design
Brilliant Motion-Tracking Dart Board Guarantees a Bullseye With Every Throw

A night at a local pub isn’t complete without a few rounds of darts, but as your blood-alcohol level rises, your ability to hit the bullseye greatly diminishes. Unless you’re playing with Mark Rober’s motion-tracking dart board that automatically repositions itself so you’re guaranteed to hit the bullseye every time. Read More >>

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Guy Builds Home-Made Nerf Gun That’s Powerful Enough to Blast Foam Darts Right Through a Can

One of the things that makes toy dart blasters fun is that they can’t really hurt you. Sure, it doesn’t exactly tickle if you get shot at close range, but toy makers limit the power to keep lawsuits at bay. However, you don’t ever want to find yourselves in the crosshairs of this homebrew dart gun that’s powerful enough to pierce a can. Read More >>

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How to Build an Alarm Clock That Can Only Be Silenced by a Nerf Dart

The most dangerous object in your home isn’t the stove, the clothes iron, or that chainsaw in your garage. It’s your alarm clock’s snooze button that makes it so easy to go back to bed each morning. Silencing that alarm shouldn’t be so easy, so Christopher Guichet built an alarm clock that can only be deactivated with a perfect shot from a Nerf blaster. Read More >>

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An Exhaustive Explanation of the Best Nerf Dart to Reach For in Battle

Some people take their Nerf dart blasters very seriously. There are entire leagues dedicated to running around and blasting fellow players with foam darts — essentially a less painful version of paintball. But what darts are worth arming yourself with? Nerf expert Frank Cooper breaks it down in this exhaustively comprehensive comparison video. Read More >>

sports
Football Darts Looks Even Harder to Play When You’re Drunk

Whoever thought that putting a game involving sharp pointed darts in a pub where people are getting drunk clearly wasn’t worried about safety. Foot Darts—a mashup of football and darts played with velcro-covered balls and a giant inflatable target—looks a little safer. Although we imagine it’d be just as difficult to hit the massive bullseye after you’ve downed a few pints. Read More >>

design
What Are the Guts of a Dartboard Made of?

In the above gif you can see that the face material of a dartboard looks a whole lot like horsehair. And plenty of people will insist that high-quality dartboards are made with horse or camel hair, but it simply isn’t true. What’s really in a dartboard is called sisal, and it’s more closely related to tequila than the Kentucky Derby. Read More >>

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Magnetic Darts Are Scarily Powerful

Need a weapon? Grab some magnets, nails, and you got yourself a hell of an arrow launcher. The magnets push out the nails so fast that it’s basically a mini crossbow mixed with a nailgun, no batteries necessary. Read More >>

weapons
Playing Darts Is So Much Easier With a Slingshot Sniper Rifle

Not satisfied with the dart-launching pistol he whipped up last year, Joerg Sprave went back to the drawing board and came up with a dart-shooting sniper rifle that all but guarantees him domination at his local pub's dartboard. Read More >>

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weapons
Send Some Dangerous Airmail With These Weaponised Paper Planes

We've all done our fair share of chucking paper aeroplanes at friends. And maybe, if you're a real engineer, you've made some clever, paper-folding modifications that let your plane do a loop — or better yet actually land on target. Joerg Sparve has turned his eye towards those paper aircraft, and needless to say, the outcome can do damage. Read More >>

toys
This Insane Nerf Blaster Can Fire Off 144 Darts in Under 30 Seconds

Billed as the highest capacity Nerf gun ever created, the new N-Strike Elite Hail-Fire Blaster can hold eight eighteen shot clips, putting 144 darts at your disposal between reloads. And with a firing capacity of up to six shots per second, you've just guaranteed yourself office supremacy. Read More >>

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Should Darts be an Olympic Sport?

Danny Boyle's opening ceremony was a brilliant mess of unabashedly bonkers Britishness, but all this national character suddenly feels lacking when watching the sports on offer. You could argue that none of the events in London 2012 have a true British vibe, because every great Olympic sport we invented, we promptly exported and forgot how to play. Read More >>

weapons
Dart-Launching Pistol Guarantees a Bullseye Every Time

Most of Joerg Sprave's insane slingshot-based weapon designs never really have a practical application outside of wanton destruction, or making life really unpleasant for trespassers. But his latest creation—this dart-launching pistol—could vastly improve your game the next time you're at the pub. Read More >>