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Researchers use lasers to weld spider silk to kevlar

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Spider silk has some amazing material properties, so there’s lots of enthusiasm for the prospect of using it to make something useful. Unfortunately, spiders aren’t domesticated, and attempts to make the silk proteins in other organisms haven’t been entirely successful. 611 more words

Technology

The Best British Motorcycle Jeans

Can’t find a pair of motorcycle jeans that you love as much as your Levi’s? No problem, because Hood Jeans have you covered.

A normal pair of denim jeans doesn’t offer much in the way of protection for motorcyclists. 211 more words

Motorcycle News

What is your kayak made of?

Whether you are just using your kayak for fun (recreation), fishing or competition you need to know what it is made of, as this can affect its performance. 181 more words

More than 1,400 federal agents are wearing expired body armour: lawmaker

By Devlin Barrett

WASHINGTON — More than 1,400 law enforcement officers with the U.S. Marshals Service are wearing expired body armour, despite months of internal warnings, according to documents obtained by the Senate Judiciary Committee. 799 more words

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Cover Vs. Original: Pennsylvania Hard-Rockers Kevlar Covers "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry featuring Juicy J!

Pennsylvania hard rock band KEVLAR have just signed with CB Entertainment for representation. With that, launching a brand new music video. The hard-hitting rendition of… 320 more words