If you're bored at work, have some free time and lots of extra office supplies laying around, here's a fun little (yet surprisingly effective) crossbow you can make in just 9-easy steps. All you need are pencils, rubber bands, scissors, a ballpoint pen, and a binder clip to top things off. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a Steampunk prosthetic leg that actually works.
What happens when you cross a Star Wars X-Wing, F-117A Nighthawk, and a speedboat? The "Ghost" by Juliet Marine. This crazy vessel was invented and designed by a medical tech millionaire Gregory Sancoff in Maine. It's made to 'fly' above the water on legs and deliver marines into battle. The 38-foot long main cabin rests on top of a pair of 12-foot tall struts which, when moving at speed, prop the cabin above the water like a hydrofoil. Continue reading for more images and information.
The Batman silver twin-blade Batarang folding knife is currently being offered for just $10 shipped, today only, originally priced at $22.95. The ultimate knife for a true Batman fan. Features 2 fantasy blades that are spring assisted. Simply press the index on the back, and they spring open and lock in place. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on preview and more information.
Non-lethal weapons are essentially weapons intended to be less likely to kill a living target than conventional weapons. It is often understood that accidental, incidental, and correlative casualties are risked wherever force is applied, but non-lethal weapons try to minimise the risk as much as possible. They may also be used by military police, by United Nations forces, and by occupation forces for peacekeeping and stability operations. Above, we have the PHaSR. Continue reading to see more.
Patric Priebe's made from scratch WristBow Mk II sports custom aluminum, steel and brass components, and uses a 2-milliwatt red laser to assist in aiming. The darts it uses are made from carbon fiber tubes tipped with stainless steel points. What sets this second version apart from its predecessor is is the fact that it can store up to eight darts in its onboard ammo clip, making it a semi-automatic. Continue reading for a video of the first version he released years ago.
Ian Sinclair's Cardsharp2 is currently being offered for just $3.79 shipped, today only, originally priced at $18.99. Just three ingenious folding operations metamorphosis the card into an elegant pocket utility tool. Slimmer and lighter than an ordinary knife, updated features include a stiffer, polypropylene body (living hinges guaranteed for life) and a unique safety lock (cannot open in pocket or drawer and is child proof). Product page. Continue reading for another video review and more information.
Ultra Thin - 2.2mm thick.
Lightweight - 13-grams.
Blade edge is protected when stored in wallet or kit bag; Protective hilt appears when open.
Surgical blade technology with long 65mm cutting edge ensures longer lasting sharpness.
Authentic Iain Sinclair with Serial Number on each card.
No enemy will want to be on the receiving end of DREAD, a high-tech gun capable of pumping out 120,000 rounds per minute of .308 and .50 caliber round metal balls at 8000 feet per second (ft/s). The M-16 rifle, which delivers its ammunition at 3200 ft/s, and can shoot a mere 900 rounds per minute, has nothing on it. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why you should never tailgate.
In case of zombie apocalypse (or any dangerous emergency), flip down these shelves, and you'll be ready to fight. Called TacticalWalls, these shelves may look normal at first glance, but they actually double as storage solutions for rifles and handguns. They can be opened up with magnetic keys placed over two hidden locks. As you can see, there's plenty of room for your firearms, thanks to a customizable medium-density polyurethane foam-lined cavity. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Have you always wondered what bullets look like on the inside? Sabine Pearlman, an Austrian photographer currently based in Los Angeles, California, has just the photo series for you, titled "Ammo". Pearlman was educated at the Pratt institute, the Otis College of Art and Design and Santa Monica College.
You read that right, soon anyone can be an expert shot, thanks to this new bullet. DARPA's Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) is basically a .50 caliber bullet that is capable of changing course in mid-air to stay locked on target. Technology development in Phase II included the design, integration and demonstration of aero-actuation controls, power sources, optical guidance systems, and sensors. Continue reading for a video.