Tag Archives: weapons

  • Nintendo Zapper Glock: Definitely Not a Toy

    Nintendo Zapper Glock: Definitely Not a Toy

    Guns, as has been stressed again and again, are not toys. But true gun enthusiasts know that the line between a weapon that can instantly take a person’s life and a harmless toy is finer than conventional morality suggests.  That’s the flimsy hypothetical rationale behind Precision Syndicate LLC’s Nintendo Zapper Glock, made to look almost exactly […]

  • Ideal Conceal: A Real Gun That Looks Like a Smartphone

    Ideal Conceal: A Real Gun That Looks Like a Smartphone

    For the discreet gun-owner who doesn’t want everyone in the room to know he has a gun (should this hypothetical individual actually exist), there’s Ideal Conceal, a kind of transforming pistol that when it’s holstered in your pocket looks all the world like a garden variety smartphone—but it actually fires bullets with lethal force. Double-barreled […]

  • Lockheed Martin Tests Laser Weapon, Disables Truck From a Mile Away

    Lockheed Martin Tests Laser Weapon, Disables Truck From a Mile Away

    When I was a little kid, I was obsessed with laser guns – they always seemed much cooler to me than their real-world, kind of depressing bullet-firing counterparts, and anything from Star Wars was automatically cool anyway. So my childhood self is pretty pleased with the recent news that Lockheed Martin has successfully disabled a truck with a […]