Defending Your Castle

Jun 17, 2014

Category: Entertainment

Whether it’s termites, trick-or-treaters, or the most insidious of all invaders, the mother-in-law, our homes are constantly under assault. But what if things got serious? Like, really serious. Would you know how to fend off an onslaught by Attila and the Huns, Ragnar and the Vikings, Alexander and the Greeks, Genghis Khan and the Mongols, or Tamerlane and the Tartars?

Defending Your Castle: Build Catapults, Crossbows, Moats, Bulletproof Shields, and More Defensive Devices to Fend Off the Invading Hordes is a very long title for a pretty short book (176 pages) by author William Gurstelle, and as you can guess, it’s all about showing you how to protect your home from any unsavory types who’ve watched The Purge too many times. We’re not sure how the authorities will feel about the arsenal of ancient artillery and fortifications on your lawn, but it’s better to ask forgiveness than permission. [Purchase]

More From Entertainment

This Luminox x Bear Grylls Watch Was Made from Recycled Ocean Plastic

Help save the world by being ready to save yourself.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner

These Form-Fitting Joggers Boast A Breathable Four-Way Stretch Construction

A calculated pair of warmup pants for the gym or lounging at home.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Marvel’s ‘WandaVision’ Blends Classic TV Nostalgia With Mind-Bending Super Thrills

A deep dive into one of the MCU's most mysterious duos.

Posted By

Sep 21, 2020

Featured Image

Disney+ Thrills With Action-Packed Trailer For Season 2 Of ‘The Mandalorian’

Mando and Baby Yoda return for even more interstellar adventure.

Posted By

Sep 15, 2020

Featured Image

Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Is A Star-Studded Otherworldly Sci-Fi Action Epic

A stunning remake from the 'Blade Runner 2049' director.

Posted By

Sep 10, 2020

Featured Image

The 15 Best Automotive YouTube Channels

Profiling the best motorsport content creators on the online streaming platform.

Posted By

Sep 3, 2020