Behold the GalacTac Project, an armor prototype being designed by AR5000 that happens to look just a tad like everyone’s favorite Star Wars bounty hunter. But look fast.
Did you know that Chrysler built more than 25 percent of America’s tanks during World War II? And in addition to tanks and trucks too, it even helped arm the Allied Powers’ mighty warships. You can learn more about the Chrysler “Arsenal of Democracy” in this new film.
Dallas was rocked late Friday night by a brazen attack on a police headquarters. An assailant opened fire on the building and planted at least one improvised explosive device before escaping. During the chase, it became clear that the shooter was not in a common vehicle, but a dark painted up-armored van. Details…
The Vikings were responsible for crafting some weapons that smiths still look back on with admiration today — but did that ingenuity extend to also building something capable of stopping those weapons? Yes, but it might not look exactly as you imagined.
Readers of George R.R. Martin's novels will be excited to see the legendary Sand Snakes appearing on Game of Thrones this spring. But some people's enthusiasm was slightly tempered when the first set photos of the Sand Snakes appeared, revealing... armor with nipples. Costume designer Michele Clapton says this was a…
BlizzCon was this past weekend in Anaheim, and fans of Blizzard's games and other game franchises descended on SoCal to celebrate their greatest heroes and inspirations. Which involved a LOT of incredible armor and painstaking recreations of weapons. Check out some of our favorites from BlizzCon below.
To build a better form of armor, a group of chemists have created a molecule that looks like a six-pointed "Star of David." When millions of these molecules knit themselves together, the result could become the lightest, strongest shielding the world has ever known.
Archaeologists working near Omsk in Siberia have discovered a complete suit of bone armor that likely belonged to an elite warrior. Found in near perfect condition, the unique armor dates back to the Bronze Age.
Barbie's costumes over the years haven't always seemed particularly functional, but this new set of 3D printed armor seems appropriately battle ready.
These are by Andrew Kanounov. And while it would obviously require a ton of time, measurements, and money to get one, don't you just wish you could?
It's horribly impractical for ladies to wear bikini armor while leaving their midsections exposed...or is it? Artist Stjepan Sejic reveals the "truth" behind half-naked women warriors.
This suit of armor is sure not just to protect your body but also to intimidate your opponents, pairing its hardened leather pieces with that creepy Joker's grin.
We know that skimpy armor that shows off a woman's cleavage is rather impractical for combat and that sculpted "boob plate" armor can be a hazard to your health, but on occasions that women did don armor in medieval Europe, what kind of armor did they actually wear? And is shapely, feminine armor a modern convention,…
This German helmet, from the mid-16th century, has a rather unusual adornment on its mask. Was the wearer known as the Cock Knight?
It's a dream come true for anyone who has ever spent an evening at the Renaissance Faire wishing that they could wear the pretty dresses AND the awesome armor. We utterly love this fashion spread from designer Pinkabsinthe.
1,000 years ago, when men strapped themselves into full-body suits of armor and began hitting at each other with swords, it was war. Today, it's entertainment. The Polska Liga Walk Rycerskich is essentially the Polish version of SCA but with real (albeit dull) swords, and it is even more insane that you can imagine.
We've seen a ton of Iron Man 3 concept art before — but we didn't see the concepts from suit designer extraordinaire Phil Saunders... until now. Saunders finally released some designs for Tony Stark's cutting-edge armors, and they are glorious.
People often think that superheroes look dumb in tights, and that armor looks more realistic. These people are often wrong, and we have the entire decade of the '90s as proof. For 10 years Marvel and DC traded in characters' traditional garb for ridiculous, over-designed armors which offered more shame than…
Whether on the battlefield or just in a parade, humans aren't the only animals who need to don a defensive layer. These suits of armor were made for fighting animals, from horses to dogs, and they are as stately as they are adorable.
If your guinea pig routinely dashes off into armed combat (or just likes the look of scale mail), you might want to outfit him or her in this handsome suit of armor, perfect for rolly-polly rodents.