15 Incredible Photos Of Things Cut In Half


A typical time-delayed grenade is used to kill, maim, or displace enemy personnel. Since World War I, most grenades use a chemical delay mechanism, which gives the thrower two to seven seconds to lob the grenade before it explodes.

Colt M1911

The Colt M1911 was the standard issue sidearm for U.S. Military personnel from 1911 to 1983. Its short recoil design was widely imitated and became the standard for many pistols since.

Shanxi Type 17 Chinese Handgun

The Shanxi 17 is actually an unauthorized copy of the German-designed Mauser C96. If this gun looks familiar, perhaps it’s because the prop designers for Star Wars used it as a base for Han Solo’s blaster pistol.