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New Nanofiber Is Tougher Than Kevlar and Stretches 7 Times Its Length

Bullet-proof protection may be about to get more bullet proof. A team of researchers has created a new kind of nanofiber that can extend to seven …

Key smartphone ‘ingredients’ could soon run out

Some of the metals that are critical for making newer technologies—like smartphones, infrared optics, and medical imaging—may be extremely difficult …

Precision rifles to subcompacts: 3 crowd-pleasers from SHOT Show

Greetings from SHOT Show 2015! After a day on the range and another on the show floor, I’ve rounded up a list of my favorite firearms thus</b> …

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Revealed: the terrifying 9ft-long crocodile which walked like a human

US scientists say they have discovered fossils of the ‘Carolina butcher’, a pre-dinosaur beast with sharp teeth<p>Scientists have unearthed fossils in the United States of a big land-dwelling crocodile that lived about 231 million years ago, walked on its hind legs and was a top land predator right …

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Guide to Land Navigation with Military Grid Reference System

The ability to navigate terrain with a map and compass is a skill-set that’s become lost in recent years due to technological advances like GPS and …

Brown's mother screams, sobs over grand jury decision

ST. LOUIS - As the world discussed the implications of Michael Brown's death, his mother sat alone in a plush hotel room full of people, silent, stoic and staring at her phone as she awaited word from the grand jury.<p>When the word came, attorney Benjamin Crump fielded the phone call. "The jury was …

Snow keeps falling; flooding hits as New England battles blizzard

<i>Are you in the storm's path? Please share your images with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Sgt. Jennifer Bruno knew the blizzard battering New England might be brutal.<p>So as the storm hit, she spent Monday night at a friend's house. When she returned to her coastal home in Marshfield, …

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