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Abigail Jillian "Abby" Sunderland (born October 19, 1993) is an American former sailor who, in 2010, unsuccessfully attempted to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world.
Adirondack guideboats were built since the early 19th century and evolved from a hunting skiff to today's highly refined design, virtually unchanged since the late 19th century.
The Advanced Bomb Suit (ABS) is a full body ensemble that protects the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) soldier from threats associated with IEDs, including those related to fragmentation, blast overpressure, impact, heat, and flame.
The Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) is the United States Army's current combat helmet, used since the mid-2000s.
The Aerocar Mini-IMP (Independently Made Plane) is a light aircraft designed by Moulton Taylor and marketed for homebuilding by Aerocar International.
Aerogel is a synthetic porous ultralight material derived from a gel, in which the liquid component for the gel has been replaced with a gas.
The AeroVironment FQM-151 Pointer is a small UAV used by the United States Army and Marine Corps for battlefield surveillance.
Agrippa (A Book of the Dead) is a work of art created by science fiction novelist William Gibson, artist Dennis Ashbaugh and publisher Kevin Begos Jr.
The AgustaWestland AW101 is a medium-lift helicopter used in both military and civil applications.
Air France Flight 4590 was an international charter flight from Paris to New York City, on the Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde.
An airline seat is a seat on an airliner in which passengers are accommodated for the duration of the journey.
Airship Industries was a British manufacturers of modern non-rigid airships (blimps) active under that name from 1970 to 1990 and controlled for part of that time by Alan Bond.
The Skyship 500 is a non-rigid airship designed and built in the United Kingdom during the 1980s.
The Airship Industries Skyship 600 is a modern airship, originally designed by British company Airship Industries, further developed by a subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Corporation the type certificate holder is now Skyship Services of Orlando, Florida in the United States.
The Akaflieg Stuttgart FS-31 is a tandem seat, dual control training glider designed and built in Germany in 1980.
The Al-Fahd is an armoured fighting vehicle used by the Armed Forces of Saudi Arabia.
Albany wind farm is a wind power station near Albany, Western Australia, owned by Verve Energy.
The Albastar A1 is a Slovenian mid-wing, T-tailed, single-seat motor glider that was designed by Pavel Potočnik and produced by Albastar Ltd.
Ali Asad Chandia (b. in Lahore, Pakistan) was a third-grade teacher at the Al-Huda School, of Dar-us-Salaam mosque, in College Park, Maryland in the United States.
Americop (Bartholomew Gallows) is a fictional vigilante appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
An amide (or or), also known as an acid amide, is a compound with the functional group RnE(O)xNR′2 (R and R′ refer to H or organic groups).
The AMSOIL Racer, also known as the AMSOIL/Rutan Racer and the Rutan Model 68 Racer, was a race tandem wing plane which was designed by Burt Rutan's Rutan Aircraft Factory, and built and flown by Dan Mortensen.
Animal fibers are natural fibers that consist largely of particular proteins.
Anti-frogman techniques are security methods developed to protect watercraft, ports and installations, and other sensitive resources both in or nearby vulnerable waterways from potential threats or intrusions by frogmen or other divers.
Applebay Sailplanes was an American aircraft manufacturer, founded by George Applebay and based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Applebay Zuni and Zuni II are single-seat, water-ballasted gliders designed to compete in the FAI 15m class.
The Aprilia Tuono is a naked motorcycle manufactured by Aprilia from 2002.
Aramid fibers are a class of heat-resistant and strong synthetic fibers.
Armour (British English or Canadian English) or armor (American English; see spelling differences) is a protective covering that is used to prevent damage from being inflicted to an object, individual or vehicle by direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat, or from damage caused by a potentially dangerous environment or activity (e.g., cycling, construction sites, etc.). Personal armour is used to protect soldiers and war animals.
The Army Aircrew Combat Uniform (A2CU) is a two-piece flight suit in the universal camouflage pattern that offers the soldier protection from flash fires.
The Arrows A11 was a Formula One car with which the Arrows team competed in the and Formula One seasons, and at the start of the season (badged as a Footwork).
Artificial skin is a collagen scaffold that induces regeneration of skin in mammals such as humans.
Asbestos is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals, which all have in common their eponymous asbestiform habit: i.e. long (roughly 1:20 aspect ratio), thin fibrous crystals, with each visible fiber composed of millions of microscopic "fibrils" that can be released by abrasion and other processes.
The Asbestos Mountains is a range of hills in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, stretching south-southwest from Kuruman, where the range is known as the Kuruman Hills, to Prieska.
The Aston Martin AMR1 was a Group C formula racing car developed in 1989 for car manufacturer Aston Martin.
The Aston Martin DB9 is a British grand tourer first shown by Aston Martin at the 2003 Frankfurt Auto Show.
Atmospheric entry is the movement of an object from outer space into and through the gases of an atmosphere of a planet, dwarf planet or natural satellite.
The Audi Quattro is a road and rally car, produced by the German automobile manufacturer Audi, part of the Volkswagen Group.
The Audi V8 (Typ 4C) is a four-door, full-size luxury sedan, built by Audi in Germany from 1988 to 1993, as the company's flagship model.
The B330 (previously known as the Nautilus space complex module and BA 330) is an inflatable space habitat being privately developed by Bigelow Aerospace.
The B57 nuclear bomb was a tactical nuclear weapon developed by the United States during the Cold War.
The B61 nuclear bomb is the primary thermonuclear gravity bomb in the United States Enduring Stockpile following the end of the Cold War.
The B83 thermonuclear weapon is a variable-yield unguided bomb developed by the United States in the late 1970s, entering service in 1983.
A ballistic face mask, also known as facial armor, is a type of personal armor designed to protect the wearer from ballistic threats.
Ballistic nylon is a thick, tough, nylon fabric with several uses.
Baltic Yachts is a shipyard specialized in sailing yachts.
Barefoot running, also called "natural running", is the act of running without footwear.
Barrett Firearms Manufacturing is an American manufacturer of firearms and ammunition located in the unincorporated town of Christiana, Tennessee.
Basalt fiber is a material made from extremely fine fibers of basalt, which is composed of the minerals plagioclase, pyroxene, and olivine.
Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
The Batsuit (or Bat-Suit) is the costume of the fictional superhero Batman, who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics.
The Battle of Mogadishu, or Day of the Rangers (Maalintii Rangers), was part of Operation Gothic Serpent.
A belt is a loop of flexible material used to link two or more rotating shafts mechanically, most often parallel.
A belt-driven bicycle is a chainless bicycle that uses a toothed synchronous belt to transmit power from the pedals to the wheel.
Ben-Hur is a 2016 American epic historical period drama film directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Keith Clarke and John Ridley.
Benoît Marie Rolland (born 12 September 1954 Paris), is a bow maker and musician, currently established in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Bentley State Limousine is an official state car created by Bentley for Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion of her Golden Jubilee in 2002.
A bicycle brake reduces the speed of a bicycle or prevents it from moving.
A bicycle saddle, often called a seat, is one of three contact points on an upright bicycle, the others being the pedals and the handlebars.
A bicycle tire is a tire that fits on the wheel of a bicycle, unicycle, tricycle, quadracycle, bicycle trailer, or trailer bike.
A bicycle wheel is a wheel, most commonly a wire wheel, designed for a bicycle.
Bigelow Aerospace is an American space technology startup company based in North Las Vegas, Nevada, that manufactures and develops expandable space station modules.
Biomimetics or biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.
The Birdy is a folding bicycle designed by Riese und Müller in Germany and produced by Pacific Cycles in Taiwan.
Blast-related ocular trauma comprises a specialized group of penetrating and blunt force injuries to the eye and its structure caused by the detonation of explosive materials.
Blue Devil (Dan Cassidy) is a fictional character, a superhero featured in material published by DC Comics.
