Ban Micro-Magnetic Guns!

You could put an eye out with that thing!

“It’s not a real AR-15,” motherboard.vice.com asserts, “but it sure looks and handles much like one. Anton Hand created it for the HTC Vive virtual reality headset using custom-made parts by his friend Nightfrontier, and he uses the Vive’s motion tracking controllers to handle it much as someone would handle a real weapon. The main differences are concessions allowed for interactive feedback, such as the way the rifle makes an audible ‘click’ when you try to fire it with the safety on. As Hand admits in the Reddit thread announcing the rifle, real one wouldn’t.” So, other than OCD gun nerd stuff, what’s the problem? Glad I asked . . .

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The extra “e” in potato above is an homage to former Vice President Dan Quayle’s spelling skills. It’s also a reflection of the intelligence level of DIY IKF, a videographer who thought it wise to shoot a lead slug out of a potato gun at a nearby metal tank. Where’d it go? Not back into DIY IKF, thankfully. But let’s face it: potato guns are way too dangerous to avoid government regulation. They’ve killed people! Spud guns should be subject to minimum age requirements, background checks, the works. In fact, let’s just ban them. No one needs to shoot a tuber. I said tuber. Not YouTuber. Sheesh.