weapon

survival guide

This Is What It Would Take to Turn a Virus into a Weapon

“A well-funded organization with scientific expertise and the resources to grow, manipulate, or release agents, and the motivation to actually use them—that’s the worst-case scenario."
Abigail Fagan
4.7.18
major laser

The US Navy Bought Its First Big Laser Cannon

New, drone-frying weapon could go to sea in 2020.
David Axe
2.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Florida Goodwill Thought Someone Donated a Loaded Grenade Launcher

Please don't donate your used weapons.
River Donaghey
2.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man-Repelling Flamethrowers Are Being Marketed to Women in China

While many of the "anti-pervert" weapons look like your average lighter, others are advertised to shoot out 20-inch flames.
Calder McHugh
7.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bosnian 'Pokémon Go' Players Are Braving Land Mines to Catch a Lapras or Something

A Bosnian demining organization felt it was necessary to remind players of the popular mobile game to forget about catching Pokémon in forests full of active land mines.
VICE Staff
7.20.16
Taco

The Guy Who Invented the Taco Cannon Is an American Hero

Despite its intimidating name and design, the Voodoo Taco cannon is actually more of a food delivery system than it is an actual cannon.
Nick Rose
10.21.15
war

The Nazis Wanted to Use a Chocolate Bar Bomb to Murder Winston Churchill

Recently unearthed sketches illustrate the intricate explosives and booby traps used by the Germans during World War II.
Nick Rose
10.5.15
Stuff

Gun Ownership in New South Wales has Risen 40 Percent

What's behind NSW's surging love of guns?
Naeun Kim
8.14.15
PLEASE LOOK AT ME

Hula-Hooping Molecules Can't Stop Kissing Each Other

In Julian Glander's latest episode of 'PLEASE LOOK AT ME,' a professor attempts to create a weaponized super molecule for the Pentagon, but true love gets in the way.
Julian Glander
7.21.15
Stuff

How to Properly Stab Someone in an Alley: Inside the Sport of 'Libre Fighting'

We talked to the creator of the fighting style about the responsibility that comes with teaching people how to defend yourself with a knife.
Tom Usher
2.26.15
News

Australia is Selling Uranium to India Without Safety Nets

Last month Australia decided to sell uranium to India. The details of the deal have now been released, and a lot of people are worried.
Julian Morgans
10.27.14
Motherboard Blog

Guess What the Secret Password Was to America's Cold War Nuclear Missile System

No foolin': The secret access code to the computer controls of the U.S. nuclear-tipped missile arsenal between 1968 and 1976: "00000000":http://harpers.org/archive/2004/09/0080175.
Michael Byrne
3.12.12