"Sir, regular duct tape wasn't working, sir!"
"... Send in Big Bertha... God help us all..."
If you have spent any time on this site, you'd well know that DIY attempts can go very, very wrong. But hey, at least we have some statistics and only 40% of men are doomed to complete fixing failure.
The study of 2,000 men found most lack the ability to carry out tasks such as tiling walls, fitting a carpet or changing taps. Even unblocking a sink or toilet leaves 49 per cent completely stumped. Chris Burke, of tradesmen recommendation service RatedPeople.com, said: 'Those who assume most men can turn their hand to basic tasks such as drilling a few holes to fit a curtain rail are wrong.
Deviant Artist Midnight Angel put together an arm blade stylized after the ones used in the Assassin's Creed video game series. Using a drawer opening mechanism, a spring for a screen door, and a throwing knife, the weapon works surprisingly smoothly. The full instructions are on Angel's page, and you can see it in action below.