Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2
Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2

Build a Secret Agent Arsenal
By John Austin

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

SCIENCE

256 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $18.95)

ISBN 9781569767160

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Oct 2011)

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Overview

Weapons for any mission—no matter how small
If you’re a budding spy, what better way to conceal your clandestine activities than to miniaturize your secret agent arsenal? MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction 2 provides fully illustrated step-by-step instructions for building 30 different spy weapons and surveillance tools, including: * Paper Dart Watch * Pen Blowgun* Rubber Band Derringer * Mint Tin Catapult* Pushpin Dart * Cotton Swab .38 Special* Toothpaste Periscope * Paper Throwing Star* Bionic Ear * And more!Once you’ve assembled your weaponry, the author provides a number of ideas on how to hide your stash—inside a deck of cards, a false-bottom soda bottle, or a cereal box briefcase—and targets for practicing your spycraft, including a flip-down firing range, a fake security camera, and sharks with laser beams.

Reviews

"One must assert dominion over their desktop. Between the instructions provided in John Austin's book and access to your company's office supplies cabinet, you need tolerate no threat to the security of your cubicle." —William Gurstelle, author, Absinthe & Flamethrowers and Backyard Ballistics

"We love this MacGyverization of office supplies, and the book is probably the perfect Christmas gift for the man who has nothing, or the cubicle monkey in your life."  —Charlie Sorrel, Wired.com

"Mini Weapons is the Holy Grail: a beautifully illustrated guide for making all manner of miniature munitions, from slingshots and catapults to mines and bazookas, with supplies that can be found in any household, office, or classroom."  —Gizmodo.com

"Learn how to build an arsenal of weapons from office supplies and junk-drawer items in an effort to annoy your coworkers, family and friends."  —Draft Magazine

"Cubicle farms are full of enemy combatants begging to be taken out."  —Wired Magazine

"These inexpensive ideas are fun for all ages and can inspire the kid in all of us."  —Appleton Post Crescent

"Take your cubicle wars past the archaic stage of just spitballs and elastic bands with John Austin's book, Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction."  —OhGizmo.com

"Nothing inside that will land you on the FBI watch list. (We dont think)."  —Urbandaddy.com

Author Biography

John Austin is a professional toy designer and author of MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction: Build Implements of Spitball Warfare and So Now You’re a Zombie.

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