XM556 Micro, the first electric handheld Gatling gun in 5.56

The XM556 Microgun is the world’s first hand held electric Gatling gun in 5.56mm NATO cartridge according to manufacturer Empty Shell. At only 16 lbs, it is significantly lighter than the larger M134. Smaller and lighter than similar 5.56 SAWs, this micro gun is perfect for delivering tremendous suppressive fire in an incredibly mobile package. Many of the existing mounts ...

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See-through engine lets you watch the combustion process

Warped Perspective has constructed a special clear head to give you a special look inside their Briggs and Stratton L-Head single cylinder engine. Using a super slow-mo 4K HD camera they show how the combustion process looks under both rich and lean conditions. For this experiment they’ll swap the fuel type between isopropyl alcohol and gasoline. Take a look inside ...

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Military theme park lets guests crush cars with tanks and shoot machine guns

Welcome to Drive A Tank, one of the only places in the world where civilians can crush a car with a tank. “We’re trying to get normal people — civilians who wouldn’t normally have access to military equipment — a little bit of hands-on knowledge,” says owner Tony Borglum. The fun doesn’t come cheap though, which makes sense if you’re ...

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Modified Nerf gun “Glass Smasher” — Is it legal?

If you’re a fan of DIY life hacks, you’re probably familiar with the nearly useless fact that a smashed spark plug can be used to shatter car windows with very little force. (It’s useless since you need a hammer to smash the spark plug, and if you’ve got a hammer you don’t really need a spark plug to break a ...

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Falsely arrested crash victim claims cop sexually assaulted her

Amanda Houghton did what anyone would do after her car was rear-ended, she called the police. Houghton never suspected she would be falsely arrested for a crime she did not commit. “I was shocked. Who arrests a sober person for a DUI?” Houghton asked a CBS reporter. The accident totaled Houghton’s vehicle and left her in a state of emotional ...

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.50 cal ricochet from 100 yard shot hits shooter in the head

No matter how many years of weapons experience you have under your belt, it’s never enough to skip basic safety. This shooter is incredibly lucky after a 100 yard shot with a .50 cal sends a ricochet right back at him. The bullet fragment strikes the ground a few yards in front of him before bouncing towards his face. The ...

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