Can Stun Guns Cause Cardiac Arrest?

Most of us have probably laughed at someone on television getting shocked by a stun gun. They tense up and fall to the ground, seizing like an epileptic. Once the shocking stops, the person gets up, seemingly unharmed. The occasional wet-your-pants complication is classic humor! All joking aside, there have been… » 3/18/14 6:20am 3/18/14 6:20am

Runt Stun Gun Looks Like Pager, Stings Like Taser

Worried about getting jumped by weirdoes? The 3.25" Runt might be the best stun gun for the money. At least, it sounds pretty cheap: $40 will get you 350,000 volts of juice from this plug-in-the-wall pager lookalike; $10 more gets you 650,000 volts, and $20 gets you a 950,000- volt model. (For a vague idea of what the… » 3/17/08 12:13pm 3/17/08 12:13pm

Guy Who Uses Stun Gun on Son to Toughen Him Up Jailed, Unsurprisingly

The father of an 18-month-old child is off to jail for four years after being found guilty of using a stun gun on the boy. His reason for using the 100,000-volt Dragonfire, which resulted in muscle damage to the kid's heart, was because he wanted his son to be "the toughest cage fighter ever." Yeah, the toughest… » 1/30/08 8:40am 1/30/08 8:40am