Bo-Dyn Bobsled Project, Inc. is a bobsled constructor, founded in 1992 by former NASCAR driver and 1986 Daytona 500 winner Geoff Bodine, to collaborate in the design, manufacture and supply of U.S.-built racing sleds for the United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (USBSF).
Boat building, one of the oldest branches of engineering, is concerned with constructing the hulls of boats and, for sailboats, the masts, spars and rigging.
Body armor/armour, personal armor/armour, suits of armour or coats of armour all refer to protective clothing, designed to absorb and/or deflect slashing, bludgeoning and penetrating attacks by weapons.
A bodyguard (or close protection officer) is a type of security guard or government law enforcement officer or soldier who protects a person or people — usually high-ranking public officials or officers, wealthy people, and celebrities — from danger: generally theft, assault, kidnapping, assassination, harassment, loss of confidential information, threats, or other criminal offences.
The Boeing 757 is a mid-size, narrow-body twin-engine jet airliner that was designed and built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The Boeing 767 is a mid- to large-size, mid- to long-range, wide-body twin-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
A bomb suit, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) suit or a blast suit is a heavy suit of body armor designed to withstand the pressure generated by a bomb and any fragments the bomb may produce.
BORTAC is an initialism for the United States "Border Patrol Tactical Unit".
The bow and arrow is a ranged weapon system consisting of an elastic launching device (bow) and long-shafted projectiles (arrows).
Bowers & Wilkins, or B&W, is a British company that produces audio equipment, most notably loudspeakers.
A bowstring joins the two ends of the bow stave and launches the arrow.
A box kite is a high performance kite, noted for developing relatively high lift; it is a type within the family of cellular kites.
The Brabham BT55 was a Formula One racing car designed by Gordon Murray and David North for the Brabham team owned by Bernie Ecclestone.
The Brabham BT56 was a Formula One car designed by John Baldwin and Sergio Rinland and raced by the Brabham team in the 1987 Formula One season.
The Brabham BT58 was a Formula One racing car designed by John Baldwin and Sergio Rinland for the Brabham team which raced in the season.
The Brabham BT59 was a Formula One racing car designed by Sergio Rinland and Hans Fouche for the Brabham team which raced in the and Formula One World Championships.
A braid (also referred to as a plait) is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of flexible material such as textile yarns, wire, or hair.
Breitling Orbiter was the name of three different Rozière balloons made by the company Cameron Balloons to circumnavigate the globe, named after the sponsor company Breitling.
Brompton Bicycle is a British manufacturer of folding bicycles based in Greenford, London.
The BTR-50 (BTR stands for Bronetransporter (БТР, Бронетранспортер), literally "armored transporter") is a Soviet amphibious armored personnel carrier (APC) based on the PT-76 light tank.
BUB Seven Streamliner is an American-built streamliner motorcycle that held the motorcycle land-speed record from 2006 to 2008 and again from 2009 to 2010.
Bucky is the name used by several different fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, usually as a sidekick to Captain America.
James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Bufori is a brand of hand-built automobiles inspired by American 1930s coupes.
A ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest, often called a bulletproof vest, is an item of personal armor that helps absorb the impact and reduce or stop penetration to the body from firearm-fired projectiles- and shrapnel from explosions, and is worn on the torso.
Bulletproofing is the process of making something capable of stopping a bullet or similar high velocity projectiles e.g. shrapnel.
Bunker gear or turnout gear, also known as a fire kit in the UK and Ireland, are terms used by many firefighters to refer to their Personal Protective Equipment or PPE.
BARB Search & Rescue (based in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset) formed in 1992 as Burnham Area Rescue Boat and is a voluntary search and rescue service that operates two rescue hovercrafts and an inshore rescue boat in the Bridgwater Bay area.
The Butterfly Super Sky Cycle is an American homebuilt roadable gyroplane designed and manufactured by The Butterfly Aircraft LLC.
The C&C 121, originally called the 121 Express at introduction, is an American sailboat, that was designed by Tim Jackett and entered production in 1999.
The C&C 34/36 is a Canadian sailboat series, designed by Robert Ball and first built in 1989.
The C&C 37/40, is a Canadian LOA fibreglass monohull sailing yacht, designed in 1988 by Robert W. Ball of Cuthbertson & Cassian (C&C Designs) as a replacement for the earlier C&C 37 dating from 1981.
Canoe sailing refers to the practice of fitting an Austronesian outrigger or Western canoe with sails.
Canoe slalom (previously known as whitewater slalom) is a competitive sport with the aim to navigate a decked canoe or kayak through a course of hanging downstream or upstream gates on river rapids in the fastest time possible.
Canoe sprint is a sport in which athletes race canoes or kayaks on calm water.
The CCB (Capacete de Combate Balístico, Portuguese for ballistic combat helmet) is a combat helmet of Brazilian origin issued to the Brazilian Armed Forces in two versions, polymer and kevlar.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
Carbon nanotube metal matrix composites (CNT-MMC) are an emerging class of new materials that are being developed to take advantage of the high tensile strength and electrical conductivity of carbon nanotube materials.
Carnegie Mellon University (commonly known as CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
CASIC HW-100 series UAVs are Chinese UAVs developed by 3rd Academy Hiwing (or HW for short, 海鹰in Chinese) of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), and this academy is also more commonly known as HiWING Mechanical and Electrical Technology Corp, (海鹰机电技术研究院, the exact literal translation of its Chinese name is actually Sea Eagle Mechanical and Electrical Technology Research Academy) or HiWING for short.
Safety practices generally recommend that chainsaw users wear protective clothing, also known as personal protective equipment or PPE, while operating chainsaws.
Chaps are sturdy coverings for the legs consisting of leggings and a belt.
The Composite Helicopters International KC 518 Adventourer is a composite fuselage, 5-6 place turbine kit helicopter.
China Eagle GY-SMG series UAVs are Chinese UAVs developed by Beijing, some of which have been deployed by Chinese military, local law enforcement and other governmental establishments.
China Eagle GY-SMZ multicopters are Chinese unmanned multirotors developed by Beijing, some of which have been deployed by Chinese military, local law enforcement and other governmental establishments.
The UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship (also known as Class 1) is an international motorboat racing competition for powerboats organised by the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM).
Clear and Present Danger is a novel by Tom Clancy, written in 1989, and is a canonical part of the Jack Ryan universe.
Clothing (also known as clothes and attire) is a collective term for garments, items worn on the body.
Cobalt Boats is a manufacturer of recreational boats founded in Neodesha, Kansas in 1968, and operating independently there until its acquisition by Malibu Boats in 2017.
A cold air intake (CAI) is an aftermarket assembly of parts used to bring relatively cool air into a car's internal-combustion engine.
Collaborative Research Into Small Arms Technology (CRISAT) is the name of a series of studies conducted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), identifying and defining threats with regard to the standardisation in the manufacturing of military equipment.
The Coloni C3 (also known as the Coloni FC189) was a Formula One racing car designed by Christian Vanderpleyn for the 1989 Formula One season.
Colossal carbon tubes (CCTs) are a tubular form of carbon.
The Colyaer Freedom S100 is a Spanish amphibious ultralight and light-sport aircraft, designed and produced by Colyaer of Portonovo.
The Colyaer Gannet S100 is a Spanish ultralight flying boat, designed and produced by Colyaer of Portonovo.
A combat helmet or battle helmet is a type of helmet, a piece of personal armor designed specifically to protect the head during combat.
Armor has been used in the military for a long period of time during the course of history, but is becoming more frequently seen in the public sector as time passes.
The Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service (or Common Wealth Awards) were created under the will of the late Ralph Hayes, an influential American business executive and philanthropist.
A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.
A composite overwrapped pressure vessel (COPV) is a vessel consisting of a thin, non-structural liner wrapped with a structural fiber composite, designed to hold a fluid under pressure.
