Djokovic plays an insane tennis match against a M1 Abrams tank

Filmmaker and visual effects specialist Michael Shanks created this surreal video showing ATP's number one Novak Djokovic playing a crazy tennis match against a computer generated M1 Abrams tank. It's a shame the video it's only 58 seconds long, I would happily watch the entire match. » 1/29/15 4:06am 1/29/15 4:06am

A tank cut in half is a pretty damn cool thing

There's never enough things cut in half. My favorite books when I was a kid were cutaway books. Everything in the world should be cut in half and put on display. Like this Leopard I tank, the democratic heir to the Panzer and Tiger tanks that made the Wehrmacht famous and the first line of defense against the Soviets. » 12/17/14 6:21am 12/17/14 6:21am

Video: Inside the cockpit of DARPA's awesome missile-dodging buggy

Tony Stark and Bruce Wayne would feel at home inside DARPA's GXV-T missile-dodging superbuggy. This video shows how the Pentagon's research arm wants the cockpit to be: Closed, with high-definition touch screens providing wide-angle visibility and displaying combat information in augmented reality. It's really… » 10/09/14 10:21am 10/09/14 10:21am

Flying tank fires its cannon

A Russian T-90AM tank firing its 125mm cannon as it flies off a ramp. Even after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia still has more tanks than any other country in the world: 15,500. China and the USA follow with 9,150 and 8,325 respectively. Russia is now conducting its annual world tank championship. » 8/04/14 12:02pm 8/04/14 12:02pm

Researchers Make Infrared-Invisible Tank That Looks Like It's From Tron

This is the PL-01 concept tank, a three-crew 35-ton tank that can turn itself invisible to infrared missiles thanks to a mesh of thermal tiles that change their temperature to match the environment. Oh, and it looks straight out of the world of Tron. » 3/30/14 7:47pm 3/30/14 7:47pm

Mad people test a tank's brakes in the most dangerous way possible

Step 1: Line up 23 Dutch lunatics in the middle of a road. Step 2: Get someone to drive a 62.3-ton Leopard tank at full speed on that road only to activate the emergency brakes just a few meters from the 23 lunatics. There's no step 3. Just pray that you don't end up with three thousand pounds of human jam. » 1/27/14 3:38pm 1/27/14 3:38pm

A Drunk Guy Drove a Tank Inside a House

Imagine yourself sleeping at 3:00 AM on a Friday night. You probably wanted a little peace and quiet before tomorrow's picnic at the park. You're deep in a dream about running barefoot on the beach when SMAAASSSSSHHHH GUNKDAGUNK BOOOM. A drunk man drives a freaking tank inside your house and destroys it. » 1/16/13 9:00pm 1/16/13 9:00pm

Syrian Rebels Built This Tank Using Old Cars and Games Consoles

Necessity, so they say, is the mother of invention—and if you need a tank but don't have one to hand, it's time to get creative. Like these Syrian rebels, who threw together this tank after a trip to a junk yard. » 12/10/12 4:18am 12/10/12 4:18am

Incredible Photograph Captures Exact Moment of Tank Shell Hitting…

This image sequence of a Syrian army tank firing against a group of rebels in a street of Aleppo is pure and horrible insanity. Taken by Tracey Shelton, it captures the exact moment of a tank shell hitting the rebel position. Miraculously, she survived. Sadly, some of the men weren't so lucky. » 9/07/12 6:19pm 9/07/12 6:19pm

These Guys Got Inside the Fuel Tank Labyrinth of a 747 Jumbo Plane

A Boeing 747 can carry 48,445 gallons (183,380 liters) of fuel in a labyrinth of tanks so large that people can actually walk and crawl inside them. Can't believe it? Just watch. » 7/23/12 10:40am 7/23/12 10:40am

These Mac Pro Updates Are Not What We Were Expecting

Yes, these Mac Pro updates are not what you and I were expecting, but they are the only updates you are going to see in a very long time anyway. Or ever. » 5/18/12 10:40am 5/18/12 10:40am

Tank Case: Watch the iPhone 4s Survive a Vicious Hammer Blow

Mil-Spec cases have been around for a while, but the Tank Case is ridiculous. Case Mate is so sure of the Tank's toughness that it hired third-party testers to subject a Tank-protected iPhone to a grueling, cringe-inducing battery of tests. To the Thunderdome! » 11/03/11 3:20pm 11/03/11 3:20pm

Watch This Guy Drive a F**king Tank Through McDonald's Drive Thru

Do we actually know how FPSRussia—everyone's favorite faux-Russian artillery maniac—isn't constantly arrested for doing things like, oh, driving an armored infantry vehicle with a live .50 caliber machine gun down populated streets and into a McDonalds? Because I'd like to. » 8/25/11 1:00pm 8/25/11 1:00pm

Crazily Brilliant Libyan Rebels Weld Tank Turret to Truck (And It…

The Libyan rebels are the world's heavily-modified-fuck-you-jury-rigged champions. Although the improvised missile pickup didn't quite pan out, this tank turret welded to the roof of a truck sure does. Desperate times call for pretty amazing measures. » 6/13/11 2:40pm 6/13/11 2:40pm

An Overturned Army Tank is a Treadmill For Olympic Athletes

They wanted to use an American tank, but weren't allowed—that's why the American team exhibiting at the Venice Biennale used an overturned British tank for their treadmill masterpiece, Track and Field, instead. » 6/06/11 7:40am 6/06/11 7:40am

This 5-ton Megatron Tank Was Hand Built By a Man

A Chinese man decided to build Megatron in tank form (from Transformers). So he did it. And it is ridiculously detailed and just brain meltingly awesome. The whole sculpture (that's what he called it) weighs just about 5 tons. [Zcool via Neatorama] » 2/26/11 7:00pm 2/26/11 7:00pm

Man Told His All-Terrain Wheelchair Can't Be Used as It Resembles a Tank

Jim Starr's wheelchair may be able to transport him across snow, sand and surf (and probably even the surface of the moon), but he won't be wheelin' it on British roads any longer because it's been classed as a tank. » 1/21/11 10:00am 1/21/11 10:00am

10 Classic Sci-Fi Toys

If you grew up in the 60s or 70s, you grew up with the futuristic creations of Gerry Anderson on the TV. These toy replicas of his designs are screaming to be zoomed across the kitchen table and into the air. » 12/27/10 4:00pm 12/27/10 4:00pm

LaCie Tank Readies Hard Drives and Small Gadgets for Combat

If you think your hard drive might get left out in the elements, thrown, or dropped anytime soon, you need the LaCie Tank. A customizable foam interior provides a snug fit for your gadget while the case offers military-grade protection. » 12/09/10 8:40pm 12/09/10 8:40pm

The Masculine Mint Pass Robot Music Tank Could Crush Sony's Rolly Under…

The Korean Mint Pass is doing some pretty neat things in the MP3 player world, with this Robot Music Tank player/speaker concept tracking humans with its pyroelectric sensor, locking onto their thermal temperature and rolling after them, gleefully playing music. » 12/07/09 7:15am 12/07/09 7:15am