Resembling something out of Fortnite, the ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle is a China's latest development on the modern warfare front. The gun is capable of producing an energy beam that is undetectable by the naked eye and powerful enough to burn through a gas tank to ignite fuel and a piece of clothing in less than a second. The gun is sound-less, powered by a lithium battery, weighs less than seven pounds and is cable to fire more than 1,000 on each charge. In the event of a hostage situation it could be used to fire through windows at targets and temporarily disable the kidnappers while other units move in to rescue their captives. Dubbed a 'non-lethal' weapon, it'll be interesting to see the use cases for this this futuristic looking laser rifle. Developed by the Xi'an Institute and
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Ya know, sometimes you just need to crack a nut. And in those cases where you REALLY want to impress your guests, there's the Torq Nutcracker from Norwegian design firm OTHR. Created from matte black steel, force and elegance are no longer mutually exclusive. So go ahead - bust your nut.