Sunday, December 10, 2006

Weapons, High Tech and Not So Much

The use of silly string as a trip wire detector was widely reported last week, but it is a good lesson in creativity.

The military has certified a new kind of weapon for use in Iraq. This one is designed to give the target the feeling that they have been flash-burned, and it does sound entirely unpleasant. I note it here because, technically, it's a beam weapon...

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