Just because, a time bomb set to explode in 300 years

Diego Trujillo's conceptual art piece "300 Year Time Bomb" isn't designed as a preemptive salvo in the inevitable war against Earth's ascendant ape god-tyrants. No, it's built to explore the human propensity to venerate the ancient and tease out our modern fixation with timers and countdowns. As Trujillo explains: » 7/19/12 3:35pm 7/19/12 3:35pm

Green Explosives Save the World Through Sustainable Warfare

If you're worried about the environment but still need to blow people up, a new class of nitrogen-based bomb materials is for you. Popular explosives like TNT and HMX react to form nitrogen oxides when detonated, the major culprits behind smog and acid rain. This is a big no-no if you're the type of warmonger who… » 5/28/08 9:30am 5/28/08 9:30am