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Scientists develop cheap explosives sensor printed on paper with ink jet printer

Scientists develop cheap explosives sensor printed on paper with ink jet printer

Explosive detecting sensors are used around the world for all sorts of things from screening passengers heading to planes at airports to being used on the battlefield to find IEDs before they can hurt our soldiers. The problem with explosive sensors today is that the low cost sensors aren’t very accurate and the accurate sensors are very expensive.

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Joerg Sprave finally embraces his inner zombie killer

Joerg Sprave finally embraces his inner zombie killer

Joerg Sprave takes his sling shots very seriously. I have long said this is one of the dudes you want to look up when the zombie apocalypse hits and you need a guy that can make weapons for you. All this guy needs is some rubber bands, wood, and rocks or steel balls to make an effective weapon. This time around, Joerg looks at what it would take to penetrate that pesky zombie skull and destroy the brain so the zombie stops trying to eat you.

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The Business self defense kit is card-sized weaponization

The Business self defense kit is card-sized weaponization

You come to SlashGear on the daily to get a dose of gadgets that will improve your life, but you and I know good and well that every once in a while you want to see something that can give you a black eye- that's why this post is about The Business self defense kit. This is a conceptual design made by Hoang and Ahn Nguyen (no relation to Vincent Nguyen) for CreativeSession, and at a business-card size and made to sit nicely aside your business casual attire, you'll have no problem working overtime and going home after dark.

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Joerg Sprave shows how effective marbles are as slingshot ammo

Joerg Sprave shows how effective marbles are as slingshot ammo

If you ever watch Mythbusters you know that ballistic gelatin is very close the same density as human files. Therefore, when you hit the gelatin with certain weapons you can see how much damage it would do to a person. Slingshot madman Joerg Sprave is back at it again and this time he has a bunch of marbles that he is using for ammo.

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Invisible Weapons tested by slingshot guru Joerg Sprave

Invisible Weapons tested by slingshot guru Joerg Sprave

Anyone that has flown post 9/11 knows that airport security has greatly tightened. However, there are still worries that bad guys might slip some weapons past the security at the airport that could be used to take over an aircraft. The invisible weapons that Sprave is testing on his ballistic gel are not literally invisible; a metal detector just won't detect them.

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Holy Smoke turns your cremated loved ones into bullets

Holy Smoke turns your cremated loved ones into bullets

This is the weirdest thing I have ever seen. If you have a loved one that is really into hunting and wants to be cremated, you can turn them into bullets. I guess the idea is that with their cremated ashes inside the rounds you can take them hunting with you as long as your rounds of people ammo hold out. The company that does this is called Holy Smoke.

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Wood clad Steampunk gun shoots NERF bullets

Wood clad Steampunk gun shoots NERF bullets

Yep, want. We are fans of geeky steampunk gear around these parts and while this project might not be as awesome as that steampunk apartment I talked about a while back, it is much cheaper and you don’t have to move to NYC to get your own. This cool steampunk DIY gun started life as a NERF N-Strike Barricade gun.

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Joerg Sprave shows off new slingshot and blows up tiny beer keg

Joerg Sprave shows off new slingshot and blows up tiny beer keg

Geeks are always out to ply their geek trade no matter if that is waxing up their car, playing video games, or showing of their latest sling shot inventions like our slingshot madman Joerg Sprave. Not too long ago Joerg was showing us a new slingshot that was a crossbow bullpup design. That slingshot worked pretty well and had some impressive power behind it.

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Sign up for a Merchant Account and get a free AK-47

Sign up for a Merchant Account and get a free AK-47

If you have a store and you need a merchant account and have been thinking to yourself that you really need a new AK-47 to boot we have a seriously good deal for you. Over at MerchantService.com you can sign up for a merchant account for your business and get a free AK-47. It's not like they are doing anything weird like sending the gun to you in the mail once you process your first transaction or anything.

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Joerg Sprave unveils compact bullpup crossbow slingshot

Joerg Sprave unveils compact bullpup crossbow slingshot

That master of slingshot disaster Joerg Sprave has posted a new video to his YouTube account showing off his latest creation. This time around, he is shooting normal ball bearings out of what he calls the compact bullpup crossbow slingshot rather than exotic ammo like saw blades or iPhones. I will admit up front I had to watch the video twice because the cute ninja zombie killing cats in the background distracting me. That one cat was all "what was that!" when Sprave finally fired the slingshot.

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Crowd Buster shoots massive cloud of pepper spray and blue dye to disperse crowds

Crowd Buster shoots massive cloud of pepper spray and blue dye to disperse crowds

There has been a number of new non-lethal items for police and military use that I have run across lately. When the rioting was at its strongest in London the Crowd Buster may have been just the thing the police needed to get the looters to leave. This device looks like some sort of flamethrower mated with a mosquito fogger. It's actually a rig that is used to spray giant clouds of pepper spray tinted with blue dye.

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Navy Develops new explosive material better suited to destroying missile in flight

Navy Develops new explosive material better suited to destroying missile in flight

The US Office of Naval Research has announced the successful testing of a new explosive material that can increase the effectiveness of a weapon impact. The new material is made of a high-sensitivity substance that has five times the explosive energy of existing armaments. The material mixes metals and polymers and is as dense as steel with the strength of aluminum.

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