The Weirdest Weapons Ever Invented

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


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.”