World’s Strangest

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Revolver’s Detachable Buttstock Doubles as a Canteen

This unusual pistol is a Colt 1851 Navy Revolver. That model was made in massive quantities for two decades and used long afterward. What makes this particular variant unusual is that it comes with a detachable hollow pewter buttstock. There’s a plug on the top that you can open to fill it with water. Link -via [...]

Car Sized, Two Person AT-AT Costume

Instructables member stkmach will be able to extract massive quantities of candy while trick-or-treating tonight. His 1:6.5 scale AT-AT costume is so large that he needs the help of another person to pilot it. It’s made of corrugated plastic sheeting over a PVC pipe frame. Link -via Fashionably Geek

The Nerdiest Meth King Ever

What do you do with all that drug money? Spend it on loose women and alcohol? Not this guy! Meet the "nerdiest meth king" ever caught: Aaron Castro of Commerce City, Colo., was one of the leaders of [...]

To Desalinate or Not To Desalinate?

With incidents of severe water scarcity expected to rise substantially as the global population grows and fresh water supplies diminish, scientists are scrambling to come up with effective solutions to the pressing problem of increasingly limited fresh drinking water. Over the past few decades, desalination has been all the rage. The most common method of desalination [...]