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  • 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 →
  • May 7, 2014
    This is a video of pro blacksmith/prop maker Tony Swatton forging Jon Snow's sword from Game of Thrones. If you had to choose to own any sword from any fantasy/sci-fi/video game series, what would you choose? A lightsaber? Link's Master Sword? Cloud's Buster Sword? I think... / Continue →
  • March 27, 2014
    This is the iStab, a 3-D printed iPhone case with a folding knife attached. That way you can accidentally Van Gogh yourself while answering a call. Or you could, I don't know, just carry a far more practical folding knife separately from your phone. That's what I do. It's n... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2014
    This is a video from the Slow Mo Guys (not the nickname I would've hoped for) of a fully automatic assault rifle being fired and recorded at 18,000 frames/second. For reference, that's 1,000 times the age I was when I touched my first boob, minus 4,000. Watching the casings b... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2014
    41-year old John R. Morales used to play McGruff the Crime Dog. That was many moons ago. Apparently since then he started a massive pot growing operation and was just sentenced to 16 years in the slammer for the results of a raid on his home in 2011. And that, my friends, is... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2014
    This is the $279 Gun Box, a biometric gun safe that opens via a fingerprint scan or sensing your RFID tagged bracelet or ring in close proximity. It was designed so you don't have to keep your gun under your mattress where your kids can find it and shoot each other, or locked ... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2014
    That...does not look like Gotham. This is a video of boomerang lover Victor Poulin testing out his newly made 25-inch Batarang. It returns and he catches it on his first try -- incredible! Did you know boomerangs were originally used for hunting? You would just cream some a... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2013
    Have a couple hundred thousand dollars burning a hole in your pocket? I will follow you until it falls out your pant leg. Han Solo's iconic first-shooting DL-44 blaster is going up for auction. If its new owner doesn't superglue it to their hand they're wasting their money. ... / Continue →
  • November 14, 2013
    This is a video of Danish archer Lars Anderson demonstrating the ancient archery techniques he's been practicing. The key to a lot of them is holding spare arrows in your hand instead of a quiver. Doing so, Lhars can shoot 10 arrows in 4.9 seconds, shoot 11 arrows before the ... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2013
    This is the stainless steel handgun that was 3-D printed by the folks at Solid Concepts in Texas (where else?) using a direct metal laser sinistering (DMLS) technique. Impressive. Not impressive enough for me to want to fire, but I've never had a gun explode up in my hands be... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2013
    This is a video from the 'Man at Arms' Youtube series (previously: Link's Master Sword) featuring blacksmith Tony Swatton forging Thor's hammer Mjolnir in real life. He doesn't actually use the heart of a dying star though (hopefully for reasons obvious to you), instead opting... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2013
    Because what good is science fiction if we can't eventually make the technology real, scientists at Harvard and MIT have created a new form of matter that behaves similar to a lightsaber. Heck yeah! *turns off light swinging yardstick with a bunch of glowsticks taped to it* ... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2013
    This is the $150,000 Intimidator from McDermott Handcrafted Cues. It started life as an 82-pound piece of solid stainless steel, and 1,862 man hours later, became...this thing. This thing I wouldn't want to see anybody swinging that in a bar fight. Not unless they're on my s... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2013
    This is a $60 set of Samurai sword kitchen knives designed by Fizz Creations and for sale at Gizoo. You get a chef's knife, bread knife, utility knife and paring knife, each in its own saya (scabbard). *drawing sword* DiGiorno pizza -- you burnt the roof of my mouth and sull... / Continue →
  • August 16, 2013
    This is the CouchBunker (previously: the BedBunker), a $6,700 couch with a 30-rifle gun safe hidden beneath and optional bulletproof seat cushions in case of emergency. Each cushion will set you back an additional $500 if you want them bulletproofed though, so don't bother get... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2013
    In holy shit that's terrifying news, his is a conceptual Combat Alpha/Big Dog. And by conceptual I mean there's no way the government doesn't already have a bunch of these. If you don't think we have weaponized Big Dogs running around in the jungles and deserts across this pl... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2013
    This is a video of Tony Swatton (who's been blacksmithing for over 30 years and created the weapons for over 200 feature films) constructing his own pair of Wolverine claws. They turn out pretty legit looking, it's just a shame the guy who gets to test them out at the end seem... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2013
    This is an Instructables guide about how to make your own 'In Case of Zombies' tool shed tool rack decoration. SPOILER: Stencil and a big Sharpie. But that's not what I came to talk about, I came to test your zombie survival skills. Now let's say you and I are having a barbe... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2013
    This is the AK-47 that guitar maker Jimmy DiResta turned into a fully functional guitar for Wycleaf Jean. It carries a powerful message. One about...Haiti? Okay so maybe I don't know what the message is, or if there even is one. Not everything has to make some sort of socia... / Continue →