"Well for one, lately there's been a lot of research with biological weapons, which are illnesses they can make in a lab, and then they can release them in the open, making people sick. Of course there are also Planes, which can throw a bomb from high up in the air, and travel from England to china in hours, some of them so fast they can travel the world in under a day.
Another thing they use as weapons are Tasers, which are little boxes that have lighting inside them, and some of them have a little string, so that when you press a button, a piece of metal attached to the string throws lightning at you. And then you're left on the ground moving uncontrollably for some minutes... And it's really really painful."
She drank some more water. "There are also computers, everyone has a computer, and they're like having millions and millions of books in one."
She kept searching for something in her backpack. " and with them, you can send someone a letter in seconds, and you can talk to people who are millions of miles away, and you can watch videos, which are like moving pictures on newspapers except they last a lot longer and have sound, and you can make music with them... I didn't bring my computer because there's no internet in hogwarts."
edited 20th Dec '10 6:35:21 AM by Faramir