Compressed air energy storage (CAES) is a way to store energy generated at one time for use at another time using compressed air.
The Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde is a British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated from 1976 until 2003.
Condor is a maxi sailing yacht designed for racing and built in 1981 at Penryn Ship Yard, England.
Condor of Bermuda was a maxi yacht campaigning under the leadership and funding of London-based international businessman Bob Bell.
The COmet Nucleus TOUR (CONTOUR) was a NASA Discovery-class space probe that failed shortly after its July 2002 launch.
Copperhead is the name of different characters in DC Comics.
The Cosmos Samba, named after the dance of the same name, is a French flying wing ultralight trike that is produced by Cosmos ULM of Fontaine-lès-Dijon, France.
A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks.
In materials science, creep (sometimes called cold flow) is the tendency of a solid material to move slowly or deform permanently under the influence of mechanical stresses.
In the sport of cricket, batsmen often wear a helmet to protect themselves from injury or concussion by the cricket ball, which is very hard and can be bowled to them at speeds over.
A crosscut saw (thwart saw) is any saw designed for cutting wood perpendicular to (across) the wood grain.
The CS 36 Merlin is a Canadian sailboat, that was designed by Tony Castro and first built in 1986.
The CS 44 is a Canadian sailboat, that was designed by Tony Castro.
CTF3 (Cuben Fiber) is a product marketed and developed by the Cuben Fiber and Cubic Tech Corporations as a high-performance non-woven fabric for applications such as yacht sails, airship hulls, kites and many designs that require extremely strong rip resistance and light weight.
The Cupola is an ESA-built observatory module of the International Space Station (ISS).
Cut-resistant gloves are those designed to protect the wearer's hands from cuts while working with sharp tools.
Cutty Sark is a British clipper ship.
The CZ 527 is a bolt-action smallbore rifle designed by Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod.
The CZ-550 is a bolt-action hunting rifle series manufactured by Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod (CZ UB).
The Dallara DW12 (officially named the Dallara IR12) is an open-wheel formula racing car developed and produced by Italian manufacturer Dallara for use in the IndyCar Series.
The Dallara F189 was a Formula One car designed by Gian Paolo Dallara and Mario Tollentino for use by the BMS Scuderia Italia team during the 1989 Formula One season.
Darwin's bark spider (scientific name Caerostris darwini) is an orb-weaver spider that produces one of the largest known orb webs, ranging from, with bridge lines spanning up to.
The Dauer 962 Le Mans is a sports car based on the Porsche 962 racing car.
David North (born Christoph "Christopher" Nord) is a fictional mutant character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The De Tomaso Guarà is a sports car and the last project of the founder and owner Alejandro de Tomaso put into the market.
This is a list of episodes for season 2 of Deadliest Warrior.
The following is a list of notable deaths in June 2014.
The following is a list of notable deaths in November 2009.
Deathstroke (Slade Joseph Wilson) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Dee & Ricky Jackson (born October 15, 1989) are American fashion and accessory designers.
Delocated (or known in the title card as Delocated New York) is an American television series that premiered February 12, 2009 on Adult Swim.
Department of the Army Civilian Police are the uniformed civilian police officers of the United States Army.
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
Richard John Grayson is a fictional character and superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with Batman.
The Diehl AeroNautical XTC Hydrolight is an American amphibious flying boat ultralight aircraft that was designed and produced by Diehl AeroNautical in the 1980s.
A dilatant (also termed shear thickening) material is one in which viscosity increases with the rate of shear strain.
A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.
The DOK-ING Loox (previously known as DOK-ING XD) is a small Croatian three-seat electric city concept car created by DOK-ING.
The Dornier 328 is a turboprop-powered commuter airliner.
The Dornier Do 228 is a twin-turboprop STOL utility aircraft, manufactured by Dornier GmbH (later DASA Dornier, Fairchild-Dornier) from 1981 until 1998.
Doron Plate is a strong fiberglass-based laminate that was first used by the United States military as personal body armor for infantry in the Battle of Okinawa in 1945.
The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
Friction Spinning or Dref Spinning is a textile technology that suitable for spinning coarse counts of yarns and technical core-wrapped yarns.
The Droid Maxx is a high end smartphone developed by Motorola Mobility.
The Droid Mini is an Android-based, 4G LTE-capable smartphone designed by Motorola as the successor to the Droid Razr M. It is a smaller version of the Droid Ultra.
The Verizon Droid Razr (GSM/UMTS version: Motorola Razr; both versions styled RAZR) is an Android-based, 4G LTE-capable smartphone designed by Motorola that launched on Verizon Wireless on November 11, 2011.
The Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD are Android-based, 4G LTE-capable smartphones designed by Motorola as the successor to the Droid Razr series released nearly a year prior.
The Droid Turbo is a high end smartphone developed by Motorola Mobility.
The Moto X Force is a high end Android smartphone made by Motorola.
A drumhead or drum skin is a membrane stretched over one or both of the open ends of a drum.
A drumline is a section of percussion instruments usually played as part of a musical marching ensemble.
The DTA J-RO (gyro) is a French autogyro designed and produced by DTA sarl of Montélimar.
Dumped is a British reality television programme which started on 2 September 2007 and aired nightly until 5 September 2007 on Channel 4.
The DuPont Experimental Station is the largest research and development facility of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.
DuPont v. Kolon Industries is an intellectual property lawsuit centering on the allegation that Kolon Industries (of 코오롱그룹), a South Korea-based company, stole trade secrets concerning the production and marketing of Kevlar from DuPont, an American chemical company.
Edran is a Belgian automobile manufacturer.
EKO Cobra (Einsatzkommando Cobra) is the elite Police Tactical Unit of the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior.
The Embraer ERJ family is a series of twin-engine regional jets produced by Embraer, a Brazilian aerospace company.
Empacher (company name Bootswerft Empacher GmbH) is a manufacturer of boats.
Epoxy is either any of the basic components or the cured end products of epoxy resins, as well as a colloquial name for the epoxide functional group.
An escape chute is a special kind of emergency exit, used where conventional fire escape stairways are impractical.
The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) Tiger is a four-bladed, twin-engined attack helicopter which first entered service in 2003.
Exchange Place is a station on the PATH system.
The eye splice is a method of creating a permanent loop (an "eye") in the end of a rope by means of rope splicing.
The F-27 Sport Cruiser is an American trailerable trimaran sailboat that was designed by New Zealander Ian Farrier in 1984-1985.
Falcon Motorsports is an American manufacturer of high performance automobiles, most notably the Falcon F series Falcon F5 and Falcon F7.
The Fantasy Air Allegro is a Czech two seat, high wing, tricycle gear, single engine monoplane light-sport aircraft or microlight originally designed and built by Fantasy Air and later produced in the United States by Allegro LSA.
The Farrar LSG-1 Bird Flight Machine is an American, high-wing, V-tailed, single-seat, experimental research glider that was designed and built by Demetrius F. Farrar Jr. in 1969 for exploring aspects of bird flight.
The ArrowCopter is a series of Austrian autogyros, designed and produced by FD-Composites GmbH of Zeillern.
Fencing is a group of three related combat sports.
The Ferrari 156/85 was a Formula One car designed by Mauro Forghieri and Harvey Postlethwaite and manufactured by Scuderia Ferrari and used in the 1985 Formula One season.
The Ferrari GTO (often referred to as Ferrari 288 GTO) is an exotic homologation of the Ferrari 308 GTB produced from 1984 to 1987 in Ferrari's Maranello factory, designated GT for Gran Turismo and O for Omologato (homologated in Italian).
The Ferrari 640 (also known as the Ferrari F1-89) was the Formula One racing car with which the Ferrari team competed in the season.
The Ferrari 641 (also known as the Ferrari F1-90) was the Formula One racing car with which the Ferrari team competed in the 1990 Formula One season.
