Monday, January 31, 2011

Call Mythbusters - Teen creates 'Death Ray'


It seems that a teenager in Indiana has created a 'Death Ray'.  Eric Jacqmain took 5,800 tiny mirrors and attached them to a satellite dish to make it.  Sadly, his 'Death Ray' was destroyed in a shed fire.  (Gee, I wonder how it started?)    

It brings to mind the Mythbusters trying, a few times, to create the 'Archimedes Death Ray'.  

Here's a clip of the Mythbusters trying out their large scale death ray in their first revisit:



And here is Eric trying out his:



Perhaps we'll end up seeing another Mythbusters revisit.  Maybe even bring in a guest builder.  Eric already has a plan to build a new version using 32,000 mirrors.

You've been warned Indiana.

What say you?

POPped with a mirror
Jungle Jesse

Source: Daily Mail

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