Weapon technology is improving year after year, but have you ever wondered about the long-forgotten weapon programs and systems that simply never took off? Popular Mechanics takes us on a 10-weapon journey into the world of failures, starting with Flying Platforms. These vehicles were developed by Hiller Helicopters in the 1950s and allowed soldiers to […]
Al Farrow just did a show with me at the Martin Irvine Gallery in Washington DC. He builds religious reliquaries and mosques out of gun parts: AK47s and Uzis, in particular. They’re really beautiful. It sounds gimmicky but it’s actually extraordinary. The newer stuff that he’s doing is extremely time-consuming. His work is very meticulous, and the beauty of the craft is a striking contrast to how instantly and senselessly life can be taken.