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How Liquid Body Armor Works

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One of the newest types of body armor is both flexible and lightweight. Learn whyliquid body armor has the potential to be a good replacement for or supplement to bulkier vests.

How Body Armor Works

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Look at hard body armor and other modern armor technologies to see how they can stop bullets.

How the Future Force Warrior Will Work

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For the battlefield of the future, the U.S. Army is developing an infantry uniform that will provide superhuman strength and much more. Learn how the Future Force Warrior will turn a soldier into an "F-16 on legs."

How Exoskeletons Will Work

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Exoskeletons will allow soldiers to run faster, carry heavier weapons and leap over large obstacles. Learn how these robotic suits will work.

How Blast-resistant Clothing Works

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Blast-resistant clothing protects explosive ordnance disposal technicians and other professionals. Read about jobs that require blast-resistant clothing.

How Magnets Work

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Magnets are objects that produce magnetic fields and attract metals like iron, nickel and cobalt. Learn about magnets, how magnets are made and why magnets stick.

What's an NLOS cannon?

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The NLOS cannon can fire rounds from far away with less collateral damage. Read about NLOS cannon and its role in future military warfare.

Is an ancient sea scorpion the largest bug ever to live on Earth?

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The sea scorpion may have been the largest bug to ever live on the Earth, according to a recent find. Learn more about the giant sea scorpion.

Are humans the smartest animal?

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Are you wondering if humans are the smartest animals? Learn if humans are the smartest animal on earth in this article.

What if you ate uranium?

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If you've eaten a potato lately, then you've probably already ingested some uranium. Learn what would happen if you ate uranium at HowStuffWorks.

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