The Ferrari F1/87 is a Formula One racing car used by the Ferrari team during the 1987 Formula One season.
The Ferrari F40 is a mid-engined, rear-wheel drive sports car built from 1987 to 1992, with the LM and GTE race car versions continuing production until 1994 and 1996 respectively.
Fiber or fibre (see spelling differences, from the Latin fibra) is a natural or synthetic substance that is significantly longer than it is wide.
Spray-Up also known as chop method of creating fiberglass objects by spraying short strands of glass out of a pneumatic gun.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
Fire and Rescue NSW (previously known as New South Wales Fire Brigades), an agency of the Government of New South Wales, Australia, is responsible for firefighting, rescue and hazmat services in the major cities, metropolitan areas and towns across rural and regional New South Wales.
A fire fan is a fan, usually constructed out of welded metal and Kevlar wicking, although other construction methods are sometimes used.
Fire painting is a photographic lighting technique using fire as a light source.
A fire staff is a staff constructed out of wood or metal with Kevlar wick added to one or both ends.
A fire umbrella is a fire dancing tool.
The two components of an obsolete British military flak vest. On the left, the nylon vest. On the right, the several layers of ballistic nylon that provide the actual protection A flak jacket or flak vest is a form of body armor.
A flat tire (British English: flat tyre) is a deflated pneumatic tire, which can cause the rim of the wheel to ride on the tire tread or the ground potentially resulting in loss of control of the vehicle or irreparable damage to the tire.
Flugwissenschaftliche Vereinigung Aachen (abbreviation: FVA, Flight Research Association Aachen) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1920, which is closely associated to RWTH Aachen University (Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule – Aachen), with members consisting of RWTH Aachen students, which have included Felix Kracht.
Fly tying is the process of producing an artificial fly used by fly fishing anglers to catch fish.
The Fly-Fan Shark is a Slovak light aircraft designed by Frantisek Sustek and under development by Fly-Fan of Trenčín.
The FN 5.7×28mm (designated as the 5,7 × 28 by the C.I.P.) is a small-caliber, high-velocity smokeless powder rebated rim bottlenecked rifle cartridge designed and manufactured by FN Herstal in Belgium.
The FN Five-seven, trademarked as the Five-seveN, is a semi-automatic pistol designed and manufactured by Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre-Herstal (FN Herstal) in Belgium.
The FN P90, also known as the FN Project 1990, is a personal defense weapon (PDW) designed and manufactured by FN Herstal in Belgium.
Focal-JMlab is a French company, which has been designing and selling high-fidelity audio systems since 1979.
The Footwork FA12 was a Formula One car designed and built by the Footwork Arrows team for the 1991 season.
The Ford Capri is a fastback coupé built by Ford Motor Company between 1968 and 1986, designed by American Philip T. Clark, who was also involved in the design of the Ford Mustang.
The Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (colloquially referred to simply as the CVPI, P71, or Crown Vic) is a four-door body-on-frame sedan that was manufactured by Ford from 1992 1/2 to 2011.
The Ford Mustang GTP was an American race car constructed to compete in the IMSA GTP series by Ford in 1983, based on the "Fox-Body" generation of the Ford Mustang road car.
The Formula 1 Powerboat World Championship (also F1) is an international motorboat racing competition for powerboats organised by the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) and promoted by H2O Racing, hence it often being referred to as F1H2O.
Formula BMW was a junior racing formula for single seater cars.
Fyodor Dmitrievich Berezin (Фёдор Дмитриевич Березин, born February 7, 1960) is a Russian science fiction writer.
The G-Force GF09 is a racing car developed and produced by American manufacturer Élan Motorsport Technologies for Panoz, with original work having been performed by G-Force Technologies prior to its purchase by Panoz, for use in the IndyCar Series.
A gambeson (also aketon, padded jack or arming doublet) is a padded defensive jacket, worn as armour separately, or combined with mail or plate armour.
The Garland Vampire is an Australian amateur-built aircraft that is derived from the Sadler Vampire and was produced by Garland Aerospace of Camden, New South Wales.
The Generation 6 car, shortened to Gen-6, is the common name for the car that has been used in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series since 2013.
The German Gyro Matto is a German autogyro, designed and produced by German Gyro Safety Aviation GmbH of Menden, introduced at the AERO Friedrichshafen airshow in 2013.
Giotto was a European robotic spacecraft mission from the European Space Agency.
A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the leisure activity and sport of gliding.
This is a glossary of firefighting equipment.
A glove (Middle English from Old English glof) is a garment covering the whole hand.
A go-fast boat is a small, fast boat designed with a long narrow platform and a planing hull to enable it to reach high speeds.
In ice hockey, the goaltender is the player responsible for preventing the hockey puck from entering their team's net, thus preventing the opposing team from scoring.
A goaltender mask, commonly referred to as a goalie mask or a hockey mask, is a mask worn by ice hockey, inline hockey, and field hockey goaltenders to protect the head from injury.
Gold Flex is a non-woven fabric manufactured by Honeywell from Kevlar and often used in ballistic vests and body armor.
The Goldwing Ltd Goldwing is an American ultralight aircraft that was designed by Craig Catto and Brian Glenn and produced by Goldwing Ltd.
The GOLFO is a combat helmet of Chilean origin issued to the Chilean Army.
The Grinvalds Orion is one of the earliest (1981) composite kit- and homebuilt aircraft.
The M1161 Growler is an internally transportable light strike vehicle (ITV-LSV) designed specifically for use with the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.
A hair iron or hair tong is a tool used to change the structure of the hair using heat.
The HAL Dhruv is a utility helicopter developed and manufactured by India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
The HAL Tejas is an Indian single-seat, single-jet engine, multirole light fighter designed by the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy.
The Hall of Fame of Delaware Women was established in 1981 by the Delaware Commission for Women, a division of the Secretary of State of Delaware.
The Hamilton Police Service (HPS) is the police service of the City of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
A hardened aircraft shelter (HAS) or protective aircraft shelter (PAS) is a reinforced hangar to house and protect military aircraft from enemy attack.
Harriet Ruth Harman (born 30 July 1950) is a British solicitor and Labour Party politician who has served as the Member of Parliament since 1982, first for Peckham, and then for its successor constituency of Camberwell and Peckham since 1997.
The Helios Prototype was the fourth and final aircraft developed as part of an evolutionary series of solar- and fuel-cell-system-powered unmanned aerial vehicles.
Hell and Back is a nine-issue comic book limited series, first published by Dark Horse Comics in July 1999–April 2000, and the seventh and final volume in Frank Miller's Sin City series.
A helmet is a form of protective gear worn to protect the head from injuries.
Henri Pauli Toivonen (25 August 1956 – 2 May 1986) was a Finnish rally driver born in Jyväskylä, the home of Rally Finland.
High-explosive squash head (HESH) is a type of explosive ammunition that is effective against tank armour and is also useful against buildings.
High-voltage transformer fire barriers, or transformer firewalls, transformer ballistic firewalls, transformer blast walls, are outdoor countermeasures against cascading failures in a national electric grid.
Hockey is a popular game possibly depicted on walls in Egypt.
An Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is a Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.
HMS Dasher is an ''Archer''-class P2000 patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Pursuer is an ''Archer''-class P2000 patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy.
Hog-dog rodeo or hog-dogging, is a spectator event that simulates wild or feral boar hunting with dogs.
The Holden Commodore (VL) is a mid-size car that was produced by the Australian manufacturer Holden from 1986 to 1988.
Homebuilt aircraft, also known as amateur-built aircraft or kit planes, are constructed by persons for whom this is not a professional activity.
Hooping (also called hula hooping or hoop dance) generally refers to manipulation of and artistic movement or dancing with a hoop (or hoops).
Hot Rods or simply Rods refer to a number of British oval racing formula (not to be confused with hot rods, which are generally road-going modified vintage cars).
A hula hoop is a toy hoop that is twirled around the waist, limbs or neck.
