Educated Earth // Videos - Tech & Gadgets - Next-Generation Protective Gear
User:
Pass:
Remember Me
Forgot Pass Register

Our educational work is entirely supported by people like you. Your donations directly add new exhibits and new features to the website, and even helps us open the Prehistoria Natural History Center!




eXTReMe Tracker

Videos / Tech & Gadgets / Next-Generation Protective Gear







Next-Generation Protective Gear

Next-Generation Protective Gear
D3o is a flexible and malleable lightweight material, but when subjected to abrupt force the molecules rapidly lock up. This rapid rigidity allows for strong shock-absorption properties and is already being used to make sporting equipment.


  • Currently 2.85/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 2.8 / 5 (956 votes)
Posted by pdpete on February 27, 2011
Hits: 4050

More Videos

World's Largest Blue Whale Colony
World's Largest Blue Whale Colony
Type: Life On Earth
Fangtooth in the Abyss
Fangtooth in the Abyss
Type: Biology & Medicine
Extreme Diet Coke and Mentos Experiment
Extreme Diet Coke and Mentos Experiment
Type: Physics & Chemistry
Motorcyclist Rescues A Calf
Motorcyclist Rescues A Calf
Type: Making A Difference
Soyuz Docks At The Space Station
Soyuz Docks At The Space Station
Type: Astronomy
Beating Heart Cell
Beating Heart Cell
Type: Biology & Medicine
Earth Seen From Space
Earth Seen From Space
Type: Astronomy
Free Will
Free Will
Type: Miscellaneous
How Fluorescent Tubes Are Made
How Fluorescent Tubes Are Made
Type: Tech & Gadgets
How The LHC Works
How The LHC Works
Type: Earth Sciences
Radioactive Container Testing
Radioactive Container Testing
Type: Tech & Gadgets
How To Perform a Coronary Bypass
How To Perform a Coronary Bypass
Type: Biology & Medicine
Longterm Projection of the Oil Spill
Longterm Projection of the Oil Spill
Type: Earth Sciences
Why Can't We Grow New Body Parts?
Why Can't We Grow New Body Parts?
Type: Biology & Medicine
Humans Can Fly!
Humans Can Fly!
Type: Earth Sciences

Comments

Posted by Tibor on February 27, 2011 at 8:04 pm
Revolutionary! All seriousness aside, my most favorite piece of protective gear is the helmet.
"We find ourselves engaging in skull cracking activities and instead of stopping these activities we produce the helmet - to protect the brain which is so poorly functioning" Jerry Seinfeld.
User: Pass: Remember Me

To comment on this item, please login or register.


Warning: Unknown: Your script possibly relies on a session side-effect which existed until PHP 4.2.3. Please be advised that the session extension does not consider global variables as a source of data, unless register_globals is enabled. You can disable this functionality and this warning by setting session.bug_compat_42 or session.bug_compat_warn to off, respectively in Unknown on line 0