The other day, CrunchGear wrote up a useful, in-depth analysis of the Pirates vs Ninjas debate. They concluded the latter, but I think they forgot about the fact that Pirates are constantly drunk, so don’t really feel any pain.
However, if a Ninja needed to leave you a note (saying you were ‘next’ or reminding you to buy some milk, perhaps), this is how he (or she) would do it. They’d sneak into your kitchen in the dead of night, silencing your dog with a poison dart, and then use one of these throwing star magnets to affix the note (written in blood, obviously) to the fridge door, or any other convenient metal surface.
Sadly the site that sells these BRILLIANT items is out of stock until January. We’ve known about these for a couple of weeks, but didn’t want to get your hopes up about a sneaky Christmas present before now. Still, if you fancy pre-ordering for when they’re restocked, then they cost just £12.80, plus shipping.
Epaulet (via OhGizmo!)
As landmines go, this innovative XM-7 Spider is pretty safe. It is controlled by a human operator, so it should be easy to locate with no danger of the home side stumbling into it.
When it arrives in situ, it puts out six trip wires, 60 degrees apart, and in line with the canisters which can loaded with either explosive charges or non-lethal gases…