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A SlingSword Is A Sword/Slingshot Hybrid For Fighting Zombies

Joerg Sprave is expanding his horizons and moving The Slingshot Channel into a new era, hiring blacksmith James Helm to help him make a small sword. Really, this demo is a relaxing break for all of us -- just some good old-fashioned coconut decapitation to test the blade. Refreshing! Oh, and the hilt of the sword also has a built-in slingshot. Baby steps. Read More >>

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This Insane Taser-Like Sword Is About as Close to a Light Sabre as You're Going to Get

Light sabres, sadly, don't exist yet, so what's the next best thing? A crazy, taser-like-charged lightning sword, of course. One man made it his mission to create it, without being fried -- this is the result. Read More >>

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Whip Up a Bewildering Nerdy Decor With This Giant Sword and Arcade Scented Candles

Need scented candles, a giant foam sword, or a ringtone machine to annoy your buddies? Of course you don't but, you want 'em and ThinkGeek's spread for Toy Fair 2013's got you covered. Read More >>

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Medieval Hoodie Makes You a Knight In Shining Cotton

One hit from a sword and you'll be dead faster than your social standing once you wear this out in public, but you won't find a more comfortable suit of armour than this plated hoodie created by Etsy seller Chadwick Dillon. Read More >>

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I Wish There Were More Samurais To Use This Craftsman's Swords

Kill Bill bloodbaths notwithstanding, ex-assassins with traditional sword training do not wander the streets looking for vengeance IRL. Still, this interview with one of Japan's 30 last-remaining sword craftsmen is totally inspirational. Read More >>

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The Many Insane Flavours of Improvised Prison Weapons

Heading to the place where a prison's homicide evidence is kept, you might expect to see a few sharpened objects—maybe a bludgeon or two. You would be underprepared. Read More >>

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