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I Got Roped Into A Game Of Laser Tag Today…

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

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2nd place is bittersweet, when the majority of your opponents were 10 year olds.

The Tacticool C96

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

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This is a picture of a Mauser C96 that’s been spreading around the internet, however instead of the classic design that served as the basis for Han Solo’s blaster, it’s been bubba’d up to a near unrecognizable state. Now, this could very simply be an airsoft replica gone wrong (or right, if it’s your thing). Unfortunately, the image is too low resolution to read any of the markings on the parts kit, which would be a dead giveaway. However, the image does feature a URL which leads to this page on the Chinese social media site Sina Weibo:

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Unfortunately, I’m not a Chinese citizen, which is required to get a Weibo membership, so I can’t access the profile beyond the initial public page. Additionally, the creator of this kit hasn’t come forward, so at the moment, I can’t determine if this is a real steel monstrosity, or just an airsoft one.

BoomMorning Coffee Mug

Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Its a ceramic coffee mug shaped like a grenade. Available in a variety of colors, including ‘Avocado’ which is the closest it seems to get to the Mk2 grenade this is seemingly inspired by.

www.shapeways.com/model/1439093/boommorning.html?materialId=70

Maybe The Army Should Take A Look At MultiDoge

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Just in case that whole Scorpion thing with printers blows up in their face, I suggest PEO Soldier take a hard look at MultiDoge as a backup plan.

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This post originally appeared on Soldier Systems Daily.

Danger 5 – Second Season To Start Soon

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

A while back we featured an article on the Australian series Danger 5:

From David Russo and David Ashby, the creators of Italian Spiderman, comes the ultimate 60′s era-style spy show you never knew you wanted, but know you have to see. Set in an alternate WWII, 5 Allied spies: Jackson from the USA, Tucker from Australia, Lisa from Russia, Claire from Britain, and Pierre from Europe, battle Hitler and the Third Reich’s evil schemes world wide, facing such foes as lizard men and Japanese robots.

Great synopsis, huh? You know you have to see the second season, which reportedly will begin airing next month.

www.sbs.com.au/danger5

BATMETAL

Monday, July 28th, 2014

This video combines two of my favorite entertainment forces, Batman and Dethklok, into a fusion of metal and vigilantism. Fair warning, it’s a bit weird.

Kryptek Is Now Doing The Dew

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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I was ‘out and about’ last night, and I happened to spot these ‘Limited Edition Kryptek Military Heroes Pack’ boxes of Mountain Dew. Reportedly, only the boxes get the camo, not the cans. You can pick these up anywhere they sell Mountain Dew.

www.kryptek.com

The Cash Cannon

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

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Since I feel obligated to post any gun shaped projectile devices I can possibly find, I figured the Cash Cannon fulfills said obligation. Made from ABS plastic, the Cash Cannon can be loaded with US Dollar bills or any item similar in size and structure, and with a pull of a trigger shoots them out rapidly. If anything else, it’s a novel way to “make it rain”.

www.thecashcannon.com

Manta – Beer Cozy

Friday, July 11th, 2014

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It’s not about keeping it cold, it’s about keeping it cool.

- Bob Bullion

Manta, the company behind the weapon covers utilized by the US Marine Corps for the M27 IAR, will soon be releasing a beer cozy made from their proprietary polymer in a similar style to their suppressor cover. They’ll come in a variety of colors, including glow-in-the-dark and ‘temperature-based color change’ variants. Stay tuned for more info as it becomes available.

www.mantarails.com

Gost Barefoot – Chainmail Shoes

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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Gost Barefoot is a German company that makes what can be described as chainmail minimalist shoes. The PaleoBarefoot series is made from stainless steel chainmail. The shoes are built for strolling, light hiking, and walking on natural surfaces and in water. For more ‘urban’ environments, they also sell “Multi-Paws”, attachable soft sole spots based on animal paws that provide grip on smooth and paved surfaces.

portal.gost-barefoots.com/en

Laser-Guided Tactical Necktie – It’s Real, And It’s Available

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

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The Laser-Guided Tactical Necktie now ranks among various April Fool’s Day jokes that progressed to an actual product available for purchase due to popular demand. Made from durable nylon, this tactical necktie features a Class II laser pointer, PALS webbing, and a removable storage pouch. It makes the perfect accessory for any Tactical Tuxedo.

www.thinkgeek.com/product/1917

Art Of The Mag Flip

Monday, May 12th, 2014

The mag flip is what all true operators strive for.

