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What you need to know before building a HiFi system

The process of building a stereo can be overwhelming. Should you buy new gear or trawl the local stereo shop for vintage equipment? Do you need a subwoofer for music? Are high-end speaker cables really going to make a difference in sound? It's no wonder, then, that smart speakers have become so …

Audiophile

Analysis of Top 5 Sniper Rifles? Which One is Best? - Warrior Maven

5 guns no one wants to go to war against.<p>The sniper, a soldier trained in precision, long-range fire, is one of the most feared opponents on the …

Military

An Amazing Airplane Engine Powered Motorcycle Sporting Hubless Wheels and True Sci-Fi Style

Former F1 racer and designer Taso Marques has created the TMC Dumont, an incredibly sleek, low-to-the-ground motorcycle that sports an airplane …

Motorcycles
bikes

21 Terms Every Knife-Lover Should Know

Blade, handle — the vocabulary that describes the different parts of a pocket knife are simple… right? The sharp tools may not be as complicated as …

Knives

MP5 Submachine Gun: Clones and Short Barreled Rifles

The <b>MP5</b> sub machine gun is one of those guns that even non gun enthusiasts can easily recognize. It was a cutting edge serious piece of military …

Submachine Gun

JMac Customs And M13 Industries Collaborate On The OSC-13

Rifle and parts builders JMac Customs and M13 Industries have joined forces to introduce a new line of AK firearms. Designated as the OSC-13 series …

Stainless Steel

Watch France and Germany's next-generation stealth fighter, a 2-engine jet that looks like it'll outclass the F-35

The French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation recently published a video that gives a glimpse into what the reported Franco-German next-generation aircraft might look like.<p>France and Germany announced last July that they would join forces to build an advanced "European" fighter to replace …

Aviation

Analysis of Top 5 Sniper Rifles? Which One is Best?

The sniper, a soldier trained in precision, long-range fire, is one of the most feared opponents on the battlefield.

Unique Eclipse Coin Sized EDC Pocket Knife

Fulcrum Knives has designed and created a very unique everyday carry (EDC) pocket knife which when folded is roughly the same size as a coin. But is …

Crowd Funding

These are the worst weapons an army could buy

People like to talk about the best tanks, rifles, and tactical gear. It's a great discussion — there are many sophisticated pieces of tech in the military world, each with various strengths and weaknesses. That said, we rarely talk about the flip side of this coin: What are some of the worst pieces …

Military

This orange, squishy body armor material could save lives

It’s bright orange, it’s squishy, it stretches like taffy — and it is unlike any body armor you’ve ever seen.<p>If you were attacked with a baseball bat and you were wearing this bright orange goop under your clothes, then your attacker might as well have swung a toothpick at you — the goop will take …

U.S. Army

This supersonic jet is one of the Air Force's most feared bombers of all time

One plane that once supplemented the bomber force quite well was the F-111 Aardvark. This was a fast, all-weather strike plane that was originally designed to serve both the Air Force and Navy, much like today's Joint Strike Fighter. While the Navy version didn't pan out, the Aardvark, after some …

Military

DARPA demonstrates 6 new technologies behind the agile combat vehicles of tomorrow

Artillery designers keep making bigger anti-tank guns, and in response the tank designers have to load them up with more and more armor, to the point …

Semi-trailer

DARPA found a way to reinvent the wheel

Glorious news for all privates who've ever had to haul a Humvee out of a mud-filled ditch: A brand new wheel designed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency' (DARPA) could make the pain of rough terrain a thing of the past.<p>As part of the Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program to …

DARPA

5 Best Pistol Caliber Rifles on Planet Earth (Kel-Tec and Ruger Make the Cut)

We take a closer look. The explosion of interest in the modern sporting rifle, as well as the natural pace of industry innovation, has driven the …

Smith & Wesson

Video Is King But YouTube Wears The Crown: How To Become A YouTuber

YouTube hit the cyber scene back in 2005, with its first upload being an 18 second clip of site co-founder Jawed Karim at the zoo. It didn’t take long for it to become the second most visited site on the web, trailing only behind Google, with over 1.3 billion users on Youtube uploading 300 hours of …

Social Media

This New Rugged 4×4 Camper Is the Most Affordable We’ve Seen

With off-grid living and tiny homes increasing in popularity by the day, more and more brands continue to pop up and cater to the trend. One such …

Campers

New futuristic Israeli 'dune-buggy' is bristling with weapons, ready for combat

This fast attack buggy looks like it is made of Legos – and it reconfigures similar to Legos – but it is a lethal combat machine.<p>Foldable weapons systems, camouflage against thermal imagers, protection against nuclear weapons, tech to defeat chemical attacks, armor against explosions and machine …

Military

Xiaomi’s new $261 electric bicycle prepares to turn the ebike industry on its head

The Chinese company Xiaomi has an impressive line of affordable products, ranging from consumer electronics to sofas. They are no strangers to personal electric vehicles either, having produced a very popular electric bicycle as well as an equally popular electric scooter.<p>And now they are doubling …

Electric Bikes

Ride This Ultra-Futuristic Electric Motorcycle for 250 Miles on a Single Charge

<i>View the 8 images of this gallery on the original article</i>Before Elon Musk can create an "everyman" electric bike, students at a Swiss University beat …

Motorcycles

Say Hello to the B&T USW: A Unique 9mm Pistol-Carbine Hybrid

When you first look at this new product from Brügger & Thomet, a company based out of Switzerland, you might say it’s a pistol. Then you might look …

Batteries

This remote control robot promises to destroy a tank from three miles away

When it comes to cutting-edge tech, for every one project that makes its way into our homes as a consumer-facing product, there are likely several …

Remote Controls

Easily transform your boring bike into an ebike with the GeoOrbital Wheel

As many popular transportation options make the switch to electric, bicycles are definitely not getting left behind. But if you aren’t interested in …

Batteries

The USMC Is Buying New Amphibious Vehicles That Can't Swim Faster Than What They Have Now

The service itself isn't sure that the expensive new wheeled vehicles will ever be able to fully replace the existing tracked types.<p>BAE …

Military

How Liberals and Conservatives Shop Differently

After the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, in February 2018, Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that it would no longer sell semiautomatic rifles in its hunting and fishing stores (it had already stopped selling them at its main stores after the December 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting). The …

Ralph Lauren

Immigration lawyer recounts a conversation with Obama about the border crisis that he says 'shook me to my core'

An immigration lawyer on Monday sought to add some context to the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy drawing criticism over its practice of separating children from adults they're traveling with who are caught crossing the US-Mexico border illegally.<p>R. Andrew Free argued on …

Immigration

5 of the biggest complaints about the M16A4 — the Marines' standard service rifle for nearly 20 years

The M16A4 was the standard service rifle for the Marine Corps until October 2015, when it was decided that the M4 Carbine would replace them in infantry battalions. For whatever reason, civilians tend to think the M16A4 is awesome when, in reality, it's actually despised by a lot of Marines.<p>Now, …

Military

New Suzuki Jimny is on the way, and we just wanna pinch its cheeks

Where Mercedes' G-Wagen screams "rugged utilitarian gravitas," Suzuki's upcoming 2-door Jimny 4WD takes a very similar boxy shape and somehow makes …

Suzuki

Air Force tests two turboprops as potential A-10 “replacements”

Video: OA-X project's second phase tests Super Tucano, Beechcraft Wolverine.<p>The US Air Force has kicked off the procurement for another round of wing …

Military