The Hybrid Air Vehicles HAV 304/Airlander 10 is a hybrid airship designed and built by British manufacturer Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV).
A hydraulic brake is an arrangement of braking mechanism which uses brake fluid, typically containing glycol ethers or diethylene glycol, to transfer pressure from the controlling mechanism to the braking mechanism.
Hydroplane racing (also known as hydro racing) is a sport involving racing hydroplanes on lakes and rivers.
Hylas Yachts is a brand of fiberglass, center-cockpit sailboats and luxury power yachts built in Taiwan by Queen Long Marine Ltd and designed by Sparkman & Stephens, German Frers, Bill Dixon and Salthouse of New Zealand.
An ice axe is a multi-purpose hiking and climbing tool used by mountaineers both in the ascent and descent of routes that involve frozen conditions with snow and/or ice.
In ice hockey, the goaltender wears specialized goaltending equipment to protect himself or herself from the impact of the puck and to assist him or her self in making saves.
An ice hockey stick is a piece of equipment used in ice hockey to shoot, pass, and carry the puck across the ice.
The ICP Savannah is a high wing, single engine, ultralight with side-by-side seating for two produced in Italy by ICP srl.
The Ikarus C42 is a two-seat, fixed tricycle gear, general aviation microlight aircraft, manufactured in Germany by Comco Ikarus.
Illuminati Motor Works Seven is a prototype of a 4-passenger battery electric vehicle.
The Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV), is an enhanced version of, and a replacement for, the older Outer Tactical Vest (OTV) variant of the Interceptor body armor, as fielded by the United States Army.
Improvised vehicle armour is vehicle armour added in the field that was not originally part of the design, in any sort of official up-armour kit, nor centrally planned.
The IIFS (Individual Integrated Fighting System) was introduced in 1988, to serve as a fighting (arms, ammunition etc) and existence (food, first aid, etc) carrying system - a possible replacement for the All-Purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment (''ALICE'') employed and fielded by United States Armed Forces since 1973.
Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.
An inflatable seal is a type of rubber seal that inflates and deflates based on the presence of an inflation source.
Inflatable habitats or expandable habitats are pressurized structures capable of supporting life in outer space whose internal volume increases after launch.
The Interceptor Multi-Threat Body Armor System (IBA) is a bullet-resistant vest that was used by the United States Armed Forces from the late 1990s to the late 2000s.
The A-Class Catamaran, often abbreviated to A-Cat, is a development class sailing catamaran for singlehanded racing.
The IRI Achievement Award, established by the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) in 1973, is awarded "to honor outstanding accomplishment in individual creativity and innovation that contributes broadly to the development of industry and to the benefit of society." The recipient is first nominated by an IRI member organization for his or her invention, innovation, or process improvement, and then voted on by a nine-member Awards Committee, led by the immediate past-chairman of IRI's Board of Directors.
Iron Man's armor is a fictional powered exoskeleton appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and is worn by comic book superhero Tony Stark when he assumes the identity of Iron Man.
The Isuzu Bighorn is a mid-size SUV that was produced by the Japanese automaker Isuzu between 1981 and 2002 and exported internationally as the Isuzu Trooper, Isuzu Trooper II, Caribe 442, Acura SLX, Chevrolet Trooper, Subaru Bighorn, SsangYong Korando Family, Honda Horizon, Opel Monterey, Vauxhall Monterey, Holden Jackaroo, Holden Monterey and HSV Jackaroo.
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The Jaguar XF (X250) is an executive/mid-size luxury car and estate produced by British car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover.
The Jaguar XJR-11 was a sports-prototype racing car introduced for the 1989 World Sports Prototype Championship, while its sister car the XJR-10 was introduced to compete in IMSA series races.
The Jaguar Sport XJR-15 is a two-seater supercar produced by Jaguar Sport a subsidiary of Jaguar and Tom Walkinshaw Racing between 1990 and 1992.
The Jaguar XJR-9 is a sports-prototype race car built by Jaguar for both FIA Group C and IMSA Camel GTP racing, debuting at the 1988 24 Hours of Daytona.
The fourth-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK2) is a mid-size crossover SUV introduced in Spring 2010 for the 2011 model year by Jeep.
Jeffrey L. Bleustein is an American business executive, and the former Chief executive officer of Harley-Davidson.
Joe Seliga (11 April 1911 – 18 December 2005) was a master builder of wood-and-canvas canoes in Ely, Minnesota.
Joel Fitzpatrick (born January 6, 1968) is a lighting and architectural designer, artist and entrepreneur based in New York City.
John Francis Harvey (born 21 February 1938 in Sydney, New South Wales) is a retired Australian racing driver.
The Jonker JS-1 Revelation is a glider built of glass-fibre, carbon fibre and Kevlar.
The junk rig, also known as the Chinese lugsail or sampan rig, is a type of sail rig in which rigid members, called battens, span the full width of the sail and extend the sail forward of the mast.
The Jupiter family of Super heavy-lift launch vehicles was part of the proposed DIRECT Shuttle-Derived Launch Vehicle architecture.
Just Imagine... is a comic book published by the American company DC Comics.
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A kayak is a small, narrow watercraft which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle.
Kevlar KM2 is a synthetic para-aramid fibre produced by DuPont.
The Kingpin (Wilson Fisk) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
A kitchen knife is any knife that is intended to be used in food preparation.
A kite is a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the air to create lift and drag.
In kiting, a line is the string made of cotton, nylon, silk or wire, which connects the kite to the person operating it or an anchor.
Kiteboarding is an action sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, snowboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, skateboarding and sailing into one extreme sport.
A knife (plural knives) is a tool with a cutting edge or blade, hand-held or otherwise, with most having a handle.
The Knight XV is a hand-built luxury SUV, produced by Conquest Vehicles since 2008.
The Koenigsegg Agera is a mid-engined sports car produced by Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg since March 2011.
The Koenigsegg CC8S is a mid-engined sports car produced by the Swedish automaker Koenigsegg.
Kolon Industries is a Korean manufacturing company.
The Kopter SH09 (formerly the Marenco Swisshelicopter SKYe SH09) is a Swiss five to eight seat, single-engine utility helicopter which is currently under development by Kopter.
In the fictional universe of the science fiction TV show Stargate SG-1, the Kull Warriors (also called Anubis drones or Supersoldiers) are creatures created by the Goa'uld Anubis for use as his personal army.
KZ 1 was a one off sailing yacht used to challenge for the 1988 America's Cup.
The La Fayette class (also known as FL-3000 for "Frégate Légère de 3,000 tonnes", or FLF for Frégate Légère Furtive) are general purpose frigates built by DCNS and operated by the French Navy.
The Lamborghini Cheetah was an off-road prototype built in 1977 by the Italian carmaker Lamborghini.
The Lamborghini Diablo is a high-performance mid-engined sports car that was built by Italian automotive manufacturer Lamborghini between 1990 and 2001.
The Lancia Delta S4 is a Group B rally car from the Italian car company Lancia.
The Lancia ECV (standing for Experimental Composite Vehicle) was a prototype Group S rally car developed by the Italian manufacturer Lancia to replace the Lancia Delta S4 in World Rally Championship competition for the 1988 season.
The Lancia LC2 (sometimes referred to as the Lancia-Ferrari) was a series of racing cars built by Italian automobile manufacturer Lancia and powered by engines built by their sister company Ferrari.
The Lancia Rally (Tipo 151, also known as the Lancia Rally 037, Lancia 037 or Lancia-Abarth #037 from its Abarth project code 037) was a mid-engine sports car and rally car built by Lancia in the early 1980s to compete in the FIA Group B World Rally Championship.
Land sailing, also known as 'sand yachting' or 'land yachting', is the act of moving across land in a wheeled vehicle powered by wind through the use of a sail.
