A man named Jack Streat (his name alone is badass) has created a fully functional 'LEGO Sniper Rifle,' a toy block gun that actually works.
With the ability to shoot LEGO bricks, the LEGO Sniper Rifle is modeled after a Lee Enfield Sniper Rifle and can actually shoot the bricks accurately a few feet away. If you are skeptical, watch the video to see the LEGO Sniper Rifle in action--you won't be disappointed!
Implications - This mix of innocence and violence is very popular in the artist community right now. Ultimately, this is a very modern form of satirical art that speaks to a generation of consumers who feel that the availability of news surrounding global poverty has robbed them of their innocence.
The LEGO Sniper Rifle is a Fully Functional Weapon
Katherinev123 — June 14, 2010 — Life-Stages
References: geekologie & gearfuse