• The Tupperware Turret: The Cake Container Is A Lie

    I realize this is a bad day to show off something amazingly cool, but this turret is worth the abuse. Basically it’s a Tupperware cake container with an airgun inside. It uses a small microcontroller and an IR sensor to accept commands and it can swivel and tilt up and down to take on attackers from all sides. A press of the green button fires and a press of the red button stops the gun. Read More

  • Hands-on With the Nerf Stampede ECS-50

    A lot of folks are like “I would love to shoot a lot of Nerf darts at my friends and fellow cubicle dwellers, but my arm is too week to keep pumping the Nerf gun. What can I do?” Dude. Get a Nerf Stampede ECS-50. This fully automatic gun shoots 18 darts in about a minute and includes 3 full clips and one smaller 5 dart clip. It also has a bipod and a blast shield. Seriously. This is… Read More

  • Way beyond Bed and Bath: the Jerky Gun

    Guns and meat usually dominate the conversations at my local barber shop, but the Jumbo Jerky Works takes things to a whole new level. The fact that this is available from Bed, Bath and Beyond has me extremely confused. While I’m writing about meat, also enjoy this page about a chicken stuffed in duck stuffed in a turkey, all wrapped in bacon! Hat tip Cooking Gadgets! Read More

  • Jack Bauer Gear at Uncrate

    Uncrate has tenaciously gone through the catalog of all the gear Jack Bauer regularly uses on “24.” It’s a show I’ve tried several times unsuccessfully to get into. Oh well. Foremost (read: most expensive) among these gadgets is a fancy pants Special Ops Watch. Its rugged design makes it ideal for any counter-terrorism operations. The watch features LED lighting, a… Read More