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Science | Military | Soldiers

Ever wondered what it's like to be a soldier? This section defines the people, technology and science used to equip soldiers. Articles here range from the technology of war and military snipers to gas masks and body armor.


Do gamers make good soldiers?

 Do gamers make good soldiers?

Whether or not gamers make good soldiers is explained in this article. Find out if gamers make good soldiers. See more »

How are terror alert levels determined?

 How are terror alert levels determined?

Terror alerts are one way governments try to fight terrorism. Learn how terror alerts work, if they're effective and what the different levels mean. See more »

How The Citadel Works

 How The Citadel Works

The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is a college that differs from many others. Learn about The Citadel and the education it offers. See more »

Top 10 Game-changing Military Technologies

 Top 10 Game-changing Military Technologies

These 10 game-changing technologies changed war and history as we know it. Learn which 10 game-changing technologies made our list. See more »

Why do I have to join the French Foreign Legion under an assumed name?

 Why do I have to join the French Foreign Legion under an assumed name?

The French Foreign Legion is a French mercenary unit that bills itself as the school of second chance. Learn more about the French Foreign Legion. See more »

How Transparent Aluminum Armor Works

 How Transparent Aluminum Armor Works

Transparent aluminum armor can stop armor-piercing bullets that travel miles. See how transparent aluminum armor works and why you can see through it. See more »

How Game Theory Works

 How Game Theory Works

Game theory introduction coincided with advances in economy and warfare. Read about game theory introduction and how it changed the way we wage war and bets. See more »

Was there a covert CIA prison system?

 Was there a covert CIA prison system?

A CIA prison system stretched across the globe in countries like Thailand and Afghanistan. Read more about the CIA prison system and its covert operations. See more »

When is torture legal?

 When is torture legal?

Is torture legal? This is a question that has been debated. Read more to learn about when torture is legal. See more »

What are the 10 most prevalent forms of torture and why?

 What are the 10 most prevalent forms of torture and why?

The most prevalent forms of torture have been identified in a book by the CODESRIA organization. Learn about the most prevalent forms of torture. See more »