|I have come for John Connor.|
Well, maybe that is its only function, but that doesn't mean it can't do a lot of other really neat things as well. For starters, let's talk about the power this sucker's packin'. High PSI CO2 tanks are used to power the shot, so that means it could probably blow a body part off if handled incorrectly -- but for some reason, that just makes it seem even cooler.
The madness doesn't stop there. The cannon can track your movements, which means that no matter where you try to run, it will find you. Doesn't even matter if you flick the light switch on it, because it can see in the dark, too. Yup, it has the advantage over puny, feeble humans even in pitch black darkness.
How does it do all this? Using the Kinect, of course! Yup, that little video game accessory is starting to look a lot more like a DIY tool. Speaking of DIY, you can build an awesome t-shirt cannon yourself, thanks to Microsoft's Steven Edouard and his open source code. I would advise, though, that you think a bit about what it will entail, safety-wise, and whether or not you're up to the challenge.
Always be safe, kids! [/afterschoolspecial]