X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Guy Builds Functional Ice Sword, Chops Stuff

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Allen Pan is a cool guy. Cool as ice even. Allen recently built a sword not out of steel, but of ice. Surprisingly, it is strong enough to chop through a watermelon and also can decapitate helpless snowmen. I’m surprised they don’t have these swords in Winterfell where the winters are like decades long.

ice_sword_1zoom in


It is impressively strong because Pan made the sword out of Pykrete, a composite material of water ice and a fiber like sawdust. Who knew that combination could be so tough? They actually considered using it during World War II to build warships. This is a much better use. Watch as Pan demonstrates its power.

Pan used toilet paper instead of sawdust for the wood component, but it seems to be just as strong. His mix was 86% water and 14% toilet paper. We all have access to those materials. This sword is nothing to mess with. That watermelon could easily be a human head. This thing is deadly.

[Home Geekonomics via Neatorama]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Mini Drafting Table Kit

Mini Drafting Table Kit

A Study of “So Bad It’s Good” Movies

A Study of “So Bad It’s Good” Movies

Deal: Justice League Trackers

Deal: Justice League Trackers

Advertisement
Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 Is a Raptor with a Bonus Axle

Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 Is a Raptor with a Bonus Axle

2017 Lexus RC200t Review: A Corner-cutting Luxury Coupe

2017 Lexus RC200t Review: A Corner-cutting Luxury Coupe

2018 Ford Mustang GT Review: California Screamin’

2018 Ford Mustang GT Review: California Screamin’