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  • February 5, 2014
    Gunshot wound sealer, or ULTRA-EXTREME HEAVY DAY tampon? This is the XStat, a syringe filled with rapidly expanding sponges that, when injected into an open gunshot wound, can prevent bleeding and seal the wound in as little as 15-seconds. Personally, if I get shot I'm hoping... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2013
    This is a CG commercial for the $17,000 Linux-powered TrackingPoint XS1 scope, an auto-aiming system that tells you when you'll be successful or not at putting a hole in something. At first I thought it was weird they decided to use those video gamey computer graphics for the ... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2012
    Seen here a moment before impact, a cannonball prepares to send a car to meet its maker. In this case, Saturn. The cannonball actually travels all the way through the car and exits out the trunk. That's a lot of power. Don't get me wrong, I could still take a cannonball to ... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2012
    This is a video of one of Geekologie Reader Liz's coworkers at the LEGO Store in Minneapolis showing off his homemade LEGO Portal Gun. The gun took about a year to plan, three weeks to build, and is just under 2,000 pieces. It has a LEGO Mindstorm controller stuffed inside, s... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2012
    This is a shot of a portal jump in progress created by photographer/light-painting enthusiast Jeremy Jackson with a single exposure. Now I know what you're thinking, "Suuuuuuure he did, maybe with a single exposure from a MAGIC CAMERA." Hey, I thought the same thing. The res... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2012
    Okay, so maybe it's actually LEDs and mirrors. This is the homemade Portal "loop" created by Florian Aich using two mirrors backed with colored LEDs and mounted across from each other on opposite walls. He even uses a portal gun to "shoot" the lights on. Man, I remember growi... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2012
    This is a short and relatively clever video of Super Street Fighter II being played where one character has a Portal gun. Is that an unfair advantage? Yes. Would most players just use the gun to look up Chun Li's skirt? Yes. This reminds me -- I went to an all-you-can-eat ... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2012
    This is a triple-barreled pistol that fills your target with three times the holes as a regular pistol. Or, if you're as terrible a shot as I imagine you are, wastes three times the ammo. Tell me before you buy one so I can buy stock in bullet manufacturers. Details on the ... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2012
    Arsenal Firearms is selling "the very first industrial double barrel semiautomatic pistol of all time" -- the AF2011-A1 "Second Century". They're just like a regular pistol, but shoot two bullets at once. Basically the equivalent of duct-taping two guns together provided you ... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2012
    DeviantARTist robin-n-raspberries batman-n-bananas went and built this ultra impressive steampunk Portal gun out of found objects (read: junk). It...is better than the steampunk Portal gun I could build out of pieces designed specifically FOR building a steampunk Portal gun. ... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2012
    Remember the Mario/Portal mashup game we were teased with last year? Well it's finally out and available for free download. Goodbye productivity! "I wasn't going to do anything today anyways." Same here -- but don't tell our bosses that! The final game has all kinds of ext... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2012
    While nowhere near as impressive as some of the fan-made ones we've seen, this officially licensed full-scale Portal gun replica is now available for preorder from Hobby Search for around $170. It lights up orange and blue but is otherwise ENTIRELY NON-FUNCTIONAL. What a ripo... / Continue →
  • December 27, 2011
    This is a Portal'd Christmas tree. It's my last Christmas related post until at LEAST November of next year. Kidding, I can't actually make that promise because what if a really badass Santa post comes along in March? You know what they say: honesty is the best policy. Pers... / Continue →
  • December 21, 2011
    This is a series of "bleeding" zombie targets made by Zombie Industries. They can allegedly stand up to 1,000 rounds and are made of biodegradable "flesh" and pockets of pink blood that ooze when hit. They come in eight different styles, cost $90 ($100 for the ex-wife zombie ... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2011
    Bro I could see those chops through 20-feet of solid steel -- blindfolded. Researchers at MIT have developed a way to crappily see through walls using amplified radar signals. Amplified radar? That has superpowers written all over it! "Actually it says, WARNING: RADIO FREQU... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2011
    This is a video of a new iPhone 4S getting blasted with 50-caliber armor piercing incediary rounds (just like the title of the article said!). Admittedly, I was impressed with how well the phone stayed together. The hole punched through it almost looks surgical. The scar fro... / Continue →
  • October 13, 2011
    Square holes: you probably tried mashing round pegs into them as a child. And probably still would, dummy. Oh, not you -- the guy behind you. This is a drill press that drills square holes (allegedly squarer than using traditional Harry Watt/Reuleaux triangle style bits) usi... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2011
    This is a video of some guy shooting at his boss with an AK-47 to demonstrate the structural integrity of the bulletproof glass their company sells. It's...pretty sketchy. I'm not sure what would've happened if he'd kept firing instead of only putting three bullets in the gla... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2011
    Remember Mr. Slingshot? He is like, soooooo into slingshots. I heard he likes them so much he wants to marry them. I know, it's that serious. Me? I'm married to the lord. Or is that nuns? I dunno, but one of them used to let us drink the Ocean Spray cran-grape juice out ... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2011
    This is a real game in development featuring Super Mario Bros. BUT WITH PROTALS!!!!11 (Protals are the new portals btw). It will eventually be released for free but you can't play it yet because, well, that's life. Oh shishi, you want some game facts? COO BRO I GOT THAT. ... / Continue →