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Tutorial: How to ID Soft Body Armor Materials

Well, you asked, I listened. With all the mail volume I get, this single request was the most common. Thanks everyone for their patience, I have been extremely busy of late with travel, testing, evals, and even a tiny little bit of personal life. 787 more words

The Ancient Greeks Invented Kevlar Over 2 Millennia Ago

In 356-323 B.C. Alexander the Great of Macedon conquered almost the entire known world by military force. Surprisingly, not much is known about how he did it! 214 more words

Classic Hacks

Palm Spraydeck for Sale

FOR SALE: PALM KEVLAR RAND SPRAYDECK ROTO 5

Superb condition spraydeck, hardly used. The label inside the waist has not rubbed away at all, which gives an impression of how new it is! 128 more words

Kayaking

How not to get killed by an alien

I have been less than assiduous about posting daily, as I have always undertaken to do. There are good reasons for this, but I’ll not bore you. 735 more words

Cats

Thinking Out Of The Box – May Be Just What You Need

Thinking Out Of The Box – May Be Just What You Need – unless you are a cat some of their best thinking is done while they are in their box. 346 more words

Geneva 2014: Aston Martin shows off trio of special editions

GENEVA – With no all-new models here in Geneva to debut, Britain’s boutique Aston Martin used the Swiss show to show off a trio of special editions: the Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 and the Carbon White and Carbon Black editions of its larger DB9. 149 more words

Cars And Car Design

Body Armor: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Part II

And so it was that a great need was upon the land. With projectiles achieving higher velocities, and greater penetration, Nylon just was not cutting the mustard. 599 more words

Body Armor The Good The Bad And The Ugly