A sword made of fire is the coolest thing

There are swords that are on fire, swords made in fire and now, swords that are made of fire. The Backyard Scientist created this “fire saber” which is basically a seltzer bottle that spits out a stream of butane which lights on fire with a lighter. The look of the fire stream resembles a light saber, hence the fire… »7/30/15 8:40pm7/30/15 8:40pm


Video: Turning a nail into a tiny sword looks like a lot of silly fun

You could hammer a nail into a wall or something but why not hammer a nail and turn it into a tiny sword? That's right. It's a completely silly exercise that could also be a half-commentary on creating useless objects but it also looks like a lot of fun to actually do too. Plus, it makes for a nice drink stirrer. »11/25/14 8:32pm11/25/14 8:32pm

Let's Not Forget How Excited We Are About Sword and Sworcery EP for iOS

It's been nearly a year since I turned my thoughts to Sword and Sworcery EP, a unique, atmospheric iOS game coming sometime hopefully very soon from Superbrothers, but this new trailer has got me geeked up about it all over again. They're calling it a "meandering mythopoetic adventure," which basically makes me… »3/01/11 9:20am3/01/11 9:20am

Combat Robots Not Being Withdrawn From Iraq Says Company, Human Masters Safe

Remember those gun-toting robots that were being pulled out of Iraq because they were moving when they weren't commanded? Well, according to their manufacturer it's all "an urban legend" — the SWORD robot is not going to spin around and point its gun at friendlies... it's fine'n'dandy and still deployed in the field.… »4/15/08 12:49pm4/15/08 12:49pm