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LA Police Gear Operator Tactical Pants Ads

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Check out these new ads for the LA Police Gear Operator Tactical Pants (click the image for more). Whether you find them appropriate or not, it’s hard to argue against using sex to boost sales of almost any product. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have the sudden urge to buy a large quantity of pants, so hot women will attempt to steal them from me, while I’m still wearing them, in my bedroom :D.

Adult Store Burglar Caught In Closet With Blow-Up Doll

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Earlier this week, U.S. Army Captain Justin Dale Little Jim broke into the MVC Late Night adult store in Woodbridge, Virgina. After taking more than $200 dollars worth of products and storing them in his vehicle, he went back in and preceded to attempt sexual relations with a blow-up doll in a store closet, where he was caught by police. Oh, and he was wearing women’s panties at the time. Little Jim was charged with burglary, grand larceny, and destruction of property and was held in the Prince William jail on Wednesday without bail. His trial is scheduled to take place on August 23rd.

Hat Tip: The Smoking Gun with additional details from The State of NoVa.

SEAL Team X Wants YOU!

Monday, June 20th, 2011

The Mad Duo

Conspiracy theories about the death of Bin Laden may abound, and deep sea divers with more optimism than common sense may be diving to find his body, but we’ll never know the identity of the trigger-puller who actually put metal to meat during the raid at Abbottabad…or will we?

Want to be known as the operator who killed the worlds most wanted man?

Visit eBay.

Yep, that’s right boys and girls. Hype Comics of Miami FL is releasing a comic version of the fateful raid in Pakistan, and if you bid high enough they’ll put your face on the operator who pulls the trigger at the moment of truth. You won’t me a member of DevGru though. You’ll be a shooter on Seal Team X.

“The auction winner will also receive a panel of original hand-drawn artwork with their character in action,” says Hype’s CEO Scott Owneby, “proudly autographed by the original artist.”

The auction began on June 13th and is scheduled to last until June 23rd. As of Friday the 17th there were six bids, the highest $250, a seemingly lackluster response but it’s still early.

“Anybody is welcome to bid,” states Ownbey. “The only requirement, due to pre-existing story considerations, is that the winning bidder be male.”

Seal Team X: The Blood of Bin Laden is scheduled for release as a digital comic book for Kindle, Nook, iPad and other devices with eBook apps. Apparently, Blood of Bin Laden is only the first in an entire SEAL Team X series.

Hype advises that they’ll be donating a portion of the proceeds to the DAV (Disabled American Veterans).

More about the contest here.

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Turkey Cracks Down On Hackers

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Turkish police captured and arrested 32 individuals believed to be involved in the hacking and subsequent takedown of government websites last Thursday. The attack was allegedly executed by ‘Anonymous’, a well-known if loosely-affiliated hacker collective, in response to the internet filters the Turkish government plans to implement in August. The arrests were made last Sunday, the day of Turkey’s national elections, in 12 different cities, and included eight minors and a lawyer. ‘Anon’ has already pledged to “fight” Turkey over the internet filters. I believe the arrests will only further increase their aggression.

Hat Tip: Mashable

Special Forces Prepare For Possible Terror Attack At Rugby World Cup

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Members of the SAS and Counter Terrorism Tactical Assault Group working with armed police in Auckland are holding anti-terrorism exercises in preparation for the Rugby World Cup, held in New Zealand this year. Exercises include scenarios such as a bombing and kidnapping, and are being performed in locations including Papakura, Ardmore and Mercer. This allows the forces to test their skills in an environment in which they would be used. Due to the secretive nature of Special Forces, the exact location of the operations are unknown.

original story – nzherald.co.nz

BLADE Show – Final Reminder

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

The 30th annual BLADE Show will be held at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia this year from June 10th to 12th. Hosted by BLADE magazine, BLADE Show is the largest combined show of handmade, factory, and antique knives, with over 700 tables and around 175 factory booths and products. Also available is the first ever Tactical Gear Expo, which features manufactures, dealers and suppliers of tactical firearms, tactical knives, and tactical gear. The best part is you get access to both shows with a single ticket. Combine this with special guest appearances and events and you have the makings of the best BLADE show yet!

I’ll be walking the show tomorrow, so if you’re attending, be on the lookout. Hope to see a few readers there!

Visit bladeshow.com for more information on the upcoming expos, including the event schedule and list of exhibitors.

Art of Innovation by Geliographic

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

This is one of a series of Still Lifes by Moscow-based studio Geliographic, who does illustrations on demand. All intended messages about the prevalence of firearms in modern society, or other interpretation of your choice, notwithstanding, these are some very detailed and beautiful paintings. I think the time will be soon I’ll have to make a commission.

