America's Omnidirectional Landmines Are (Somehow) Totally Legal

15,000 to 20,000 people—predominantly women, children, and the elderly—die from landmines every year. These explosive man-traps have been used in every major military conflict since 1938 and some 110 million mines are still spread over 78 countries worldwide. What's more, they remain functional decades after a… » 9/06/13 12:43pm 9/06/13 12:43pm

US Forces Will Soon Be Shooting DAGRs

Hellfire II missiles are accurate and powerful, but expensive. Hydra 70 rockets are relatively cheap but unguided and far less accurate, which increases the chances of incurring collateral damage. But by combining a Hellfire's guidance and launcher with a Hydra's warhead and propellant, Lockheed has created a deadly… » 3/06/13 1:23pm 3/06/13 1:23pm

Explosive Art Created With Rocket Fuel, Gunpowder, Propellants and…

Remember the name Matthew Stromberg, because this professor from the Savannah College of Art and Design could be the Michelangelo of munitions (if he manages to stay in one piece). Instead of traditional mediums, Stromberg prefers explosive materials to create his artwork. By damaging "canvases" like metal, wood and… » 6/26/08 5:00pm 6/26/08 5:00pm