weapons
We Slashed and Stabbed a Kevlar Vest to See if it’s Assassin Proof 

Thanks to Batman, Daredevil, and a slew of other grim looking dudes with a desire to punch people, Kevlar has a reputation for being amazing body armour. But real Kevlar body armour tends to be super thick, bulky, and limited to torso protection. For a less chunky option, there’s Walls outdoor wear, which uses Kevlar weaved in with traditional fabrics to make it more durable. Read More >>

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Batteries Made With Bulletproof Kevlar Fibres May Never Explode

One of the most common reasons that batteries explode and catch fire — like on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner — is because over time small conductive pathways grow inside the battery's inner structure that eventually cause it to short out with disastrous results. But Nicholas Kotov, a professor at the University of Michigan, and Siu On Tung, a PhD student, may have come up with a solution to the problem using bulletproof kevlar nanofibres. Read More >>

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This is What Space Debris Does to the Kevlar Skins of Spacecraft

Gravity wasn't too far off the mark. You're looking through a hole, made by simulated space debris, in the reinforced Kevlar–Nextel fabric that makes up the outer skin of European Space Agency spacecraft. Read More >>

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A Backpack Made of Kevlar Could Protect You In a War Zone

In the UK most of us are lucky enough to have never lived in a combat zone or area of extreme violence where our personal safety is always at risk. But this backpack was designed for that scenario. The Rhino Skin pack is made of Kevlar and is meant to protect vital organs against flying debris created by an explosion. Read More >>

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The Moto X Might Have a 4.5-Inch Screen and a Back Made from Kevlar

Motorola and Google both don't even care about keeping the Moto X a secret, plastering it on its August 1st announcement invitation and letting Eric Schmidt bandy around with the thing, so hey, don't be surprised if a few details of the phone leaks. The Verge and @evleaks are reporting that the Moto X will have a 4.5-inch display, dual-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon processor, 2GB of RAM and a 10-megapixel camera. Oh, and a back shell made from Kevlar. Read More >>

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This Bike Made from Kevlar and Fibreglass Might Be the Fastest Bike Ever

It doesn't even look like a bike, but according to the wild mind of world-renowned cyclist Graeme Obree, it might be the fastest bike ever. Made from kevlar and fibreglass, the Beastie will be used at the World Human Powered Speed Challenge where Obree wants to break the world record of 82.8 mph. 83 miles per hour on that thing! Read More >>

lightning review
Motorola Droid RAZR Lightning Review: Faster, Thinner, Prettier—Like a Supermodel In a Rocket

Bearing no other similarity to the original RAZR line-up other than its name, the Droid RAZR is not just the world's thinnest smartphone. It's fast, with an incredibly-crisp screen. It's also made from kevlar, but unless you're planning on shooting it, that's hardly the selling feature. It will also run Ice Cream Sandwich. Read More >>