The latest chatter in and around the Syrian civil war is that ruling strongman Bashar al-Assad may be coming to the realization that an exit for himself and his family will be his best option given current trends. And the U.K.’s PM appears willing to help him GTFO. Rebels are reportedly getting closer to Damascus, the capitol. One of the reasons for the otherwise outgunned resistance’s success (we’re guessing big jury-rigged sling shots didn’t do much to deter Assad’s regular army types) seems to be their resourcefulness in battling a better equipped state military. Check out this garage-built tank they’ve cobbled together. With mad welding skillz and determination like that, Assad probably never stood a chance.