Laser engraving, which is a subset of laser marking, is the practice of using lasers to engrave an object.
Law enforcement in Canada are public-sector police forces that are associated with and commissioned to the three levels of government: municipal (both lower and upper-tier), provincial, and federal.
The Le Mans Prototype Challenge (shortened to LMP Challenge or LMPC) was a spec sports prototype formula created by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO), organisers of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and sports car constructor Oreca.
The Lemelson-MIT Program awards several prizes yearly to inventors in the United States.
The Leonardo Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) is a module of the International Space Station.
Lester D. Shubin (September 27, 1925 - November 20, 2009) was a researcher who developed Kevlar for the use in ballistic vests.
LGarde, also L'Garde or L·Garde, is an American aerospace and defense technology company founded in 1971 in Orange County, CA and is the primary contractor for the Sunjammer spacecraft, the world largest solar sail.
The Ligier JS25 was a Formula One car designed by Michel Beaujon and Claude Galopin for use by the Ligier team during the 1985 Formula One season.
The Ligier JS27 was the Formula One car used by French team Ligier team competed in the season.
The Ligier JS31 was a Formula One car designed by Michel Tétu and Michel Beaujon for the Ligier team for use in the 1988 Formula One season.
The Ligier JS41 was a Formula One car designed by former Lotus designer Frank Dernie for use by the Ligier team in the 1995 Formula One season.
The linothorax (pronounced) is a type of upper body armor used by the ancient Greeks, as well as other Hellenic kingdoms including Macedonia, from the Mycenaean period through the Hellenistic period.
Liquid Armour is a material under research by defense institutions and universities around the world including the United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL).
Liquid mirror telescopes are telescopes with mirrors made with a reflective liquid.
A liquid nitrogen vehicle is powered by liquid nitrogen, which is stored in a tank.
Liquid-crystal polymers (LCPs) are a class of aromatic polymers.
The following is a list of individuals associated with women's colleges in the United States through attending as a student or graduating.
This is a list of characters in the Artemis Fowl novel series by Eoin Colfer.
This is a list of blue plaques erected by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
This is a list of notable people associated with Carnegie Mellon University in the United States of America.
This is a list of episodes for Deadliest Warrior.
The DuPont Experimental Station is the main research and development site of DuPont and Chemours.
Emerging technologies are those technical innovations which represent progressive developments within a field for competitive advantage.
Equipment of the Argentine Army lists weapons and other materiel currently in service with the Argentine Army.
This is a historical list, intended to deal with the time period when women working in science were rare.
Good Eats is an informational cooking show in which Alton Brown would go into the history and or science of a particular dish or item that was the focal point of each episode.
is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Kenichi Sonoda.
How It's Made is a documentary television series that premiered on January 6, 2001 on the Discovery Channel (now known as Discovery Science in Canada, and Science in the UK and US.) The program is produced in the Canadian province of Quebec by Productions MAJ, Inc.
This page aims to list the inventions and discoveries of which women were the protagonists.
This is a list of notable inventors.
The following is a list of modern equipment currently in service with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.
The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) inductees includes over 500 inventors spanning three centuries of lifetimes.
This is a list of all people prominent enough to be contained in Wikipedia who were associated with the state of Delaware, including those who were born, lived or were otherwise associated with locally performed activities in a recognizable way.
This article contains a list of notable people who were born or lived a significant amount of time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The following is an episode list of the television show Pimp My Ride.
This is a list of notable Polish Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.
This is a list of characters appearing on the television program Reno 911!.
Synthetic polymers are human-made polymers.
Textile fibres can be created from many natural sources (animal hair or fur, insect cocoons as with silk worm cocoons), as well as semisynthetic methods that use naturally occurring polymers, and synthetic methods that use polymer-based materials, and even minerals such as metals to make foils and wires.
This is a list of acronyms, expressions, euphemisms, jargon, military slang, and sayings in common or formerly common use in the United States Marine Corps.
Whale Wars is a weekly American documentary-style reality television series that premiered on November 7, 2008 on the Animal Planet cable channel.
The Women in Technology International Hall of Fame was established in 1996 by Women in Technology International (WITI) to honor women who contribute to the fields of science and technology.
LOMOcean Design is a naval architecture and yacht design company based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Look is a French manufacturer of high-end ski bindings, bicycle frames, equipment, and apparel.
The Ivchenko Progress D-36 (also known as Lotarev D-36) is a three-shaft high bypass ratio turbofan currently produced by the Ukrainian Motor Sich company.
The Lotus 100T was a Formula One car designed by Gérard Ducarouge and Martin Ogilvie for Team Lotus, and used during the 1988 Formula One season.
The Lotus 101 was Team Lotus's entry for the 1989 Formula One season.
The Lotus 87 was a Formula One racing car used by Team Lotus in the second part of the 1981 Formula One season and in the first race of the 1982 season.
The Lotus 91 was a car used by the English team Lotus in the 1982 Formula One season, designed by Colin Chapman, Martin Ogilvie and Tony Rudd.
The Lotus 92 was a Formula One racing car designed by Martin Ogilvie along with Team Lotus founder Colin Chapman before Chapman died in December 1982.
The Lotus 93T was a Formula One car with which the Team Lotus participated the first part of the F1 championship in 1983.
The Lotus 94T was a Formula One racing car used by Team Lotus in the second part of the 1983 Formula One season.
The Lotus 95T was a Formula One racing car designed by Gérard Ducarouge for use by Team Lotus in the 1984 FIA Formula One World Championship.
The Lotus 98T was a Formula One racecar designed by Gérard Ducarouge & Martin Ogilvie, and built by Team Lotus.
The Lotus 99T was a Formula One car designed by Gérard Ducarouge for use by Lotus in the season.
The Lotus Esprit is a sports car that was built by Lotus Cars at their Hethel factory in the United Kingdom between 1976 and 2004.
A loudspeaker (or loud-speaker or speaker) is an electroacoustic transducer; which converts an electrical audio signal into a corresponding sound.
A lunar space elevator or lunar spacelift is a proposed transportation system for moving a mechanical climbing vehicle up and down a ribbon-shaped tethered cable that is set between the surface of the Moon "at the bottom" and a docking port suspended tens of thousands of kilometers above in space at the top.
Lunarcrete, also known as "mooncrete", an idea first proposed by Larry A. Beyer of the University of Pittsburgh in 1985, is a hypothetical aggregate building material, similar to concrete, formed from lunar regolith, that would reduce the construction costs of building on the Moon.
Lynn Michaels is a fictional vigilante, and ally of the Marvel Comics antihero the Punisher.
A liquid crystalline mesophase is called lyotropic (a portmanteau of lyo- "dissolve" and -tropic "change") if formed by dissolving an amphiphilic mesogen in a suitable solvent, under appropriate conditions of concentration, temperature and pressure.
The M1 Abrams is an American third-generation main battle tank named for General Creighton Abrams.
The M107 175 mm self-propelled gun was used by the U.S. Army from the early 1960s through to the late 1970s.
The M2 Bradley, or Bradley IFV, is an American infantry fighting vehicle that is a member of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle family.
M5 fiber (polyhydroquinone-diimidazopyridine or PIPD) is a high-strength synthetic fiber first developed by the Dutch chemical firm AkzoNobel.
The M59/M85 is a Yugoslavian Combat helmet.
The M87 is a combat helmet of South African origin manufactured by South African Pith Helmet Industries (S.A.P.H.I) of Rosslyn.
The Solar Challenger was a solar-powered electric aircraft designed by Paul MacCready's AeroVironment.
The Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU) is an astronaut propulsion unit that was used by NASA on three Space Shuttle missions in 1984.
Margaret Morrison Carnegie College (MMCC) was the women's college for Carnegie Mellon University.
