Check Out This Awesome Image of the US Marines Firing Artillery At Night

This is how the US Marines wish you a Merry Christmas, people. The Marines with Lima Battery, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment. So Star Warsy. They are firing Lightweight Howitzers during a night exercise. A beautiful shot of such a deadly weapon. [Flickr] » 12/21/12 6:31pm 12/21/12 6:31pm

The Minimalist, Lightweight Knife

These tiny, lightweight knives might make the perfect pocket knife for everyday use, and they're no doubt great for travel. Note: Probably not on planes. » 4/17/11 11:00am 4/17/11 11:00am

$45,000 Will Land You The World's Lightest Bike

A new road bike will probably cost you a grand or so. It'll also probably weight almost 30 pounds. But this featherweight specimen, made entirely out of carbon fiber, skimps on nothing—and weighs only six. Worth $45,000? » 9/27/10 10:40pm 9/27/10 10:40pm

Lightweight Wheelchair Designed For Man With One Limb

I can't even imagine what it's like to lose one limb, let along three, but it's reassuring to know that at least there's a wheelchair out there that's suitable for those in a similar situation to Bryan Anderson. UPDATE » 12/15/09 6:20am 12/15/09 6:20am

Packing Heat: Fire-Fly Alcohol Camp Stove

These tiny Triangia alcohol camp stoves are nothing new, but in the interest of using only the lighest of ultralight materials for backpacking, they're about the most featherweight version of the venerable quick heater in existence. » 2/08/06 2:15pm 2/08/06 2:15pm

Apricot Laptops from Mitsubishi

How come we never get groovy names for our laptops like the Japanese do? We stick to numbers and odd names that mean nothing, like VAIO. But here's one to remember. The Apricot AL C notebook is made by Mitsubishi and weighs just 35 ounces (get it, small fruit=lightweight laptop), making it easy enough for me to carry… » 2/01/06 10:38am 2/01/06 10:38am