Seeing how today is, uh, National Fire and Firehose and Fireman Day, I've decided to post more about fire. Safety training company BullEx Digital Safety has developed a fire extinguishing training system, that is scheduled to drop next month. Basically you watch a crappy looking fire on a crappy looking monitor and point a crappy ass fire extinguisher with green lasers at it to put it out. Whatever happened to starting real fires in the parking lot and letting your employees go at it with whatever they wanted? For the same price of this training system I will personally come to your place of business and burn that mother down. Screw a simulation, you need real world experience.
Fire Extinguisher Simulator Not Thrilling [therawfeed]
A recent test of the Navy's latest laser weapon system proved it could successfully set fire to a moving boat's engines in a real-life environment, effectively incapacitating the vessel and making boarding/plundering a breeze. *flipping down eyepatch* YAAAARR!
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This is a homemade pulse laser gun built by Patrick Priebe. The thing packs a 1-kW burst that can burn through plastic, foam and thin metals. Plus explode eyeballs. Just kidding, I don't actually know that for a fact, I'm just assuming. Although I do encourage Patrick to ma... / Continue →
This is a short video of Boeing and the Air Force testing a plane-mounted laser's ability to burn the everliving shit out of a stationary object during a flyby. Mission accomplished!
This video shows the effect of the high-energy laser beam from the Boeing Advanced Tactical... / Continue →