Hugo Awards namesake suggested chasing criminals using airplane-mounted gun-bobsleds

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This invention is such a unabashedly terrible idea, but if I were a criminal, its sheer awesomeness would cow me into surrendering. Witness the apocryphal adventures of the Dieselpunk Deputies and their patented Anti-Gangster Gondola™ (by Hugo Gernsback)! This article by the godfather of science fiction comes courtesy of the February 1936 issue of Science and Mechanics.

[Via Modern Mechanix]