booby traps

Can Anyone Really Survive The Booby Traps In Home Alone?

There are few movies that get me in the holiday spirit as much as Home Alone does. I’m not kidding! As a kid, I always imagined myself being as clever as Macaulay Culkin, rigging my house with booby traps, holding down the fort at home. But do those booby traps actually do anything? The Week took a look at the injuries the robbers sustained throughout the movie and asked a medical expert to see what kind of damage the traps would have had.


Crazy Men Busted Rigging Trail With Deadly Medieval Booby Traps

A US Forest Service Officer on foot patrol along a popular trail in Utah made a shocking discovery over the weekend. A couple of crazy men rigged the entrances to a rudimentary shelter with booby traps. People could have died.


Blow Victims Away with Mentos and Coke Booby Trap

That sound you are hearing is thousands of people screaming after falling for this Mentos and Diet Coke booby trap. And the sound you will hear soon will be the screams of the people who did the traps, as the joke victims beat the crap out of them. [Instructables]


Homemade Conan the Barbarian Booby Trap Almost Stabs Verizon Agent to Death

Long Island is a dangerous place, filled with bad accents and crazy people wandering around, like Verizon technicians. Eric Stetz knows mere deadbolts won’t keep them out. No, you’ve gotta get medieval, Conan the Barbarian style. So he built a booby trap out of a massive knife, crutch and elastic trip-cord to poke intruders in the head. To death. Like the Verizon guy scheduled to visit his apartment.


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