Policeman Tases Guy, Sets His Pants on Fire

Ok, we know bad things can happen when the general public use tasers, but cops tasing a guy and setting him on fire? No... really? Apparently the 31-year-old in question was causing a disturbance in an apartment in Hamilton, Ontario, recently, and three police officers attended. Whatever happened after that, the police … » 4/23/08 1:40pm 4/23/08 1:40pm

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