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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

Action Hero Kit

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

Go Baby

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/

CAMOPOOL

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

www.rockethub.com/projects/33543-camopool-world-s-1st-camouflage-swimming-pool

Grenade Mug

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

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It’s a porcelain mug and it’s shaped like a grenade. It’s microwave safe, provided the pin is removed first.

Available in white and black.

www.gnr8.biz/product_info.php?products_id=1626&products_name=Grenade%20Mug

If Browsers Were Firearms

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

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North Korean Camouflage In Action

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

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This and other images of NK camouflage popped up on 2ch, Japan’s largest image board. This particular pattern is a “duck hunter” camo based on a Chinese pattern. Not all of their uniforms are this revealing, however. They also field a uniform with a pattern very similar to US Woodland BDUs for their special forces troops, and a few other odds and ends.

North Korean soldiers with military dogs take part in drills in an unknown location

kotaku.com/north-korean-camo-actually-isnt-that-awful

.375 Caliber Bullet Space Pen

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

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The .375 Caliber Bullet Space Pen uses a .375 H&H Magnum shell as a cap combined with a Fisher space pen. The pen is designed to fit into the case, writing side out, for a “…balanced and sturdy writing instrument.”

For those unfamiliar with the concept of a space pen, it utilizes thixotropic ink and a pressurized chamber that allows the pen to be used upside down, underwater, on oil and grease, and in temperature ranges from -30F/-35C to 250F/121C.

www.amazon.com/Fisher-Space-Bullet-Pen-375/dp/B001LZ2CRC

Digital Attack Map

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Digital Attack Map is a live data visualization of DDoS attacks around the globe, built through a collaboration between Google Ideas and Arbor Networks. The tool surfaces anonymous attack traffic data to let users explore historic trends and find reports of outages happening on a given day.

www.digitalattackmap.com/#anim=1&color=0&country=ALL&time=15999&view=map

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Saturday, October 19th, 2013

The Winnifred Beach (Sport Utility) Bathrobe 2.0

Monday, October 14th, 2013

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Winnifred Beach’s (Sport Utility) Bathrobe just got an upgrade. The updated model is made using organic bamboo-cotton fleece with brushed nylon panels and pockets, and features a lined adjustable hood. Two large side cargo pockets are conveniently able to fit an iPad. One large chest pocket features toothbrush, pen, and smartphone holders. An additional chest pocket has hook and loop closure. The elbows are reinforced, and the jacket utilizes Velcro epaulettes. Available in Small (36″-38″), Medium (40″-42″), and Large (44″-46″) sizes.

www.winnifred-beach.com/products/winnifred-beach-sport-utility-bathrobe-2-0

Drunk Dial Congress

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Drunk Dial Congress

Drunk Dial Congress is a service website by Revolution Messaging that takes your phone number, which allows the service to call you and then connect you to the office of a random member of Congress, where the call is generally fielded by an unpaid, essential employee. The website also provides drink recipes and talking points to use when you call. A little outlandish, but if it gets people talking to any representatives at all, it could be a good thing.

drunkdialcongress.org/

How To Diffuse An AK-74

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

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Note to self: take dance lessons.

www.gifak.net/2013/10/how-to-defuse-ak-74.html

Russo-Japanese War Propaganda (NSFW)

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Turns out there’s some interesting Japanese propaganda art from the Russo-Japanese war, done in the Shunga style. FYI, if you don’t know what Shunga is, there’s a reason the image is hidden…

Hat tip: Reddit

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The Secret History Of Eugene Stoner And The M16

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

This post on M4Carbine.net details the secret history of the M16, the use of 5.56x45mm, and even Russia’s switch to 5.45x39mm. I won’t spoil it for you, but it does explain quite a bit.