Somehow, I was expecting more….

 

…something out of Star Trek, maybe.

When Lockheed Fired Its Death Laser at a Pickup Truck, This Happened

Every time a laser blows up a pickup, a science fiction country song gets its twang

*Sigh*

No flying cars, no make it evaporate death rays.

(Yeah, I know that a version of this story was published here yesterday, but this is the dispassionate version without the military-technological cheerleading; when I hear about a death ray, I expect the sumbitch to evaporate it. ¬†Until then, don’t bother me with pictures of holes melted in car hoods.)