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  • April 7, 2016
    These are a handful of shots and two videos of the Imperial AT-ST that a Star Wars fan who does not want to be identified built from scratch out of timber, plastic and scrap metal. It has a full interior, the gun turrets move, the fans in the rear are solar powered and blow, b... / Continue →
  • November 30, 2015
    This is a video from 1986 of Germans demonstrating the Leopard 2's fully stabilized main gun. They do so by filling a beer, setting it on top of the gun's muzzle, then speeding the tank around without spilling any beer. Most impressive. You know it's important to know where ... / Continue →
  • October 12, 2015
    This is a video of a horned lizard (aka horny toad -- the species of lizard that can shoot blood out of its eye when threatened) riding a combat robot into battle. It is pretty much exactly how I imagine the future. Well, minus the fancy blinds and decorative window treatment... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2015
    This is a ten minute video of the US and South Korea practicing their war maneuvers with live missiles and bombs. Probably to send to North Korea to let them know they need to calm down. Never a country to be upstaged, North Korea presumably made their own live weapon demonst... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2015
    This is a short compilation of people trying to kick over robot dogs. It's kind of sad. Of course, none of the dogs actually fell, meaning everybody who attempted the kicking is probably dead by now. Me? I'm only dead on the inside. Plus my penis. My penis is dead inside ... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2015
    Death at the office water cooler. This is Boston Dynamics' latest quadruped robot, Spot. Spot is a smaller, all-electric version of their Big Dog robot. He only weighs about 160-pounds, which, while not that hefty, is still plenty big to carry any variety of weapons to kill ... / 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 →
  • December 3, 2014
    This is the $40 fallen AT-AT lawn ornament being sold by ThinkGeek. It would look perfect covered with a light dusting of snow, invisible after a heavy snowstorm, and entirely out of place in the summer. You might want to keep that in mind when you're making your purchasing d... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2014
    We've seen an AT-AT cat playhouse before, and now there's an AT-ST. I don't really have any more info, I just found the pics on The Bloggess's site in between posts about her weird taxidermy fetish. So it looks like it's up to us to make up our own backstory. I'm going to go... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2014
    In 'why aren't you taking this seriously' news, members of the US Air Force recently announced a contingency plan to deal with a monster threat like Godzilla. God willing, this is where all my 2012 - 2013 tax dollars went. During an interview with the Smithsonian's Air and ... / Continue →