Mikail Kalashnikov (RIP) has recently been quoted as writing to a Russian Orthodox priest, expressing his remorse at having invented a weapon which has claimed the lives of more people than any other in history.
He said that he would have liked to invent something more useful instead, like - for instance - a lawn mower.
Here is an ordinary lawnmower receiving some attention from the entire magazine of an AK 47 set to fully automatic, filmed quite a few years before Comrade Kalashnikov's death:
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