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Is Titanium Basically Bulletproof?

Titanium is strong and super light and has a cool name but is it bulletproof? Demolition Ranch tries to puncture a hole in a 1 1/4-inch thick titanium plate by shooting different caliber bullets and guns at it and the results are pretty impressive. The titanium plate can withstand little pellet guns all the way up to…

An Auto-Inflating Bulletproof Vest Will Do Anything To Keep You Alive An Auto-Inflating Bulletproof Vest Will Do Anything To Keep You Alive

In the movies you see people falling into water after getting shot all the time. But apparently that also happens often enough in real life for someone to develop a bulletproof vest with an auto-inflating air bladder to keep someone afloat if they’re injured or unconscious.

Is the indestructible hockey puck bullet proof?

Adamantium aside, the hockey puck is the strongest material on Earth. That’s only a little bit of an exaggeration since we’ve seen it survive liquid nitrogen, take on the vaunted red hot nickel ball and even put up a respectable fight against thermite. But is the puck bulletproof? Should we just wear hockey puck…

This Bullet-Proof Briefcase Unfolds Into a Personal Shield This Bullet-Proof Briefcase Unfolds Into a Personal Shield

A laptop bag can protect all of your electronics as you bump into other passengers on a crowded subway, or simply get caught in the rain. But the MTS Multi-Threat Shield briefcase goes much way further than that—it can also protect you from gunshots, knives, and even physical attacks when unfurled into a three-foot…

This anti-bullet wall can stop bullets from penetrating and ricocheting

Somehow a wall filled with these hard ceramic balls is bulletproof. It stops bullets from penetrating through the wall and even prevents bullets from ricocheting off the wall too. It's basically the best shield against a gun we have.

The $3.2 Million Bulletproof, Diamond-Studded Suit With a Built-In A/C The $3.2 Million Bulletproof, Diamond-Studded Suit With a Built-In A/C

A bulletproof, air-conditioned, diamond-covered, $3.2 million suit? Even James Bond would drool over this. Not that it would matter; it's also waterproof. Naturally.

A Backpack Made Of Kevlar Could Protect You In A War Zone A Backpack Made Of Kevlar Could Protect You In A War Zone

In the U.S. 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…

So It's Come To This: Bulletproof School Uniforms So It's Come To This: Bulletproof School Uniforms

Tragedies like the events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School have certainly given parents reasons to worry about their children's safety. But is this really necessary? A Colombian company claims to have created a line of kid's clothing and school uniforms made from the same fabrics and technology found…

This $6,000 Bullet-Proof Attaché Will Keep Your Documents Way Safer Than They Probably Need To Be This $6,000 Bullet-Proof Attaché Will Keep Your Documents Way Safer Than They Probably Need To Be

Say you've got some really important documents—like the meaning of life scrawled on a napkin, or a viable method of time travel in the margins of a newspaper—and someone really wants to shoot them for some reason, like a bunch of times, with a gun. You better hope they're in the Tegra-Lite Bulletproof Attaché.

Bulletproof iPad Case Still Won't Stop the Tablet's Biggest Threat: Fingerprints Bulletproof iPad Case Still Won't Stop the Tablet's Biggest Threat: Fingerprints

If you find yourself living in a wartorn part of the world—dodging gunfire and errant shrapnel all hours of the day—a bulletproof iPad case might not seem like overkill. But for the majority of iPad users, this resilient case does nothing to protect the tablet from more immediate and pressing daily threats.

This is bullet-proof human skin - made from spider silk and goat milk. Yes, really. This is bullet-proof human skin - made from spider silk and goat milk. Yes, really.

Jalila Essaidi is testing the limits of human endurance, and it starts by having to milk spider-goats. Spider goats are otherwise innocent-looking goats that have been genetically engineered to produce milk packed with the protein made in spider's silk. (There is no definitive proof that this also gives them a…

The Army Didn't Bother Testing 5 Million Bulletproof Body Plates The Army Didn't Bother Testing 5 Million Bulletproof Body Plates

When you're in a warzone, it's nice to take the slightest comfort in knowing that someone tested the armor you have strapped to your chest, crotch, and arms. But according to a new Pentagon report, the Army botched it hard.

A Brief History of Bulletproof A Brief History of Bulletproof

Kevlar. The world is lousy with this stuff: from body armor to tires to shoelaces; from to suspension bridges to the Ove Glove. But when Kevlar was invented 45 years ago, it didn't look like something that could save a life. It looked like a mistake.

Determined Bank Robber Proves That "Bulletproof" Doesn't Mean "Axe-Proof" Determined Bank Robber Proves That "Bulletproof" Doesn't Mean "Axe-Proof"

Let's say you really, really need to rob a bank, like in under four minutes. But there's all this pesky bulletproof glass between you and the terrified tellers! If you can relate, take a tip from this industrious Chinese bank robber, who understands that "bulletproof" glass doesn't mean you can't axe the bejeezus…

The Bulletproof Clipboard: For When Secret Santa Goes Very, Very Wrong The Bulletproof Clipboard: For When Secret Santa Goes Very, Very Wrong

I don't know what your office holiday party is like (I would if you invited me!), but around here a bulletproof clipboard would have made caroling with coworkers a whole lot less terrifying.

Bulletproof Custard: Liquid Armor That Can Stop Bullets Bulletproof Custard: Liquid Armor That Can Stop Bullets

When it comes to bulletproof material, I think of strong, dense objects like concrete and really thick glass. I've never thought of liquids. But British scientists have, and they say liquid armor is better than ordinary Kevlar.

Bulletproof polo shirt is perfect for the casual spy Bulletproof polo shirt is perfect for the casual spy

Bulletproof vests are handy life-saving devices, but they tend to clash with khakis and leather sandals. For the spy who wants bullet-stopping technology with a more casual look, one clothing manufacturer offers the bulletproof polo shirt.

Thodio A-Box Bulletproof Speakers Are Perfect For Your Bunker Thodio A-Box Bulletproof Speakers Are Perfect For Your Bunker

Back in 2007, Thodio made the lovingly hand-crafted iBox speakers. But you know what? That was then. In today's rough and tumble world, your iPod needs speakers wrought with freakin kevlar. Welcome, survivalists, to the Thodio A-Box.

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Woman's Hair Weave May Have Stopped Bullet Woman's Hair Weave May Have Stopped Bullet

Say what? A Kansas City woman with a tight weave gets shot at by her boyfriend through a car window. Later, the cops find a spent bullet in her hair. Did the hair stop it?

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