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  • 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 →
  • 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 →