The thing I appreciate about The Slingshot Channel is that it always brings projects two or three iterations past what I would ever think to pursue. The pencil shooter Joerg made last week was more of a curiosity. Not the most deadly thing we've seen by a long shot. See what I did there?
NBC News reports that Aaron Alexis—the 34-year-old gunman who was shot down by the police after allegedly killing 12 people at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard—"had been treated multiple times for psychological issues, including sleep deprivation, anger and paranoia."
This is reportedly the MySpace of Jared Loughner, the 22-year old kid who shot Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, wounded 12 and killed 6, including a federal judge today. It's unsettling to see the kid's placement of violence against a US History textbook.
It's time for you kiddies to discover a classic. R-Type is a side-scrolling shooter where you play a futuristic space fighter trying to save the world by shooting damn near everything. It's coming to the iPhone.
The Game Gun, essentially a plastic rifle with a top-mounted screen and accelerometer (packaged in the most hilarious way possible), is available for pre-order and should be arriving by this holiday season. Get ready to stalk around your basement!
Were the humble, boring old fire extinguisher to be reworked in the style of this concept design, dubbed Shooter, they'd be grabbed from the wall and used inappropriately in offices waaaay more frequently. Because, as its name suggests, the device is meant to behave like a friendly Nerf-style grenade launcher, aiming…