The Weirdest Weapons Ever Invented

Not every good weapon involves explosions or sharp edges—just ask the deadly Bulgarian Umbrella.

The Weirdest Weapons Ever Invented

Welcome to DSC Original Content’s biweekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, discover the unlikely history of the Bat Bomb; find out why the Department of Homeland Security’s “puke-light” never got off the ground; and learn about the failed Nazi super-weapon known only as “Dr. Zippermeyer’s Whirlwind Cannon.”