Note: Video is after the jump because I couldn't live with myself if anybody accidentally put an eye out on the front page.
Jack Streat went and built himself a fully functional Lee Enfield sniper rifle out of LEGO Technics. And by 'fully functional' I mean the thing can accurately shoot LEGO blocks up to a couple feet. It's definitely not gonna make a terrorist's head explode or anything. Now I'm not saying you could do more damage with a Lincoln Log catapult, but I have eaten a couple LEGO bullets before with little to no damage (they passed just like corn except with a *tink* when they hit the bottom of the bowl).
Hit it for a video demonstration of the plastic pews.
The Palm Pistol is a single-shot firearm aimed (!) at folks who may have trouble shooting a regular gun and probably shouldn't be anyways. The company behind the weapon hopes to have it classified as a medical device for the elderly and people with arthritis. Holy shit.
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The Rupublic of Korea's troops are stepping into winter fashion in a big way -- with all new threads and a sweet-ass rifle.
The new new battle uniforms would provide protection against nuclear, biological, and chemical attacks, and would feature automatic temperature control... / Continue →
Some dude made a paintball sentry that automatically detects moving objects and lights them up (with paintballs, not light, silly!). It's pretty freaking impressive. Skip to 2:00 to see an impressive distraction test, 3:30 to see a kid on a trampoline getting destroyed, and t... / Continue →