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(From South China Morning Post)
Google for "booby traps" and you get: a) an insane eBay ad saying: "Great deals on booby traps shop on eBay and save!"; and b) a website about bras and lingerie.
But the booby traps I refer to are neither sold on eBay, like other junk, nor used to flatter the female form. These booby traps are used to maim and terrify.
Booby traps of the destructive kind must rank among the vilest phenomena boffins have inflicted on us. Often triggered by a tripwire, a booby trap may blast the victim with shrapnel, fire a shotgun or just vibrate audibly.
Some traps consist simply of a tin can rigged up like a bell that …