Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Minesweeper






















While the method of using genetically engineered plants to detect personnel mines is very interesting, it's about as entertaining as watching grass grow. Here's a video of an explosion:
Watch a Tumbleweed-Like ‘Mine Exploder’ Absorb a Blast
This ingenious contraption is a wind powered sphere of bamboo shafts that rolls over mine fields and blows them all up!

1 comment:

John Latto said...

Looks like a good prospect for desert countries like Egypt and Somalia. Not so much for Cambodia and Vietnam...