How to hack your air conditioner thermostat to make a wall explode

Sponsored by the game Watch Dogs, the folks at RatedRR explain how you can hack into anything in real life—from cameras to AC units to smart power outlets to wireless LED lights—to use those home devices as remote bomb detonators. And of course, their demonstration includes actual bombs and explosions for your cheering … » 4/01/14 1:53pm 4/01/14 1:53pm

Blowing Up Pumpkins with C4 and Detonating Cords Seems Way More Fun

What do you call the Halloween equivalent of being a Christmas Grinch? Because whatever it is, that's what I am now. Gone are the happy days of trick or treating and dressing up in clever costumes and getting the brain blitzed to an unrecognizable shade of matter and carving intricate pumpkins and so on, instead all I… » 10/25/13 9:00pm 10/25/13 9:00pm

Watch the iPhone 5C Get Obliterated By a .50 Caliber Rifle

In all your years of owning an iPhone, I hope you never have to use it as a bulletproof vest. Because it wouldn't work. It might be able to survive a soft drop on the dirt and come away cracked on concrete and barely scathe away after a quick dip in water but when you pit a iPhone 5C in all its plastic glory against a… » 10/08/13 1:00am 10/08/13 1:00am

The Nvidia Shield Still Works After Getting Shot with a Gun

Usual disclaimer about not trying this at home and all that but if you were wondering if you could use the Nvidia Shield as a bulletproof vest and then still play with it later, the answer is yes! Well, as long as it gets shot through the screen. And as long as you're not actually using it as a literal shield. Our… » 9/10/13 10:00pm 9/10/13 10:00pm

Watch Guns with Different Types of Ammo Get Shot Underwater in Slow-Mo

By now we all should know the epic water bubble beauty that happens when you shoot a gun underwater. From your typical Glock to AK-47s, the bullet-chasing, self-collapsing water bubble looks more like the gun is shooting mini-nuclear explosions than your typical bullets. But does different types of ammo change the look … » 8/06/13 8:00pm 8/06/13 8:00pm