More images – beautifullife.info

BLADE Show – Second Reminder

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

The 30th annual BLADE Show will be held at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia this year from June 10th to 12th. Hosted by BLADE magazine, BLADE Show is the largest combined show of handmade, factory, and antique knives, with over 700 tables and around 175 factory booths and products. Also available is the first ever Tactical Gear Expo, which features manufactures, dealers and suppliers of tactical firearms, tactical knives, and tactical gear. The best part is you get access to both shows with a single ticket. Combine this with special guest appearances and events and you have the makings of the best BLADE show yet!

Visit bladeshow.com for more information on the upcoming expos, including the event schedule and list of exhibitors.

Kit Up! Interviews Dale Dye

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Movies like Platoon and Saving Private Ryan and series like Band of Brothers and The Pacific are known for their portrayal of the gritty realism of war. This is largely in part to Dale Dye and his company Warrior Inc. Dye, a former marine with several tours in Vietnam, served as both an infantryman and combat correspondent. This experience led to his career as a consultant for and actor in various Hollywood war movies, including the aforementioned Platoon, which has been released on Blu-ray today, May 24th. To showcase this event, Kit Up! interviewed him about his career and experiences in the military and Hollywood.

See the interview here.

Elusion Camo

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Most camouflage simply breaks up your form, but these designs by Lee Dufresne of Elusion Camo are designed to seamlessly blend into the environment. Pictures are taken of trees, bushes, cornfields, ect. and are layered into a non-repeating linear pattern, which is then vaporized and transferred onto fabric. The camo itself is made from a thin, baggy material designed to go over clothes, which reacts to light in a more natural way and makes proper use of shadows. The camo also features pockets designed with the hunter in mind and uses a less noisy form of Velcro. Elusion Camo is fully made in the USA.

Original Story: benningtonbanner.com

Visit their website: Elusion Camo

The SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden

Friday, May 20th, 2011

The Navy Seal Who Killed Osama Bin Laden from Rob Riggle

For the SEAL who shot Bin Laden, discretion and secrecy is of the utmost importance, but those are values one is quick to forget when surrounded by copious amounts of alcohol and awe-struck admirers. I’m most impressed how he still manages to ham up something as completely huge as taking out UBL. ‘Lt. John McClellan – Real American Hero’ indeed.

BLADE Show

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

The 30th annual BLADE Show will be held at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia this year from June 10th to 12th. Hosted by BLADE magazine, BLADE Show is the largest combined show of handmade, factory, and antique knives, with over 700 tables and around 175 factory booths and products. Also available is the first ever Tactical Gear Expo, which features manufactures, dealers and suppliers of tactical firearms, tactical knives, and tactical gear. The best part is you get access to both shows with a single ticket. Combine this with special guest appearances and events and you have the makings of the best BLADE show yet!

Visit bladeshow.com for more information on the upcoming expos, including the event schedule and list of exhibitors.

Firearms Guide: 2nd Edition

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

I’m impressed with the sheer volume of information available on this DVD. It includes details on over 50,000 firearms by hundreds of manufactures, from A.M.S.D to ZVI, including high-res images, technical specifications, and pricing when applicable. The guide offers detailed information on hundreds of types of ammunition including ballistics and pricing. Also available is a library over 1,550 printable firearm and airgun schematics and parts lists from 130 manufactures, 500 printable targets, a US-EU ammo caliber chart, and a video on the construction of bespoke guns. It’s easily the most comprehensive collection of firearms information I’ve ever had the pleasure of looking at. I highly recommend it.

www.firearmsmultimediaguide.com

Diane McInerney Of Inside Edition Trains Like A Navy SEAL

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Diane McInerney of Inside Edition recently spent a day training with instruction from former SEALs Don Shipley and Lalo Roberti at the Extreme SEAL Experience outside Norfolk, VA. During the simulation, Diane wore around 60 pounds of equipment in addition to going through tactical training similar to that which SEAL Team Six went through before the raid on UBL’s compound. The exercise included how to infiltrate a building using a rope ladder, climb the side of a building, and crash through a window, with REAL glass, boots first. Quite the impressive feat (no pun intended).

Original story – insideedition.com

Bollywood: Radical Islam’s Biggest Threat?

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Check out this fascinating video on how Bollywood is a major threat to the ideals of radical Islam. Three billion people watch the films of Bollywood, which dramatize the tensions between modern and traditional teachings that young people in Arab and Muslim countries can appeal to. Plus, there’s footage of hot women dancing, which is always very welcome.

Hat tip goes to Travis Getz.

Unabomber’s Trick Shoes Up For Auction

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

This is an image of the Unabomber’s shoes, which appear to have Chuck Taylor soles used as false bottoms to throw off any potential trails. They’re up for grabs, along with many of his other personal effects, through the U.S. Marshals’ Auction, which will run from May 18th through June 2nd. The proceeds of this auction will go to compensating the Unabomber’s victims.

The auction will be held on gsaauctions.gov.

