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:
In time for Christmas next year (preorder available now, estimated shipping by October 1st, 2021), Nerf and Disney have teamed up to create this Mandalorian Amban Phase-pulse Blaster replica that shoots Nerf Elite foam darts. The 50.25-inch blaster costs $120 and takes two AAA batteries to power its eight loading
Inspired by Vinheteiro’s performance of the Soviet anthem with an AK-47, this is a video of Youtuber EasyPianoHacks performing the Star-Spangled Banner with an AR-15 and silenced pistol. And what a day for it to, am I right? How timely. I can practically see the rocket’s red glare and bombs
This is a video of pianist Vinheteiro performing the Soviet anthem with the help of an AK-47. And by help I mean detriment, because there’s no way a rifle is as good as a hand at playing piano. Obviously, I’d be lying if I told you I wasn’t half-hoping he
This is a short video of a 1967 Cadillac DeVille convertible that’s been outfitted with custom Colt .45 Peacemaker replica car door handles. I like how you have to press the cylinder to open the door, that’s pretty cool. To open my car door? You have to pull the zip-tie
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 video from the guys of DemolitionRanch firing a few handgun rounds directly down the barrel of a Glock 45 ACP to see what will happen after each one, and whether or not the gun will still be able to fire after each shot. The results may surprise