This is a video of a mad scientist (although he looks sort of happy in a "never learned how to smile" kinda way) showing off his homemade Tesla coil rifle. It's a battery operated Tesla coil in the form factor of a rifle. Could you take down Thor with it? Not a chance. Could you give Magneto a boner with it? Every single time. One time he was over for tea when I accidentally put a spoon in the microwave and I could see his nipples get hard through his shirt.
Hit the jump for a shot of it shooting lightning in the dark and and a video demo.
Thanks to bb, Cpt. Waffles and Matt, who agree the only thing cooler than a Tesla rifle is a Tesla bazooka. YES -- one mounted on a t-rex with ninja swords for arms!
This is some guy testing his new Faraday suit with a Tesla coil playing the Imperial March. It looks like fun. And by fun I mean this guy is nuts. I don't care how harmless it is, you just don't go messing around with something that looks that much like lightning. Reminds m... / Continue →
This is a photograph from Phil McGrew of 8 lightning bolts striking the San Francisco Bay Bridge at the same time. Well, not exactly at the same time, because it was a 20-second exposure. Could Phil have expected to capture 16 bolts with a 40-second exposure? I doubt it. Ca... / Continue →
This is a custom-molded chess set by Ben Howard (NOT Ron) featuring a bunch of different characters from the Zelda franchise. Need some help naming them all? WELL TOO BAD. Just kidding, I wouldn't leave you hanging like that. Or would I? I'd sneak out on you right in the m... / Continue →