Full Conceal has just unveiled their latest prototype, the "M3 Glock 19," a folding pistol that can "store 23 rounds of 9mm flush to give the footprint of a cell phone." Simply put, this latest iteration uses stainless steel latches to secure the handle of the gun to the frame, while also serving as a trigger guard when the firearm is unfolded. Expect to shell out $1,199 for the gun when it ships this fall. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral "Solar Eclipse 101" video from National Geographic.
Trailblazer Firearms' LifeCard .22LR looks like a credit card, but it's actually a fully-functional folding handgun. The $400 weapon measures in at 3.3-inches long, 2.1-inches high, and .5-inches thick, making it slightly less bulky than most wallets on the market. The gun itself is machined from aluminum billet, complete with a hard-coat black anodization. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
SURVCO's Tactical Credit Card Ax fits in your wallet and can be used for everything from spearing a fish to skinning fish to cutting wood, all for $23.13, today only, originally $39.99. Its functions include: a tomahawk, ax, knife, scraper, skinner, shovel, arrow, spear, spear-thrower, saw, seatbelt cutter, bottle opener, water valve wrench, gas valve wrench, nail puller, 1/4" socket, 3/8" socket, 7/16" wrench and flat head screw driver. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Iain Sinclair's Cardsharp2 goes from credit card to knife at the push of a button, and it's being offered for only $3.99 shipped, today only, originally $19.99. Measuring only 2.2mm thin and designed to look like a simple credit card, a functional surgical-quality knife folds out in just seconds. Get one here right now. Continue reading for a video and more information.
2cl Direct's Tactical Pen offers police-grade self defense and doubles as a multi-tool, all for $11.95, today only, originally $33.99. In addition to being a fully-functional writing pen, it offers a tungsten carbide tip glass breaker, Nichia tactical LED flashlight, hex wrench, scraper, bottle opener, and screwdriver tools. Product page. Continue reading for another video about tactical pens, more pictures, and information.
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently demonstrated the Navy's electromagnetic railgun initial rep-rate fires of multi-shot salvos at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division. This revolutionary weapon relies on a massive electrical pulse, rather than gunpowder or other chemical propellants, to launch projectiles at distances over 100 nautical miles - and at speeds that exceed Mach 6. "They've extended the launcher core life from tens of shots' core life when program started to something that's now been fired over 400 times and...we anticipate barrels will be able to do over 1,000 shots," said Dr. Tom Beutner, head of Naval Air Warfare and Weapons for ONR. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of the leaked Comic-Con Avengers: Infinity War trailer.
Developed by the US Navy, the AN/SEQ-3 Laser Weapon System or XN-1 LaWS is basically a directed-energy weapon designed to be used against low-end asymmetric threats. Scalable power levels allow it to be used on low-power to dazzle a person's eye to non-lethally make them turn away from a threatening posture, and increase to 30 thousand watts (30 kW) to fry sensors, burn out motors, and detonate explosive materials. Against a vital point on small UAVs, one can be shot down in as little as two seconds. When facing small boats, the laser would target a craft's motor to disable it and make it "dead in the water," then repeating this against others in rapid succession, requiring only a few seconds of firing per boat. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of card throwing trick shots.
Based on the AR15/5.56 platform, the XAR Invicta Folding Automatic Rifle is not just a decorative piece, but rather one ready for any battle. The weapon is precisely-engineered, features a rock-solid mechanism, and folds in half on its axis without loose parts to misplace, thus enabling one to deploy it in seconds, while offering pinpoint accuracy. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of the ten most unique Target items.
The US Marine Corps' F-35B just made history by firing its gun pod while flying for the first time. This weapon straps onto the belly of the aircraft, and enables the fighter the option to sacrifice a little stealth, drag, and range for 220-rounds of 25 mm firepower - a big upgrade from the 20 mm guns that current US fighter jets carry. One caveat: though F-35 can fire its gun while flying, the software update needed to properly aim the gun remains elusive, but should be coming later this year. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one that shows how to cast a Batman fidget spinner from bullet shells.
When is a NERF gun not just a toy? When The Hacksmith gets his hands on one of them. To be more specific, it shoots red hot ferrocerium, which explodes on impact into a cloud of sparkling shrapnel in excess of 3000° C. How does it work? It's basically an air gun that shoots a custom over the barrel ferrocerium dart, heated by a 1000W induction coil until it is glowing red. The key to not getting burned is a string from the trigger to trip the quick release valve. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of five everyday inventions you didn't know came from DARPA.