German News Channel Mistakes Star Trek Maquis Emblem For Actual SEAL Team Six Emblem

Friday, May 13th, 2011

German news channel N24 confused the actual emblem of SEAL Team Six with an emblem made by a member of Maquis Forces International, a Star Trek fan organization based on the Maquis, itself an organization featured in The Next Generation*, Deep Space Nine*, and Voyager*. Based simply on how cool it looks, I could see why N24 would settle with the (unintentional) imposter emblem. However, the inclusion of a phaser, a Klingon skull, bat’leth swords, ‘SEALS’ instead of ‘SEAL’, and the word Maquis should have been enough evidence to point towards some kind of error. After all, SEAL Team Six did use the HK416 in the Bin Laden takedown, so proper recognition from a German news channel isn’t uncalled for. It’s still funny, though.

*These are all Star Trek series that nobody cares about.

You can see more on the story here.

Major tip of the hat to David Liu for bringing this to my attention.

Buy An AC, Get A Shotgun

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Free shotgun with A/C repair: MyFoxTAMPABAY.com

If you’re in need of a new Remington 870, a new AC, and you live in or near Plant City, Florida, then you’re in luck. Struggling United Electrical Systems of Plant City has recently started a promotion where if you purchase and have a 15 seer Air Conditioning system installed by the company, you qualify to receive a free Remington 870, provided you pass the mandatory background check. The promotion was started to benefit both United Electrical Systems and the owner’s other store, a licensed gun shop, Shoot-N-Irons. Any customers that don’t qualify to receive the shotgun will have a charitable donation made in their name. It’s not the most original promotion, but if it helps them drum up more business, then more power to them.

Original story at myfoxtampabay.com

Elite Warriors: Special Operations Forces Of The World

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Elite Warriors SOF of the World v1.B

This lengthy document details the various SOF units all over the world since 2009. It’s civilian written, so it’s not perfect, but a pretty damn informative read nonetheless.

Thanks to our friends at Technical Applications Group LLC

Bar Rafaeli In GQ Italia Photo Shoot – NSFW

Friday, May 6th, 2011

This is from a recent GQ photoshoot of Israeli model Bar Rafaeli scantly clad in little more than olive drab and woodland camo. I think a ‘woof woof’ is appropriate here.

Thanks to blog.predatorbdu.com for the tip.

OBL’S Send Off Song

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Just Plain Breakfast, a radio show on Jacaranda 94.2, a South-African radio station, played a parody of the song ‘Summer Nights’ from Grease detailing the events of his assassination. Pretty funny stuff, especially when the line detailing OBL trying to escape on a donkey comes up. You can listen to the song here.

Thanks to Riaan Rossouw for the tip.

Doomsday Bunkers

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Harkening back to the days of the Cold War and the backyard fallout shelter, there’s been a recent insurgence of people building and/or purchasing space in doomsday bunkers. Companies, like Vivos, charge upward to $50,000 per head for a secured residence in one of many pre-built underground shelters, and that’s only if you apply (and qualify) for membership first. There are other options as well, including shelters modeled after WWII-era “Anderson Shelters”, which can be built for as little as $500.

To me, it just seems like another way to profit off people’s fear, but who knows? Maybe having a backyard disaster shelter isn’t such a bad idea. You never know when those giant radscorpions, feral ghouls, and super mutants will come knocking.

Thanks to Huliq for the original story.

Bike Repair

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

I’ll admit I’m not very knowledgeable when it comes to something like fixing a bike, and looking for whatever your problem is on the internet can be a pain in the ass. That’s why apps like Bike Repair by Atomic Softwares exist. It has an answer for almost every common issue a bike rider could experience, coupled with step-by-step instructions on how to fix it. These instructions include full-color images of bikes with textual overlays detailing each step as well as what tools you’ll need. It’s not a bad option if you ride your bicycle frequently, but don’t want to pay for a potentially costly repair at a bike shop when you yourself could do a simple repair.

Bike Repair is available for iOS and Android.

Arizona Second State To Have An Offical State Firearm

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Awhile ago, I announced that Utah chose the M1911 as their official state firearm. Now, Arizona has followed suit, choosing the Colt Single Action Army as their official state firearm. Governor Jan Brewer passed the bill on Thursday. It was chosen because of the revolver’s extensive use during Arizona’s territorial days. The only question that remains is if other states will follow the trend of picking official firearms. Only time will tell.

Thanks to AZCentral for the original story.

Maxpedition SITKA Gearslinger In Transformers: Dark Of The Moon

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

As you can see from these movie stills, main character Sam Witwicky, played by Shia LaBeouf, is wearing a Maxpedition SITKA Gearslinger sometime during the events of the film. Score one for product placement! Also, for those who are interested, there’s no Megan Fox in this movie. She’s been replaced by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. I suppose opinion differs on whether that’s good or bad, but at least there will still be giant fighting robots!

Check out the Maxpediton SITKA Gearslinger here.

Maxpedition.com

Thanks to Tim Tang of Maxpedition for the photos. Transformers: Dark Of The Moon comes out July 1st, 2011.