Books [Roundup]

Tweet The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook (9780811861366): Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht: Books Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations (Exam Prep (Jones & Bartlett Publishers)) (9780763728533): Ben A. Hirst: Books US Army Survival Manual: FM 21-76 (9789562914475): Department of Defense: Books Wilderness Medicine, Beyond First Aid, 5th Edition (9780762704903): William Forgey: Books How To […]

The Clandestine Operation that led to Osama’s Death

Tweet At some time in the early morning yesterday, under cover of darkness, a team of U.S. Special Forces soldiers and CIA operators executed a raid on a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, with the goal of eliminating notorious al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. The mission was a success; U.S. President Barack Obama announced last night […]

How to Survive an Explosion

Tweet Action movies often depict heroes nonchalantly walking away from tremendous explosions. While it might make for good entertainment, the truth is that you most likely wouldn’t be in any condition to walk away from a Hollywood-size explosion. Io9 looks at how explosions work, and why they can be so deadly. They also offer a […]

88 Tricks and Tools of James Bond: Part 3 [How to Be Bond]

Tweet Previously, I explored the many tricks, tips and tools of Jason Bourne, and the tricks, tips and tools of James Bond (part 1 and 2) . Now, let’s continue with exploring the tricks, tips and tools of James Bond, part 3. This article will delve into the tips, tricks and gadgets of James Bond’s […]

Security In-a-Box

Tweet Security in-a-box is a project that provides various resources for enhancing your security and privacy both on and offline. The site contains a how-to booklet and a number of hands-on guides for using free software such as TrueCrypt, Tor, Eraser, and more to strengthen your digital security. Security in-a-box is a collaborative effort of […]

Bulletproof Books, Dragon Skin, and Circus Acts [Link Roundup]

Tweet The Secrets Behind Popular Circus Acts – Neatorama This Wall Hook Spy Cam Might Actually Fool Some People Which Novels of 2010 Can Stop a Bullet? – Neatorama Dragon Skin body armor gains piezoelectric sensors, keeps bullet-stopping abilities – Engadget ThinkGeek :: Micro Sonic Grenade Secret Service Replacing Scale Models With Game-Based Training-Gamasutra The Real ‘CSI’: […]