Watch previously unreleased footage of 1955 atomic bomb testing in glorious HD

Atom Central recently published these four unreleased videos of atomic bomb testing in 1955. The footage, taken from Operation Teapot at the test site in Nevada, is in glorious HD so it’s pretty incredible but watch out for the blinding light. Even in a small little YouTube window, it hurts. »10/01/15 9:15pm10/01/15 9:15pm

This Ridiculous Gun Was Made to Shoot 100 Birds at Once

If you happen to think killing two birds with one stone is a bit inefficient, or you have found your way into a zombie apocalypse, you might be interested in a special type of gun known as a “punt gun,” that used to be somewhat common among commercial waterfowl hunters. What’s so special about this gun? It is capable… »9/28/15 7:45am9/28/15 7:45am

How many gun shots and what caliber of bullet does it take to actually bust open a lock?

We see it in movies all the time, somebody needs to get passed a locked door? Shoot up that pad lock with your gun and boom, you’re clear on the other side. But does that actually work in real life? Demolition Ranch attempted to find out with different guns and different bullet calibers and a whole lot of shooting to… »9/21/15 8:58pm9/21/15 8:58pm

The golden glittery fireworks of a grenade launcher captured in a photo

It looks more like a flamethrower or a firework shooter or a glitter dust bomb gun but it’s actually a firing M32 grenade launcher. It’s a picture of Marines training Malaysian ARmed Forces during a non-lethal weapons seminar. What perfect timing it must’ve been to capture this shot. »9/18/15 1:00am9/18/15 1:00am

The 40th Anniversary Python Holy Grail Box Set Doubles As a Working Catapult

It’s hard to believe that the greatest achievement in comedic filmmaking is already 40 years old. And to help get another generation hooked on the antics of Monty Python, the 40th anniversary box set of Monty Python and the Holy Grail includes a tiny (but working) cow catapult. »9/08/15 11:31am9/08/15 11:31am

Hilarious video shows all the weird and random weapons used in movies

Here’s something fun and super silly: Burger Fiction created this supercut of a bunch of weird weapons used in movies. We’re talking guitar case flamethrowers, guitar case rocket launchers, ladders, fork fingers, carrots, vinyl records, paintbrushes and so much more. It’s great because there are both serious movies… »8/21/15 12:00am8/21/15 12:00am

Three Spinning Chambers Puts a 30 Dart Barrage in BOOMco's New Triple Tornado 

Hasbro’s been hogging the toy blaster spotlight lately with its new Rival line, but Mattel’s got some fun additions to its BOOMco line enroute too, including the Triple Tornado (originally called the Spinsanity 3X at Toy Fair 2015) featuring three spinning chambers that hold a total of 30 darts. »8/19/15 2:02pm8/19/15 2:02pm

Seeing a gun fire at 73,000 FPS is absolutely definitely the most incredible thing

Wow. Ten thousand wows couldn’t even begin to explain how much amazement and pure jaw dropping wonder that I’m feeling after seeing a gun fire off a shot at 73,000 frames per second. We’ve seen bullets and other guns get shot in slow motion before but not anything like this, the visible force and pressure and… »8/17/15 9:45pm8/17/15 9:45pm

This Weaponized Frisbee Is Straight Out of a James Bond Film

Joerg Sprave, the internet’s favorite weaponizer of perfectly safe and innocuous objects, is back with a build that will up the risk factor at your next picnic. Because while getting hit in the head with a Frisbee might hurt, getting hit in the head with a Frisbee covered in surgical scalpels is a guaranteed hospital… »8/17/15 9:35am8/17/15 9:35am