Television will never do what a newspaper can

10 July 2007

Proof is finally here that the word is well and truly mightier than the sword. Boing Boing has a piece on the Milwall Brick, an improvised weapon made out of—yes!—an ordinary newspaper.

Developed as a “stealth weapon” by football hooligans in the 1960s and ’70s who found the police confiscating everything they brought to a ground, the Brick is made of sheet of a newspaper (preferably broadsheet!), which are rolled and folded to create a handle and a rounded end at the fold.

Say what you will, television will be able to do many things, but it can’t be folded into a weapon?

Read the full article here: How to make a weapon out of a newspaper

Picture courtesy: Boing Boing

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