This is a graphic created by Carrie Patrick comparing the weights of various swords to common household objects like cans of chili, loaves of bread, boots, and children. Children thankfully not being that common a household object in my home aside, I learned a lot by looking at the chart.
Created as part of WIRED’s Game Over(analyzed) series, this is a video of military historian Mike Loades (great name for a military historian) providing an in-depth analysis of the realism of medieval weaponry and armor used in games like Dark Souls, Mordhau, The Witcher 3, For Honor, and Kingdom Come:
Because life, sometimes in the form of a punch, comes at you quick, this is a video of MMA fighter Xu Xiaodong jabbing self-proclaimed defense training tai chi master Chen Yong in the face hard enough in the first ten seconds of their fight for Chen to tap out. Wow,
Because it’s imperative you actually defend your territory after marking it, this is a video of Charlie the cocker spaniel fearlessly battling a leaf blower. Just look at him charging into battle — he truly is a brave warrior. I think he wins too, provided winning is based on how
This is a video of the folks at Youtube channel The Hackensmith testing the world’s first retractable plasma lightsaber, the construction of which they featured in a build video last week (included below). The lightsaber burns at around 4,000-degrees Fahrenheit (2,200-Celsius), is powered by a mix of liquid propane and
This is a short, sweet video of Spook the baby goat attempting to do battle with himself in a mirror. Some lengthy backstory while I add ice to and chug a whole pot of coffee then poop my pants to get this week started horribly: “The goat in the video
This is a video edited by Youtuber SAVE MOTHRA!!! (pfft, I saw her fly straight into the sun, bro, she’s a goner) featuring the final battle from Jurassic World, but with some of the audio of Kirin J Callinan’s ‘Big Enough’ (aka the screaming cowboy song) added. I’m not going
This is a video of a real-life stag beetle going horn-to-horn with a larger, robotic stag beetle. At first it seems like the robobeetle is going to dominate, but then the real beetle’s killer instincts kick in and he picks that big bastard up and tosses it off the battle