I both want one and am terrified to ever handle one.Built with the blue-laser diode of a dismantled Casio projector, the $200 Spyder III Pro Arctic is the world's most powerful portable laser. It can permanently blind you and set your skin-or anything else, really-on fire almost instantly.
"With greater power comes the need for greater responsibility." That's actually what Wicked Lasers, the mad geniuses behind the Spyder III, wrote to us in an email describing this terrifying piece of technology. They wanted to make one thing very clear: this is not merely a laser pointer, and it's certainly not a toy. What it is, really, is a weapon.