The Mark–Houwink equation, also known as the Mark–Houwink–Sakurada equation or the Kuhn–Mark–Houwink–Sakurada equation or the Landau-Kuhn-Mark-Houwink-Sakurada equation gives a relation between intrinsic viscosity and molecular weight M: From this equation the molecular weight of a polymer can be determined from data on the intrinsic viscosity and vice versa.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission is an ongoing robotic space mission involving two Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, exploring the planet Mars.
Mars suit or Mars space suit is a space suit for EVA's on the planet Mars.
The Masak Scimitar was an American mid-wing, single-seat glider that was designed and constructed by Peter Masak.
Massimo Osti (1944 – 2005) was an Italian garment engineer and fashion designer, most famous as the founder of the apparel brands Stone Island and C.P. Company.
The interdisciplinary field of materials science, also commonly termed materials science and engineering is the design and discovery of new materials, particularly solids.
Maurice Edward Clarett (born October 29, 1983) is a former American football running back who played for the Ohio State Buckeyes football team.
Maydown (meaning "plain of the stronghold") is a small village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The Mazda 787 and its derivative 787B are Group C sports prototype racing cars that were built by Mazda for use in the World Sportscar Championship, All Japan Sports Prototype Championship, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans from 1990 to 1991.
The McLaren F1 is a sports car designed and manufactured by McLaren Cars.
The McLaren MP4/5 and its derived sister model the McLaren MP4/5B were Formula One racing cars designed by the McLaren Formula One team based in Woking, England.
MDK is a third-person shooter video game series in which the player must defend Earth from alien invaders.
MDK is a 1997 third-person shooter video game developed by Shiny Entertainment for Microsoft Windows.
MDK2 is a 2000 third-person shooter, action-adventure video game developed by BioWare and published by Interplay Entertainment for the Dreamcast, Windows and PlayStation 2.
The mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes reveal them as one of the strongest materials in nature.
The Mercedes-Benz C11 was a Group C prototype race car introduced for the 1990 World Sports-Prototype Championship.
Malcolm Merlyn (Arthur King), otherwise known as the Dark Archer, is a fictional supervillain appearing in comic books published by DC Comics.
The Modular Expandable Armor System (MEXAS) is a composite armour system developed by the German company IBD Deisenroth Engineering.
The Mexican Drug War (also known as the Mexican War on Drugs) is an ongoing, low-intensity asymmetric war between the Mexican Government and various drug trafficking syndicates.
The MFI BA-12 Sländan is a single seat ultralight of pod and high boom configuration and with a butterfly tail.
MG Sports and Racing Europe Limited was a British automotive company based in Eardiston, Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire.
A mid-range speaker is a loudspeaker driver that reproduces sound in the frequency range from 250 to 2000 Hz.
Miguel Caballero is a fashion line of bulletproof clothing based in Bogotá, Colombia, as well as Mexico and Guatemala.
Miguel Ortiz Berrocal (Villanueva de Algaidas, Málaga, 28 September 1933 – Antequera, Málaga, 31 May 2006) was an award-winning Spanish figurative and abstract sculptor.
The Mil Mi-17 (NATO reporting name: Hip) is a Russian helicopter in production at two factories in Kazan and Ulan-Ude.
Militarization of police refers to the use of military equipment and tactics by law enforcement officers.
The Minardi M190 was a Formula One car designed by Aldo Costa and Tomasso Carletti and built by Minardi for the 1990 Formula One season.
The Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) is a civilian special police force which is part of the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence.
The Mk 6 helmet was the standard combat helmet of the British Armed Forces as well as another supplied helmet of the UN during peacekeeping operations.
The Modular Integrated Communications Helmet (MICH) is a U.S. combat helmet and one of several used by the U.S. military.
Mohamad Anas Haitham Soueid (also known as Alex Soueid and Anas Alswaid)"" (October 12, 2011).
The Moller Skycar is a prototype personal VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) aircraft – a "flying car" – invented by Paul Moller who has been attempting to develop such a vehicle type for more than fifty years.
Moon Knight (Marc Spector) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
A mooring refers to any permanent structure to which a vessel may be secured.
A motorcycle helmet is a type of helmet used by motorcycle riders.
To improve motorcycle safety many countries mandate the wearing of personal protective equipment such as protective clothing and helmets.
Motorcycle safety concerns many aspects of vehicle and equipment design as well as operator skill and training that are unique to motorcycle riding.
Motorola Mobility (or simply just "Motorola") is an American consumer electronics and telecommunications company based out of Chicago, Illinois, that was founded in 2011.
The Motorola RAZR i (Motorola XT890) is a smartphone designed by Motorola Mobility.
Mountaineering boots are a type of footwear used in the sport of mountain climbing.
MY Ady Gil (formerly Earthrace) was a, wave-piercing trimaran, which was originally created as part of a project to break the world record for circumnavigating the globe in a powerboat.
The NAL / ADE Golden Hawk is an unmanned Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) technology demonstrator developed jointly by Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of DRDO and National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) of CSIR.
Nanocellulose is a term referring to nano-structured cellulose.
A narco-submarine (also called drug sub and Bigfoot submarine) is a type of custom-made ocean-going self-propelled submersible vessel built by drug traffickers to smuggle drugs.
In Nicaragua, the National Guard (Guardia Nacional, otherwise known as la Guardia) was a militia and a gendarmerie created during the occupation of that country by the United States from 1909 to 1933.
National Police Intervention Groups (GIPN) (Groupes d'Intervention de la Police Nationale) are regional tactical units of the French National Police located in the French overseas departments and territories.
A nerve guidance conduit (also referred to as an artificial nerve conduit or artificial nerve graft, as opposed to an autograft) is an artificial means of guiding axonal regrowth to facilitate nerve regeneration and is one of several clinical treatments for nerve injuries.
The New Avio C205 is an aerobatic ultralight aircraft, seating two in tandem and produced by New Avio, Gruppo NewCar of Italy.
Colonel Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Fury is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Night Man is an American superhero television series that aired in syndication from September 15, 1997 to May 17, 1999. The series is loosely based on The Night Man comic book published by Malibu Comics, which was later purchased by Marvel Comics, through its Ultraverse imprint, and was created by Steve Englehart. Englehart also wrote three episodes of the series. It was developed for television by Glen A. Larson. The show stars Matt McColm as the title character, a superhero whose real name was Johnny Domino, a saxophonist. Night Man is also one of the few series to cross over with characters from Larson's previous series. In the episode "Manimal", Johnny allies with Professor Jonathan Chase, the star of the short-lived 1980s' series Manimal.
The Nike PUL 9 is an Argentine experimental tailless aircraft powered by a Rotax 447 engine.
The Nikon D810 is a 36.3-megapixel professional-grade full-frame digital single-lens reflex camera produced by Nikon.
The Nikon F6 is a 35 mm film single-lens reflex camera body that became commercially available during 2004, and is the sixth top-of-the-line professional film camera in Nikon's line since the introduction of the Nikon F in 1959.
The Nimitz-class are a class of ten nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in service with the United States Navy.
Ninjak is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by Valiant Comics.
Nitrogen is a chemical element with symbol N and atomic number 7.
Nomex is a flame-resistant meta-aramid material developed in the early 1960s by DuPont and first marketed in 1967.
Non-lethal weapons, also called less-lethal weapons, less-than-lethal weapons, non-deadly weapons, compliance weapons, or pain-inducing weapons are weapons intended to be less likely to kill a living target than conventional weapons such as knives and firearms.
Non-rocket spacelaunch refers to concepts for launch into space where some or all of the needed speed and altitude are provided by something other than rockets, or by other than expendable rockets.
The Norfolk Punt is a type of yacht, derived from the flat-bottomed gun punts that roamed the Broadland waters in the mid-to-late 19th century.
The Norma M6 is a Group C sports car developed and manufactured by Norma Auto Concept.
The North Hollywood shootout was a confrontation between two heavily armed and armored bank robbers, Larry Phillips Jr.
