In a move that's bound to make Auric Goldfinger green with envy, scientists in California have test fired a 500 trillion watt laser. In case you're having trouble wrapping your head around that figure, you could simply write it as a five followed by fourteen zeros. Yep, that's a lot of zeroes!
Through the collective power of Facebook "Liking," Wicked Lasers promised a shark with a laser attached to it. Internet, here's your shark with a laser mounted on its fin. The laser isn't on the shark's head, but this will do (for now).
The Internet wins again! Wicked Lasers, makers of the deadly Spyder lasers asked for 2,000 Facebook "Likes" in a month — it got them in just a few hours. Now, it owes us a wild shark with a laser strapped to it. Swim fishies, swimmm!
Every science fiction movie you've ever seen is about to come true. The Office of Naval Research claims laser cannons will be on ships in about four years. In fact, contracts for defense contractors to build them should go out this year.
We know, you're so sick of iPad news and hearing about "Heatgate" all over the Internet. Sit back and relax, because this video of three of Wicked Laser's powerful lasers setting an iPad on fire — ever so slowly — is sure to warm the Android and Microsoft camps.
Do you chuck out reams of printed paper after it has outlived its purpose? Instead of continuously buying new paper, what if you could simply erase what's printed on it and use it over? That's the idea behind this laser eraser that literally vaporizes the toner to make a sheet of paper blank again.
Carrying a slingshot must be out of style this already, because this lately, it's all about the crossbows. This here is Patrick Priebe's WristBow — a homemade crossbow-gauntlet that can take your eye out from nine feet away with laser-targeted accuracy. Be scared.
With hundreds of bits of space junk circulating in low orbit around the Earth, collisions have starting to become a real concern. Now in the latest of several plans to deal with this stuff, a group of scientists is proposing a giant Earth based laser to zap the junk out of orbit.
When is a collector's toy not a toy anymore? When the toy is a Dead Space Plasma Cutter modded into a deadly weapon with three lasers capable of ripping through balloons and lighting matches.
In honor of yesterday's Star Wars Day, of which this writer did nothing to celebrate, Wicked Lasers decided it'd be a good idea to release its new dual blade Spyder III laser as part of its "Sith Series." Oh man, George Lucas is gonna be pissed.