Maker Faire

A Libyan man tries to remove a cannon from a part of a tank, belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, with plans to reuse it, in the western Libyan city of Misrata, on June 7, 2011. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra) (via the Big Picture)

Every year various events that celebrate the ingenuity of tinkerers splash all over the blogoshpere, and we all compete to congratulate each other for our cleverness at correctly appreciating somebody’s steampunk insulated PBR Messenger bag. Which is nice. 

But literally turning the tools of the oppressor into the weapons of your liberation is some next level DIY shit.  View the whole series of pictures including pickup truck housed anti aircraft missile launchers at the link above.  

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