Wasp Knife Kills With Cold
The Wasp Knife was originally designed to kill sharks and bears; it's an almost science-fictionally clever way to even the odds between man and beast.
The Wasp Knife secret? A small canister of compressed gas inside the handle delivers a bolus of gas when the knife penetrates the skin. The expanding gas creates a zone of deadly cold, freezing vital organs.
Police in Britain have been alerted; it's only a matter of time before they are used on people.
Science fiction readers are already familiar with exotic blades; can you add any to this list?
Daily Mail via Gizmo Watch.
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