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This Is One Sharp Looking Ruler

This machete shaped ruler by Palehorse is strictly for hardcore measuring, and not for settling schoolyard arguments. It has a deadly cool style and the lovely warmth of natural wood, one sharp looking inch at a time. It won’t help you cut a path through the jungle, but it’ll make it easy to measure the length of [...]

Ad for a Nose Hair Trimmer

Hair trimmer? Dude, you need a machete for that forest. Publicis, an advertising agency in Germany, made this ad to promote a small body hair trimmer. It and a similar ad that you can find at the link make use of wild vines. Link -via Blame It on the Voices | Photo: Mertphoto

Star Wars Saga Viewing Order

When the first Star Wars film came out in 1977, George Lucas said there were nine chapters in all -and hinted there would be nine films. As the other movies arrived, it became apparent that he was making them up as he went along. After Revenge of the Sith, Lucas said there would be no [...]

Rocket Propelled Machete

(Video Link) Yes, the machete-flinging crossbow was cool (though it does need a flaming chainsaw bayonet, IMHO). This is possibly even better: a machete shot toward its target with what appears to be a model rocket. via Michael Hawkins in Say Uncle’s comments

Crossbow Fires Machetes

(Video Link) YouTube user JoergSprave makes fancy slingshots. He was challenged by fans to create one that could fire a machete, and the result is something like a crossbow. “What is it good for? Nothing except attracting people’s attention on YouTube.” That’s a perfectly fine reason. via Geekologie | Maker’s Blog