The odds of two paintball projectiles colliding in mid-air during a match are incredibly slim. And even if they did, the resulting explosion would happen so fast your eyes would barely see it. But with some clever timing, even more luck, and a Phantom V2511 high-speed camera recording at 28,500 frames per second, you…
The board game Operation is a great example of how negative feedback can also negatively affect your performance. But instead of playing in constant fear of that loud buzzing sound, when you touch the sides while playing this sadistic version of Operation, you get blasted with a paintball gun. Sounds like a lot of fun.
Any sort of flying drone is already awesome. How do you make it more awesome? Attach a camera and arm it with a paintball gun so it can fly around and shoot unsuspecting people, animals and/or objects. Doesn't that sound like a crap ton of fun?
It almost sounds as implausible as sending an oil driller to plant a nuclear bomb inside an asteroid over an Aerosmith soundtrack but MIT researchers say shooting paintball pellets at an asteroid could bump an asteroid off its course.
Do you think you could survive a few hours in a zombie-infested mall with a rifle and a few buddies? The British company Wish.co.uk lets you test out your zombie killing skills with an airsoft course set inside an abandoned mall, filled with shambling actors.
Paintball courses are pretty derelict locations, and they become even more uninviting when all of the players are excised. For their Days Lost series of photographs, Peter Chadwick and Katja Mayer have shot the immediate aftermath of paintball duels. With the players out of the picture, the courses become engulfed in…
One of the main reasons people love the SodaStream is that you save money by making your own sparkling water. Supposedly. Unfortunately, replacing those CO2 canisters is expensive. This clever hack will help you cut those costs by a huge margin.
Christmas and/or Hanukkah came early for little Connor Whelihan, whose paintball order was replaced by a giant box of porn, Viagra, and "sex oils," the NY Daily News reports. Whelihan's now prepared for explosive warfare of an entirely different sort.
Last weekend, a 26-year-old woman decided to go paintballing with some friends. She got shot. It happens. But while in routine surgery the following Monday, it was found that the fire she took
tore through damaged one of her breast implants. What??
If you can ignore the blatant advertising (DO THE DEW DUDES), you'll see the masterful skill of painting ball art, I mean, paintball art. It's amazing, the guys literally fire paintball guns to create astonishingly detailed portraits of two fine Americans.
To anyone wondering why on earth you'd want to build a paintball gun capable of firing 840 barrels' worth of ammo in 1/8th of a second, well, I bet you don't get why we went to the moon either.
A madcap inventor is seeking $15,000 on Kickstarter, to bring these paintballin' robots to life. With stair-climbing wheels and a rotating top, they could be used to spice up 10 Things I Hate About You homages or actual combat. Or both, at the same time!
There's always a guerrilla undercurrent with graffiti, but the Facade Printer, which uses a computer-enhanced paintball gun to tattoo images onto buildings, really makes that aspect explicit. Judging by its work, it appears to have pretty good aim.
If you're someone who confuses paintball war with real war, you'll be verrrrry interested in this MK-19 belt-fed Nerf launcher. The DIY shoots 2.5 rockets/second, weighs 100 pounds, and guarantees that everyone'll want to be on your team. [UberGizmo]
That could be a real gun mounted on those wheels, but 20 non-lethal paintballs a second honestly sound a whole lot more cruel than regulation bullets.
Andy Warhol's "Marilyn" is one of the most recognizable pieces of art produced in the last century. In this clip, another artist recreates Warhol's work with a squadron of paintball gunners.
Paintball guns for police sort of make sense, if you live in a country of incredibly timid criminals. But why do the guns have to look like they were bought at the dollar store?