Planes With Frickin’ Laser Beams
By the end of this year, the Air Force plans to conduct a first, fully loaded test flight of its Airborne Laser, a jumbo jet packed with gear designed to shoot down enemy missiles half a world away, at the speed of light. The ABL also packs a megawatt-class punch–it’s not exactly your garden-variety laser pointer.
Other things that should have powerful lasers attached to them:
<ol> <li>My Forearms</li> <li>The Hood of My Car</li> <li>The Peephole in My Front Door</li> </ol>