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  • Jack Cover, inventor of the Taser, dies at 88

    Taser inventor Jack Cover died of pneumonia last Saturday at 88 years of age. A life-long inventor, Cover began work on the Taser in the 1960s before it finally saw widespread use in the 1990s. Read More

  • Taser may have affected man's heartbeat, which they're not supposed to do

    Sure, we all get a laugh at someone else’s expense when watching taser videos on YouTube, but did you know that the device may affect your heartbeat? That’s not cool, especially since Taser, Inc. says its devices are totally safe and in no way affect your biological functions. It all stems from a recent incident where a man was running from police and hid in a lake (?!) to… Read More

  • Tasers are all the rage with consumers these days

    Do you own a man-stopping Taser? According to today’s New York Times magazine—where’d I put my elitist latte and copy of Harper’s Bazaar?—more and more consumers are buying Tasers, especially the recently released C2 model. Available in a variety of colors, including a leopard skin print (tacky?), the consumer-level Taser does just enough to knock out any… Read More

  • Taser to Sell Tasing Shotgun Shell


    All we are saying/Is give potentially lethal shots to the head with an electronic shotgun shell a chance Taser is one of our least favorite companies — they make weapons and then deny their lethality — but at least they keep some of our boys in blue safe and offer another way of stopping folks without putting a bullet in their leg. They’re announcing a new product, XREP… Read More

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    Tampon Taser
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  • Tampon Taser

    Want to freak out an unshaven man with a flashlight and black watch cap? Shock him with the leads of the Tampon Stun Gun, a pink Taser-like device designed for ladies — or the men who dress up like them — and a couple thousand volts could mean the difference between a bad situation and a quick getaway.

    I don’t know if this thing actually exists but it does seem like a… Read More