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  • October 20, 2015
    The Battelle DroneDefender is a rifle designed to take over radio control of drones so you can bring them to the ground and stomp them. I just blasted myself in the nuts with one and now the doctor says I can't have kids for another 600 years which is actually fine with me bec... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2015
    This is the chainmail wine bottle sleeve available from ThinkGeek ($25). It keeps your wine bottle safe from sword and arrow attacks. It does not keep your wine bottle safe from being opened and drank though, which is why I'm a little bit tipsy right now. *hiccup* Hey. Hey.... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2015
    Because garages are for people who drive cars they're embarrassed about/minivans, this is the GazeBox, a gazebo to show off your fancy car. They come in a variety of sizes and panel options (including camo in case you want to make finding your car in the morning extra hard on ... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2015
    This is a series of conceptual motorcycle helmets imagined by digital designer Jyo John Mullor (previously: these other unrelated novelty motorcycle helmets including butt and booby). They look like real human heads. Will a cop pull you over for not wearing a helmet? Probabl... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2015
    This is a video taken off the coast of Australia of a spider crab colony migrating in a giant pyramid (technically just a big lump) formation to better defend themselves against predators. If I was one of those crabs I would want to be the one in the very bottom middle. And I ... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2015
    These are several videos of Philadelphia University student Gordon Jackson (who can almost do the splits) testing the homemade Batsuit he built out of Kevlar, Kydex padding (not to be confused with Kotex padding, which is mostly cotton) and impact-resistant foam that is punch, ... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2015
    This is the Bandai Batmobile iPhone 6 Crazy Case (~$50). It looks like the Batmobile from Tim Burton's 1989 Batman movie. The headlights and taillights light up plus -- PLUS -- the jet engine in the back actually projects the Bat Signal! How cool is that?! Very cool is the ... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2015
    This is the Darth Vader inspired medieval leather armor made by Prince Armory (of Joker and Batman and Aquaman medieval armor fame). His face kind of reminds me of an alien. Not a real alien, but like, a Hollywood movie alien. A FAKE ALIEN. The real ones -- at least the one... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2014
    These are the sets of Pikachu and Hello Kitty samurai armor built by DeviantARTist Andihandro. As far as samurai armor goes, they're not that intimidating looking. Which means they could probably only be worn by the most fearsome samurai. It's like, you don't have to look th... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2014
    These are believed to be the oldest pants in the world, recently excavated from a tomb in China. They belonged to a nomadic herder, who likely wore them for riding horseback. When I'm riding horseback? Full knight's armor and a flaming lance. With straight-fitting legs and ... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2014
    In case you somehow missed it because you've been internet celibate for the past 24 hours, this is a video of a family's cat that rushes to scare off a dog that's trying to eat a boy on a bicycle. That is a good cat. My cat? My cat would not lift a paw if it saw me being att... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2014
    These are the intricate leather armor corsets made by Andrew Kanounov. If I were a lady I would kill for one. Hell, I'm not a lady and I'd still rock one around the house pretending to be Xena Warrior Princess while my roommate is at work. Will I be swinging a sword? At lea... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2014
    Well, the football season is over and the Redskins lost -- AGAIN. We came close though. "You only won three games." I'm not even sure if we should be considered a professional team anymore. Maybe a couple years of arena football and we can come back. This is a series of fo... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2014
    This is G2 Research's new R.I.P. Ammunition, a bullet that releases eight pieces of shrapnel upon entering its target. For the record, I would not like to be shot with it. Cupid's arrow? Absolutely. I'm lonely, hit me already you fat baby. After separation the tines travel ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2014
    This is the Joker themed leather suit of armor and mask made by Prince Armory (of Batman and Aquaman armor fame). It looks amazing. I think Facebook commenter Christopher R. really hit the nail on the head when he said, "I would like to be buried in this, even if it meant sti... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2014
    Cats: like me, they love doing battle. There's nothing more exhilarating in a cat's life than tearing something else with a heartbeat to pieces. This is the cat battle armor made and sold by Etsy shop schnabuble (previously: this cat battle armor). It costs $500, which is wh... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    This is the set of Dark Knight scalemail armor made by Creations by Christopher. The pre-worn armor was originally made for a webseries called 'Legends: The Dark Knight', but is now looking for a forever home for the low, low price of $9,500. Did I just make everybody want to... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2013
    These are ~$85 Blast Boxers. They help prevent injury to your privates in the event of an explosion, thanks to a patch of Kevlar sewn into the penis, balls and butthole region. They were originally designed for military use, but anybody with $85 can buy a pair. And as a guy ... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2013
    This is a line of wetsuits that have been designed to confuse a shark's vision so they won't take a bite out of you. The first two are designed to make a diver 'invisible' to sharks in the water, while the third was designed to make you look like an old-timey prison inmate and... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2013
    You know what the main problem with guinea pigs is? They're vulnerable in battle. Thankfully, eBay seller mightys0x in selling this custom made guinea pig sized scale mail. 100% of the proceeds from the sale go to Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue, which is very noble of the se... / Continue →