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 seems like something out of Halo, but this new futuristic soldier helmet discovered by KitUp! is now being tested by the US Army. Called the Helmet Electronics and Display System-Upgradeable Protection, it's a modular variation of the current head gear, with face-protective 9mm plating and Heads Up Display powered…
If you love the convenience of the hands-free, dual beverage drinking hat, but you prefer tankards to plastic cups, Instructables user DucttapeNinja explains how to convert an ordinary drinking helmet into a medieval helm worthy of a true beer guzzling warrior.
Predators aren't all that concerned with blending in with human society (why blend in when you can cloak yourself?), but if one was looking for a bit of the steampunk aesthetic, it might don this metallic helmet.
All winged insects look more or less the same: a main thorax that's split into three segments, two legs on each segment, and four wings. But there's one exception, and it's spectacularly weird. Meet the massive "helmets" of treehopper insects.