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  • February 4, 2016
    Because there's actually winter weather in some areas, this is a video of Mark Rober and the leaf blower he modified into a snowball machine gun. Man, Calvin & Hobbes would have loved this thing. I wish I had a friend like Hobbes. I wish I had any friends, really. All my fr... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2015
    This is the flame-powered lightsaber built by electrical engineer Allen Pan. It even makes authentic sound effects when turned on and off. The blade is a little thin to look like an actual lightsaber, but it's definitely a step in the right direction. Obviously, I'm going to... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2015
    Dave wanted to propose to his girlfriend in a special way. And what's more special than a custom Lord Of The Rings themed lightsaber? Nothing, that's what. Cross franchise sci-fi/fantasy weaponry is the IN THING right now. My wife could come tell me it's our anniversary tod... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2015
    PROTIP: Turn your volume down. Apparently the wind rushing past a boomerang doesn't sound like a top 40 hit. This is a video from boomerang maker Victor Poulin of a tri-wing boomerang that he attached a video camera to. The footage was actually pretty interesting to watch.... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2015
    This is a video of Colin Furze demonstrating the fully-functional rope launcher and hidden blade gauntlets he built to celebrate the release of Assassin's Creed Syndicate (which I am going to start playing tomorrow because I know you care). I thought the grappling hook was goi... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2015
    This is a video of rocket propelled grenades blowing through layer after layer of bulletproof glass. There is no stopping them. So if you were thinking about bringing bulletproof glass to an RPG fight, I would reconsider. I'm also reconsidering giving my elderly apartment ne... / Continue →
  • July 27, 2015
    Note: This isn't the whole graphic, click HERE to see the whole thing in high-res or hit the jump to see it in the same resolution as the shot above and hurt your eyes. This is a super questionable infographic ranking 30 different fictional weapons based on badassness. I disa... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2015
    This is the M48 Tactical War Hammer made by United Cutlery (available HERE for $50 -- and buy me a ninja sword while you're at it). It has a hammer skull basher on one side and a skull splitting pick on the other side. What side would you rather get hit with? If I had to cho... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2015
    This is a video of the folks of Man at Arms forging the Predator's dual-bladed gauntlet in real life. The blades are slightly retractable, but not super retractable like the Predator's because the Predator had access to alien technology and we do not. Still, they did a good j... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2015
    The cross-bladed axe is the brainchild of Instructables user KH4 and can cut a log into four pieces with a single swing. For reference, that is twice as many pieces as a regular axe can. Of course it probably takes more power to drive a cross-bladed axe, but I'm practically m... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    Hold it like you mean business! This is the BBQ Machete Spatula. It costs around $19, looks like a machete, but with the functionality of a spatula. Plus there's a bottle opener. It also comes with a bandana so you don't drip sweat on the meat you're grilling. People usual... / Continue →
  • April 20, 2015
    This is the 13-inch Kniper, a $75 throwing knife multi-tool designed by Urchin Sky. You can throw it at things, or use one of the other twenty-two tools, including a tobacco pipe. I'm going to throw it at my toes to teach them a lesson about always stubbing themselves on the ... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2015
    This is a video from Smarter Every Day of Alabama archer Byron Ferguson hitting a thrown aspirin tablet with an arrow, using an oldschool longbow (and not one of those fancy compound bows with sights and all the bells and whistles). Obviously, you're going to want Byron on you... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2015
    Recently announced at the Toy Fair in New York City, this is Hasbro's Jedi Master Lightsaber Set. It costs $50, will hit shelves (and little brothers and sisters) this fall, and includes "a lightsaber with lights and electronic sounds, a pair of lightdaggers, an expansion hilt... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2015
    Nice try, Time Lord -- I recognize a TARDIS when I see one! You may have already seen it since it was all the rage over the weekend, but this is a video of Danish archer Lars Andersen demonstrating some of the amazing archery techniques he's dug up by studying historical texts... / 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 →
  • September 10, 2014
    This is the fake, shadows are all wrong Photoshop job of a standing cat transformed into a medieval battle cat. That look in his eyes -- you can tell he's out for blood. Or maybe he's just out to eat a bunch of grass then throw up in the house later. What do I know, I'm not ... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2014
    Because nobody needs their friends accidentally shooting each other because you left your gun out on the kitchen counter, Tactical Walls builds inconspicuous gun safes so you can hide your weapons in plain sight, where they're readily available. The safes use special magnetic ... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2014
    This is the mashup weapon forged by the folks of Mat At Arms that combined all four ninja turtle weapons: Donatello's bō, Leonardo's ninjato, Raphael's sai, and Michelangelo's nunchaku. The result...is whatever the hell this thing is. A bōjatosaichaku? I dunno, but I can a... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2014
    45°C (~113°F)? That's a little hot for a sword fight! This is a video news report about a sword fight that broke out between two rival Sikh groups in Punjab, India. The fight occurred at the Golden Temple and allegedly started over an argument about who would get to speak at... / Continue →