Dart-Launching Pistol Guarantees a Bullseye Every Time

Most of Joerg Sprave's insane slingshot-based weapon designs never really have a practical application outside of wanton destruction, or making life really unpleasant for trespassers. But his latest creation—this dart-launching pistol—could vastly improve your game the next time you're at the pub. Read More >>

You'll Never Want This Gorgeous Pizza Cutter To Touch Melted Cheese

On one hand, there's no point in buying a gadget that's so lovely you'll be afraid to actually use it. But on the other hand, this pizza wheel from Rösle is absolutely gorgeous, and who on earth would want to ever muck up that polished finish by subjecting it to the greasy mess that is a pizza? Read More >>

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Clever Cutting Board Keeps Your Fingers Well Clear Of the Blade

If the fear of accidentally lopping off a finger keeps you from experimenting in the kitchen, designer Rowan Williams' Pego cutting board concept should fill you with more culinary confidence. It has a clever movable peg design that holds what you're cutting for you, so your fingers never get anywhere close to the blade. Read More >>

Not Even the Dark Knight Would Use This Insanely Dangerous Knife

Batman is best known for his wonderful arsenal of gadgets and weapons, but even with a suit of bulletproof body armor the caped crusader probably still wouldn't touch this scary-looking knife with a ten-foot batpole. Read More >>

Slash Through the Zombie Hordes 12 Inches At a Time With This Machete Ruler

It's almost time for kids to start getting their back-to-school gear in order, and even though this fantastic laser-engraved wooden machete ruler will most certainly be instantly confiscated by a teacher, you still need to send your children to school prepared for anything. Read More >>

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How KA-BAR Was Born

While KA-BAR was made famous in 1941 by its Fighting Utility Knives, which were carried by Allied armed forces in WWII, it has actually been making edged tools for over a century. Common Machine takes a brief, albeit insightful, look at the history and production techniques of America's most famed knife maker. [Gear Patrol] Read More >>

Blunt-Nosed Rescue Knife Minimises Added Injuries In an Emergency

Any multitool can be invaluable if you find yourself in an emergency situation. But Spyderco's Assist series of knives are specifically designed for use by firemen and rescue personnel to safely cut away debris or restraints without further injuring a victim. Read More >>

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How To Sharpen a Knife Like a Bad-Ass Boy Scout

Amputating an arm to extricate yourself from beneath a boulder. Performing an emergency sidewalk appendectomy. Severing tenacious ribbons around birthday presents. A very sharp blade makes all of these much easier to do. Here's how to hone the keenest cutter. Read More >>

Dress to Kill (Or Just Prick) With a Set of Pocket Knife Cufflinks

Looking like they were lifted from James Bond's accessories drawer, this set of working pocket knife cufflinks are the perfect not-so-concealed weapons for the aspiring spy. Or, anyone who hates finding a loose thread on their tuxedo. Read More >>

Throwing Knife-Shooting Slingshot Massacre

Joerg Sprave's latest slingshot takes a very simple concept and makes it wonderfully fun and dangerous: What do you throw that you'd rather fire out of a high-powered homemade slingshot? Throwing knives! Read More >>

Stylish Knife Block Lets You Safely Play Five Finger Fillet

We're not sure how many fingers have been lost after people watch Aliens and try to recreate Bishop's Five Finger Fillet stunt. But if you stick to only playing with this lovely knife block, you'll never have to worry about an emergency trip to the hospital. Read More >>

How To Turn Eight Steak Knives Into an Utterly Insane Steaksaw

We have a sneaking suspicion that slingshot master Joerg Sprave might be losing his mind. But we're not going to do anything about it, because it fuels ridiculously awesome creations like this drill-powered Steaksaw featuring a cutting wheel covered in serrated kitchen knives. Read More >>

Illuminated Pocket Knife Lets You Stab Your Way Out Of a Dark Room

It might not be as revolutionary as Tim Cook's toaster-fridge concept, but SOG might have come up with a handy bit of synergy with its new Blade Light that incorporates a set of six bright LEDs into a folding knife. Read More >>

Dude Skips ATM Line, Gets Stabbed, Calmly Completes Transaction

We've all be there. Those days when you've just had enough already. The slightest provocation and you're ready to blow. Maybe you elbow someone a little to hard when they crowd your tube-space. Maybe you pop off on the waitress for messing up your order. Or, if you're like one disgruntled Chinese man, maybe you catapult yourself over the glass-walled ATM vestibule and stab the guy who skipped infront of you in line. Read More >>

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Hawaiian Shirt Commando Tests Knives Against Frozen Pig Skull

Here at Gizmodo, we like to think we put our reviewed products through a rigorous, real-life evaluation. That's one way of doing it. Or, you can test a device by attacking frozen animal corpses while wearing a Hawaiian shirt. Read More >>

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Watch an Ultra Sharp Knife Slice Through a Soda Can in Super Slow-Mo

It takes a really sharp knife—like, say, the Kramer—to slice right through a soda can or a water bottle. And a really impossibly wonderful Phantom camera to film it in super slow motion for our slicing, dicing, destructive enjoyment: Read More >>


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