Monday, August 06, 2007

Sick Stick

And, while we are on the subject of handy gadgets, I see we have invented the 'sick stick' made famous in the Spielberg/Dick flick Minority Report. This promises hours of harmless fun.

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  1. Helicopter pilots, for example, have been known to crash because they get disoriented by the choppy flashes of sunlight coming through the chopper's spinning blades.

    The DHS is funding research on the new nonlethal weapon.


    Er, sorry, run that past me again...

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  2. Lethal/nonlethal, these things are relative....

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  3. might have to take to wearing mirror sunglasses from now on, just in case.

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  4. good point.

    like, he didn't die from a gunshot wound but loss of blood...

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  5. Working Class HeroAugust 06, 2007 12:01 pm

    Epilepsy for the win!

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  6. If only they'd invent something that wasn't just an adjunct to gunfire - incapacitating the target with prolonged multiple orgasms, say. But I suppose that would go against the Puritan ethic, or maybe the police would complain that they were being used as sex workers.

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  7. I would believe that the sickstick utilitizes sound instead of light in order to cause its victim to vomit.

    Infrasound or ultrasound,emitted through prongs put to the side of the neck should trigger the gag reflex.

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