A lot of brainpower goes into designing weapons of war. Unfortunately, in a complicated situation, brainpower is a terrible substitute for testing. Here are some of the ingenious weapons of war that were great on paper and terrible in practice.
Yesterday we posted photos of what appeared to be a sniper's nest in Lucas Oil Field, home of the Super Bowl, but were at a loss for the pictures' provenance. They're real, and they're basically an ad for the tripod.
Some photos with no backstory are making the rounds, showing what appears to be an Indianapolis police sniper checking out his post in the rafters of Lucas Oil Stadium in the hours or days before the Super Bowl, a post that would be manned when the game began. Yes, we know there's nothing surprising about trained…