Any sort of flying drone is already awesome. How do you make it more awesome? Attach a camera and arm it with a paintball gun so it can fly around and shoot unsuspecting people, animals and/or objects. Doesn't that sound like a crap ton of fun?
It almost sounds as implausible as sending an oil driller to plant a nuclear bomb inside an asteroid over an Aerosmith soundtrack but MIT researchers say shooting paintball pellets at an asteroid could bump an asteroid off its course.
One of the main reasons people love the SodaStream is that you save money by making your own sparkling water. Supposedly. Unfortunately, replacing those CO2 canisters is expensive. This clever hack will help you cut those costs by a huge margin.
Christmas and/or Hanukkah came early for little Connor Whelihan, whose paintball order was replaced by a giant box of porn, Viagra, and "sex oils," the NY Daily News reports. Whelihan's now prepared for explosive warfare of an entirely different sort.
Last weekend, a 26-year-old woman decided to go paintballing with some friends. She got shot. It happens. But while in routine surgery the following Monday, it was found that the fire she took
damaged one of her breast implants. What??
To anyone wondering why on earth you'd want to build a paintball gun capable of firing 840 barrels' worth of ammo in 1/8th of a second, well, I bet you don't get why we went to the moon either.
A madcap inventor is seeking $15,000 on Kickstarter, to bring these paintballin' robots to life. With stair-climbing wheels and a rotating top, they could be used to spice up 10 Things I Hate About You homages or actual combat. Or both, at the same time!
There's always a guerrilla undercurrent with graffiti, but the Facade Printer, which uses a computer-enhanced paintball gun to tattoo images onto buildings, really makes that aspect explicit. Judging by its work, it appears to have pretty good aim.
If you're someone who confuses paintball war with real war, you'll be verrrrry interested in this MK-19 belt-fed Nerf launcher. The DIY shoots 2.5 rockets/second, weighs 100 pounds, and guarantees that everyone'll want to be on your team. [UberGizmo]
That could be a real gun mounted on those wheels, but 20 non-lethal paintballs a second honestly sound a whole lot more cruel than regulation bullets.
Andy Warhol's "Marilyn" is one of the most recognizable pieces of art produced in the last century. In this clip, another artist recreates Warhol's work with a squadron of paintball gunners.
Paintball guns for police sort of make sense, if you live in a country of incredibly timid criminals. But why do the guns have to look like they were bought at the dollar store?
Apparently, the new weapon against insurgents in Iraq is a paintball gun. Mind you, it's a paintball gun that uses paintballs full of a mixture of paint and the brittle metal bismuth, and it's a paintball gun that fires at 900 PSI compared to the standard 300-500 PSI, but it's a paintball gun all the same.
Sure, you could dress up in full camo, pad your body in all the vulnerable places and crawl around in muggy, midsummer heat. Or, you could sit in A/C while pwning all those suckers. This wireless EMT Paintball Sentry Turret allows you to do just that, as long as you're within range of its A/V feed.
A Rommel-wannabe from Kettering University in Flint, Michigan, has built a fully working, 1:2 scale version of the Tiger I 56.9-tonne heavy tank used by the Wehrmacht in World War II. Not happy with that, he drives his amazing creation—Guderian-style—on the road, with a "yellow triangle" on the back. The thing is so…