Tag: weapons

January 23, 2015 at 2:46 pm

If You Only Watch One Archery Video, Please Let It Be This One

If You Only Watch One Archery Video, Please Let It Be This One

Legolas who? Hawkeye what? Meet Lars Andersen, the man who wants to revive the ancient art of battle archery. Watch as he demonstrates his unorthodox technique while completing a wide array of extremely technical tricks and manoeuvres.

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October 8, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Guy Builds Machine Gun that Folds and Shoots Paper Airplanes

Guy Builds Machine Gun that Folds and Shoots Paper Airplanes

This homemade contraption was built from mostly 3D printed parts and is powered by a motor from a cordless drill. While at first it seems a little underwhelming, it becomes more impressive when you realize it is folding and shooting paper airplanes from flat pieces of paper in real time!

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June 10, 2014 at 10:12 am

The Met Just Released 400,000 Hi-Res Images of their Collection

The Met Just Released 400,000 Hi-Res Images of their Collection

Here are 40 outstanding highlights from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s recently released collection of 400,000 high-resolution digital images. On 16 May 2014, Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced that more than 400,000 images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly…

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October 15, 2013 at 4:50 pm

Old Sea Mines Repurposed Into Furniture

Old Sea Mines Repurposed Into Furniture

During World War II and beyond, a number of Russian and German sea mines were built and used in the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Estonian artist Mati Karmin has repurposed these old and decommissioned mines into a variety of different furniture pieces ranging from fireplaces to chandeliers. You can find more information…

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August 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm

Picture of the Day: Out of Thin Air

Picture of the Day: Out of Thin Air

OUT OF THIN AIR Photograph by JOHN ‘K’ Flickr | Blog | Facebook In this perfectly timed photograph by John ‘K’, we see an F18 Hornet at the end of its high-speed pass across the San Francisco Bay for the 2010 San Francisco Flight Week air display. John took the photo from…

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June 29, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Detailed Cross-Sections of Ammunition

Detailed Cross-Sections of Ammunition

Sabine Pearlman is an Austrian photographer currently based in Los Angeles, California. Educated at the Pratt institute, the Otis College of Art and Design and Santa Monica College, Pearlman’s series entitled, Ammo, has been sweeping across the Internet. On her website, Pearlman states: “This series of ammunition cross-sections was photographed inside a WWII bunker…

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May 18, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Harmless Weapons Made from Plants

Harmless Weapons Made from Plants

In her series entitled Harm Less, artist Sonia Rentsch creatively assembles a variety of plant parts into various handguns and bullets. A 2002 graduate of industrial design from RMIT university (Australia), Rentsch has worked for a diverse range of clients including the L’oréal Melbourne fashion festival, the Sddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) & Christian Dior (UK).…

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March 19, 2013 at 4:23 pm

Swapping Guns for Thumbs

Swapping Guns for Thumbs

“Real tough guys don’t need guns, they just need a positive, can-do attitude” That’s the tagline of parody website, Thumbs & Ammo, where users can submit their photoshopped masterpieces of manipulated movie stills that replace guns with thumbs. There’s already nearly 100 submissions and the hits keep coming. Be sure to check out…

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December 4, 2012 at 12:27 pm

The Fastest Plane on Earth [25 pics]

The Fastest Plane on Earth [25 pics]

Photograph by NASA Since 1976, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird has held the world record for the fastest ‘air-breathing manned aircraft’ with a recorded speed of 1,905.81 knots (2,193.2 mph; 3,529.6 km/h). That works out to a staggering 36.55 miles/58.83 km per minute. The Blackbird was so fast that its strategy against surface-to-air missiles was…

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October 16, 2012 at 6:31 pm

Picture of the Day: A Submarine Surfaces Through Arctic Ice

Picture of the Day: A Submarine Surfaces Through Arctic Ice

A SUBMARINE SURFACES THROUGH ARCTIC ICE Photograph by Tiffini M. Jones, U.S. Navy The US Navy attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) rests in the Arctic Ocean after surfacing through three feet of ice during Ice Exercise 2009 on March 21, 2009. The two-week training exercise, which is used to test…

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