrubbing lasers blasting the grime off a baking sheet. Typically I just use dish soap and some elbow grease, but that's only because I don't have a powerful burning laser to do the job for me. Oh who am I kidding, I don't clean ... / Continue →
  • December 31, 2014
    This is the Death Star II fire pit created by an 84-year old grandfather to give to his grandkids for Christmas. The superweapon started as two propane tank ends welded together, then was cut into the Death Star II's iconic, unfinished shape from Return of the Jedi. So, are t... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2014
    This is a video of the US Navy's latest laser blaster blowing up a couple ships and a drone. The $40-million Laser Weapon System (LaWS) is already burninating its way through enemy ships and aircrafts from aboard the USS Ponce deployed in the Persian Gulf. PEW PEW -- PEW PEW ... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2014
    This is the $10 Laser Collar Pet Toy available from ThinkGeek. It's a pet collar attachment that points a red laser dot wherever your dog or cat is looking, so they have something to chase because you're too lazy to wave the laser pointer around for them. It's perfect for the... / Continue →
  • September 15, 2014
    This is the shot Schenectady High School student Draven Rodriguez is petitioning to be used as his senior yearbook photo. School authorities agreed the photo could appear in the yearbook, just not as his senior photo. Apparently because its Sears Portrait Studio awesomeness w... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2014
    Seen here about to fill the back of his pants with regret, a volunteer prepares to be tazed by the CUPID hexacopter. The CUPID has an 80,000-volt taser on board with a laser sight to make sure it shoots you right in the eyeballs. Pfft, I've been hit with 80,000 volts before a... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2013
    Because what fun is shaving a penis into the beard of a passed out friend if everybody's going to mistake it for a rocketship, Phillips has just announced the first beard trimmer with a laser guide: the Phillips Beard Trimmer 9000. That's right -- the 9000. I generally prefer... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2013
    This is a short video of a Wicked Lasers Spyder III 3 Arctic laser with a perpendicular plane lens and a Krypton laser with a star lens making some sort of trippy moving starfield in the smoke of a campfire. I really felt like I was traveling through outerspace. Still, what go... / Continue →
  • July 26, 2013
    Picture related: frozen light. Zing! NOW COME TEAR MY HEART OUT NO MERCY STYLE. German researchers have successfully "frozen" light for an entire minute, which apparently means great things for the future of "light-based quantum memory" and other things my brain refuses to b... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2013
    This is the six-laser spinning minigun built by Patrick Priebe (of Iron Man laser gauntlet fame). It has six rotating 1W blue lasers and a 100mW green laser for aiming. It doesn't really have a lot of functionality besides looking cool, but that's pretty much all the function... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2013
    This is a video of laser lover and Youtuber AnselmoFanZero showing off the Dead Space plasma cutter replica he made. For the record, I've never played Dead Space because it's rated M for Mature and my mom says I'm anything but. Still, a pretty impressive build and the lasers ... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2013
    This is a video from laser lover (and possible balloon hater) Scott Stevenson popping 100 balloon with a powerful burning purple laser. You may remember the previous video from Scott where he did the same trick except the laser was green and the balloons were red. That made f... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    This is the homemade laser blaster Iron Man gauntlet crafted by laser lover Patrick Priebe. I don't know about you, but I would totally wear that. Probably to school and get suspended. Full metal gauntlet, runs on 1x 18650 plus 2x 14500 Li Ion cells. 2 blue lasers on board, ... / Continue →
  • June 29, 2012
    Mad scientists at the army's Picatinny Arsenal have developed a weapon that can shoot lightning bolts down laser beams to fry electronics and detonate explosives. But can it cook a hotdog? "Air is composed of neutral molecules and is an insulator," Fischer said. When lightnin... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2012
    This is a LEGO Star Wars toy display with some holographic video effects. Do they have them at Toys R Us? No clue, I got banned from the nearest one for bicycle jousting in the store. Dammit, I was gonna buy something! No I wasn't. I was gonna peg my friend with a dodgebal... / Continue →