Origami Bulletproof Shield

Brigham Young University (BYU) mechanical engineers have created an origami-inspired, lightweight bulletproof shield that can protect law enforcement from gunfire. The new ballistic barrier is made of 12 layers of Kevlar and can be folded compactly when not in use, making it easier to transport and deploy. When expanded it can provide cover for police… Continue reading Origami Bulletproof Shield

Samsung Galaxy Stops Bullet And Saves Owner’s Life

A drunken Chinese man who was shot at point-blank range in a restaurant survived because the bullet wedged in his smartphone that was in his shirt pocket. Han Peng, 47, was with friends in the northern Taiwanese city of Hsinchu when he got into a fight with another customer and was fired at. The situation quickly… Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Stops Bullet And Saves Owner’s Life