Posts tagged “explosives”

Wham-O! (part 2)

Given that hiring a helicopter costs about $956 per trip, some farmers have opted to blow up their dead animals at a cost of $32 with the help of demolition experts, who place explosives inside the cadavers.

target ranges and explosives

Wham-O! Regardless of the distance to the target, each target is a single pop can filled with explosives. Thus, from 100 yards to 830 yards each of these targets is exactly the same size and carries the same explosive punch. We have never retrieved a target that did not explode. If a bullet hits the

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A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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