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MBI Matchbook For your minimalist survival kit, you’ll probably want some real matches, too, but this matchbook full of tiny, disposable LED flashlights will definitely shed some light on your emergency situation. The MBI lights are about the size of an actual match & burn for up to 8 hours. There’s also a magnet in the base of the match allowing them to stand up hands-free.
This DIY Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Generator Is Simple to Build, Fries Small Electronics
If you want to get your hands dirty on a semi-evil electronics project, this DIY EMP generator is fun—if not a little dangerous—build to try. It won’t fry much, except at extreme short range, so you should be careful with it, but you’ll learn a lot in the process.
The 1920s satnav ... and other weird and wonderful gadgets that never quite took off
Highwaymen were a real danger in the late 19th century and this cunning design might just have saved your honour, property and even life. A dainty weapon was concealed in a secret compartment of this seemingly normal ladies' purse. The barrel could hold only one bullet - so you had to make your shot count.
10 Badass Spy Gadgets That Are Almost Too Cool To Believe
Ever get a sick, sinking feeling? Well it might not be from that leftover Thai you just ate, someone around might just be using this little gadget that spits out “ultra-high frequency sound waves which soon leads most in its vicinity to queasiness.”