tanks

Like the “girls + guns = win” formula I talk about, adding animals and guns is also usually pretty good.

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A ballet for men is a ballet with Tanks. “The Invincible and the Legendary,” a theatrical performance directed by the president of the national ballet academia (which includes the world-famous Bolshoi Theater), debuted at The First International Forum Engineering Technologies 2010. It featured “dancing” tanks in a coordinated, and often, bizarre display.

Full story on Popular Mechanics’ website – HERE

Pretty cool.  Serious lack of explosions though, so I lost interest at about the one minute mark.

Needs more BOOMSTICK!

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Researchers at the University of South Carolina, collaborating with others from China and Switzerland, drastically increased the toughness of a T-shirt by combining the carbon in the shirt’s cotton with boron – the third hardest material on earth. The result is a lightweight shirt reinforced with boron carbide, the same material used to protect tanks.

Full Story – HERE

Pretty cool, although even if the bullet could no long go “through” you, you’d still die from having your shirt pushed a few inches into your chest.  Damn that would be painful!

More information on Boron Carbide – HERE

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