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Snake Plissken’s Escape

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Snake Plissken’s ESCAPE – Video game pre-production milestone video from Neurobellum on Vimeo.

This footage is (thankfully) all that remains of ‘Snake Plissken’s Escape’, a video game that was to be published by Namco and released back in 2005. Developed by the remaining ‘Dead to Rights 2′ staff, the game would have featured a storyline approved by Carpenter, Russell, and Hill and a full body scan of Russell for the titular character. The developer’s influence is obvious when compared to their previous work, ‘Dead to Rights 2′: acrobatic gunplay with dual wielding and slow motion, which frankly seems a bit beyond Snake’s demonstrated capabilities.

Laser-Guided Tactical Necktie

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

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Made from durable nylon, this tactical necktie features a Class II laser pointer, PALS webbing, and a removable storage pouch.

www.thinkgeek.com/product/1917

IFIXIT – Action Hero Toolkit

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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IFIXIT’s Action Hero Toolkit comes with everything you’d need to MacGyver yourself out of any situation:

- Bobby pin
- Strike-anywhere match
- Rubber band
- Birthday candle
- Paper clip
- Shoelace
- 1c Stamp
- Duct tape

The whole kit comes in a pocket-sized toolbox. Sadly, it doesn’t come with a mullet.

www.ifixit.com/Store/Tools/Action-Hero-Toolkit/IF145-267-1

Old World Collectables And Creations – Bullet Chess

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

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Admittedly, this isn’t my first time covering OWCC’s Bullet Chess offerings, although they’ve greatly expanded their product line since I last wrote about them. New offerings include mini chess sets, shotshell checkers, and even .50 caliber backgammon. My personal favorite has to be the NATO vs SOVIET (Warsaw Pact) set above, which features demilled cartridges largely utilized by the two military alliances as the pieces.

www.etsy.com/shop/OldeWorldCC?section_id=7594752&ref=shopsection_leftnav_1

How To Brew Coffee The Red Storm Entertainment Way

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Deep within the bowels of Red Storm Entertainment, a new system for delivering fresh, new coffee was recently installed. For the sake of educating their employee populace, this educational tutorial video was created, and Red Storm was kind enough to share it with the rest of the world.

redstorm.com

The Legend of Gecko45

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

It’s never a bad time to bring up the legendary exploits of the #1 mall ninja Gecko45. You can read up the entirety of his archived ramblings on Lonelymachines.org.

How To (Really) Break Someone’s Neck

Friday, January 24th, 2014

We all know that Hollywood’s been incorrectly depicting the ancient art of neck snapping for years now. Luckily, Master Ken is on hand to show us the right way.

SHOT Show 2014 – Ads In The Urinals Part Deux

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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Cerakote once again secured the urinal ads at SHOT Show, foregoing the (potentially messy) targets, for something a bit more generic.

Crye Precision’s R&D Department Sure Is Weird

Friday, January 10th, 2014

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Peter Rabbit Tank Killer

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

It’s a… more modern adaption.

Lakor Scout GO Baby

Friday, December 13th, 2013

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Forgive me for now knowing the property this comes from, but it’s too unique not to write about. This action figure comes with the following accessories:

1x Camouflage clothing
1x Gas mask
1x SPC Vest
1x MOLLE Pouch
1x Dump Pouch
1x Anti noise earphone
1x Rifle sling
1x AK gun
1x Gloves
1x Badge
1x GPRS
1x Cap
4x Chocolate stick
1x Boots

At the time of writing, only one remains in stock

www.blackopstoys.com/catalog/other-lakor-scout-go-baby-p-16564.html

Christmas Tinner

Friday, December 6th, 2013

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So, remember the 12-Course Meal in a Can that was featured on the site awhile ago? Well, UK-based video game retailer GAME is currently offering its own iteration, the Christmas Tinner, only with 9 layers. It’s currently being tested at the company’s Basingstoke store, and with any luck it will never be introduced past that location, much less the UK’s borders.

www.game.co.uk/christmastinner

Superfight!

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Seems like a fun way to spend an evening.

superfight.myshopify.com/