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An Afternoon Spent at IKEA Is Even More Painful When You Weaponise Those Tiny Pencils

Even the most mild-mannered among us can’t spend an afternoon inside a sprawling IKEA warehouse without leaving full of rage. But if you want to drown your frustrations, do it in cheap hot dogs and soft serve ice cream instead of walking out the door, determined to weaponise those tiny IKEA pencils. Read More >>

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You Probably Shouldn’t Weaponise a Nerf Blaster With Scalpel Blades Like This Guy Did

As much as we’d love for slingshot-designer Joerg Sprave to travel the world on a publicity tour, it’s creations like this—a Nerf blaster made lethal using razor-sharp scalpel blades—that will probably result in him being barred entry to the country. Read More >>

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Skull Tongs are a Great DIY Zombie Weapon for the End of Days

There are plenty of ways to kill a zombie, but everyone knows destroying the brain is the most important ingredient in the recipe for eliminating the undead. Read More >>

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Exploding Slingshot Ammo is a Banger of a Good Time

Slingshot-whisperer Joerg Sprave has proven time and again that the rubber band weapons are awesome, but the one thing they've always been missing was a nice, satisfying bang. Until now. Read More >>

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This Guy Made a Spinning Wheel of Death With Clothes Pegs and a Drill

Joerg Sprave is YouTube's pre-eminent creator of all things slingshot. On The Slingshot Channel, he shows off his various crazy-genius creations varying from all different levels of lethality. This Sunday Sprave debuted, as he describes, "the world's first drill-powered, fully automatic dart launcher." Read More >>

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A Rowing Machine Slingshot is the First Time Rowing Has Been Scary

Joerg Sprave is our favourite kind of crazy, a YouTube star who builds lots and lots and lots (and lots) of insane slingshot creations. This time he's applied the art of rubberised weaponry to personal fitness machines. Read More >>

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The Slingshot Madman Proves the Nokia 3310 is Nearly Indestructible

Before the smartphone revolution left the company behind, Nokia was synonymous with mobile phones, particularly handsets that could seemingly survive anything. The Nokia 3310 is still considered to be one of the most indestructible of its breed. And who's better-qualified to prove that than the mad scientist of slingshots himself? Read More >>

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A Syringe Slingshot Somehow Makes Needles Even More Terrifying

It might be a common fear, but being afraid of needles is completely understandable. Who in their right mind likes being jabbed with a long, thin metal tube? No one. And while Joerg Sprave's heart might be in the right place with his latest creation, it's hard not to be even more terrified of just the concept of a syringe slingshot, let alone seeing it in action. Read More >>

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Can You Kill Someone With an Icicle? Slingshot Maniac Investigates

Everyone's favourite vaguely Eastern European slingshot enthusiast is back again to endanger both himself and the people he loves. Except this time, Joerg is flinging ice—because winter is coming. Read More >>

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Watch a Spinning Sewage Tube Slingshot Spit Ball Bearings

Joerg Sprave is a creative guy. He's also an ambitious one. That's why, when his YouTube viewers doubted that his slingshot rifles were actually rifles—after all, they're slingshots—he set out to prove them wrong with a big piece of sewage tube. Read More >>

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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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Pencils Are Even More Deadly When They’re Actually Steel Nails

The thing I appreciate about The Slingshot Channel is that it always brings projects two or three iterations past what I would ever think to pursue. The pencil shooter Joerg made last week was more of a curiosity. Not the most deadly thing we've seen by a long shot. See what I did there? Read More >>

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This Compact Crossbow Is Quite Small

There's no governing body proclaiming this the world's smallest crossbow, but it's only slightly larger than a full-sized crossbow arrow so it's got to be up there. Our old pal Joerg designed this crossbow to be safe, with the arrow being fully encapsulated so it won't accidentally shoot off in an unexpected direction. Read More >>

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Finally A Zombie-Fighting Toilet Brush Rifle With Scary Accuracy

As Joerg points out, toilet brushes tipped with nine inch nails are a much-beloved form of ammo on the Slingshot Channel. But the old toilet brush crossbows didn't really have a sighting system. So Joerg got serious and created a toilet brush sniper rifle, complete with telescopic sight, that can shoot with precision from 22 yards. Read More >>