Nova Performance Paragliders is an Austrian aircraft manufacturer based in Terfens.
Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides.
The nylon rope trick is a scientific demonstration that illustrates some of the fundamental chemical principles of step-growth polymerization and provides students and other observers with a hands-on demonstration of the preparation of a synthetic polymer.
The Obelisk of Axum (የአክሱም ሐውልት) is a 4th-century AD, 24-meter-tall (79-feet) granite stele/obelisk, weighing 160 tonnes, in the city of Axum in Ethiopia.
Olympic Stadium (Stade olympique) is a multi-purpose stadium in Canada, located at Olympic Park in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district of Montreal.
The OnePlus 2 (also abbreviated as OP2) is a smartphone designed by OnePlus.
The OnePlus One (colloquially abbreviated to OPO) is an Android smartphone manufactured by OnePlus.
Operation Axe was a joint task force conducted on February 12, 2009, where 500 Montreal police and 200 Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers took part in a sting operation.
An optical fiber cable, also known as a fiber optic cable, is an assembly similar to an electrical cable, but containing one or more optical fibers that are used to carry light.
The following outline is provided as an overview of canoeing and kayaking: Canoeing – recreational boating activity or paddle sport in which you kneel or sit facing forward in an open or closed-decked canoe, and propel yourself with a single-bladed paddle, under your own power.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to sailing: Sailing – the use of wind to provide the primary power via sail(s) or wing to propel a craft over water, ice or land.
The outrigger canoe (Ketagalan: bangka; Filipino: bangka; Indonesian: bangka; New Zealand Māori: waka ama; Cook Islands Māori: vaka; Hawaiian: waa; Tahitian and Samoan: vaokinaa; Malagasy: lakana, Proto-Austronesian *waŋkaŋ) is a type of canoe featuring one or more lateral support floats known as outriggers, which are fastened to one or both sides of the main hull.
An oven glove, or oven mitt, is an insulated glove or mitten usually worn in the kitchen to easily protect the wearer's hand from hot objects such as ovens, stoves, cookware, etc.
An oxygen mask provides a method to transfer breathing oxygen gas from a storage tank to the lungs.
The P&M GT450 is a British two-seat flexwing ultralight trike built by P&M Aviation of Manton, Marlborough, Wiltshire.
p-Phenylenediamine (PPD) is an organic compound with the formula C6H4(NH2)2.
Padding is thin cushioned material sometimes added to clothes.
A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag (or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift).
Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders: lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure.
A Paratrooper helmet is a type of Combat helmet exclusive to paratroopers and airborne forces.
Pelland Engineering was a British engineering company that produced kit cars and made an attempt on the world land-speed record for steam cars.
The Pershing II Weapon System was a solid-fueled two-stage ballistic missile designed and built by Martin Marietta to replace the Pershing 1a Field Artillery Missile System as the United States Army's primary nuclear-capable theater-level weapon.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection.
The personal rescue enclosure (PRE) or "rescue ball" was a device for transporting astronauts from one Space Shuttle to another in case of an emergency.
Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops (PASGT, pronounced) is a combat helmet and ballistic vest that was used by the United States military from the early 1980s until the mid-2000s, when the helmet and vest were succeeded by the Lightweight Helmet (LWH), Modular Integrated Communications Helmet (MICH), and Interceptor body armor (IBA) respectively.
Peter C. Masak (August 17, 1957 – May 22, 2004) was an engineer, inventor, and glider pilot.
Petrochemicals (also known as petroleum distillates) are chemical products derived from petroleum.
The Phantom is a fictional costumed crime-fighter who operates from the fictional country of Bangalla.
Philip James Corso (May 22, 1915 – July 16, 1998) was an American Army officer.
Photodegradation is the alteration of materials by light.
From the viewpoint of physics (dynamics, to be exact), a firearm, as for most weapons, is a system for delivering maximum destructive energy to the target with minimum delivery of energy on the shooter.
A pipe band is a musical ensemble consisting of pipers and drummers.
Pipeline video inspection is a form of telepresence used to visually inspect the interiors of pipelines, plumbing systems, and storm drains.
A Pirate is a type of German sailing dinghy.
Plate armor is a historical type of personal body armour made from iron or steel plates, culminating in the iconic suit of armour entirely encasing the wearer.
Poi refers to both a style of performing art and the equipment used for engaging in poi performance.
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is an expendable launch system developed and operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
A polyamide is a macromolecule with repeating units linked by amide bonds.
A polymer (Greek poly-, "many" + -mer, "part") is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits.
Polymer chemistry is a chemistry subdiscipline that deals with the structures, chemical synthesis and properties of polymers, primarily synthetic polymers such as plastics and elastomers.
Polymer science or macromolecular science is a subfield of materials science concerned with polymers, primarily synthetic polymers such as plastics and elastomers.
The Porsche 959 is a sports car manufactured by German car manufacturer Porsche from 1986 to 1993, first as a Group B rally car and later as a road legal production car designed to satisfy FIA homologation regulations requiring at least 200 units be produced.
The M1940 helmet was the primary combat helmet used by the Armed Forces of Portugal, from the 1940s to the late 1960s.
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are cylinders of one or more layers of graphene (lattice).
A power cable is an electrical cable, an assembly of one or more electrical conductors, usually held together with an overall sheath.
The Prime Ministerial Car refers to a number of British manufactured vehicles used by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The PROM-1 is a Yugoslavian manufactured bounding type of anti-personnel mine.
The PSM (Pistolet Samozaryadny Malogabaritny, Russian for "compact self-loading pistol") was designed by the Tula Design Bureau in 1969 as a self-defense firearm for law enforcement and military officers of the USSR.
Pteryx UAVhttp://www.pteryx.eu is a Polish Miniature UAV designed for civilian use, manufactured and sold by TriggerComposites.
The Punisher (Francis "Frank" Castle, born Castiglione) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Pykrete is a frozen composite material, originally made of approximately 14 percent sawdust or some other form of wood pulp (such as paper) and 86 percent ice by weight (6 to 1 by weight).
The PZL Bielsko SZD-55 Nexus is a Standard Class sailplane produced by PZL Bielsko since 1988.
A Racing Suit or Racing Overalls, often referred to as a Fire Suit due to its fire retardant properties, is the clothing worn in various forms of auto racing by racing drivers, crew members who work on the vehicles during races, track safety workers or marshals, and in some series commentators at the event.
A racket or racquet is a sports implement consisting of a handled frame with an open hoop across which a network of strings or catgut is stretched tightly.
A radial tire (more properly, a radial-ply tire) is a particular design of vehicular tire.
The Ramphos Trident is an Italian amphibious ultralight trike, designed and produced by Ramphos of Fontanafredda.
A random coil is a polymer conformation where the monomer subunits are oriented randomly while still being bonded to adjacent units.
Ranger Body Armor (RBA) is a U.S. military-issue ballistic vest that was designed for, and used chiefly by, Soldiers of the United States Army 75th Ranger Regiment (“Rangers”) in the 1990s and 2000s.
Ravage 2099 (Paul-Phillip Ravage) is a fictional character, a superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The RBY Mk 1 is a light armoured reconnaissance vehicle that was produced by the RAMTA Division of Israel Aircraft Industries.
Religious symbolism in the United States military includes the use of religious symbols for military chaplain insignia, uniforms, emblems, flags, and chapels; symbolic gestures, actions, and words used in military rituals and ceremonies; and religious symbols or designations used in areas such as headstones and markers in national cemeteries, and military ID tags ("dog tags").
Reparti i Neutralizimit të Elementit të Armatosur ("The Department of Neutralization of Armed Elements"), commonly known by its acronym RENEA, is the main Albanian counter-terrorist and critical incident response unit.
The Rensselaer RP-1 (for Rensselaer Polytechnic design 1) is an American low-wing, single-seat, foot-launchable glider that was designed and produced by the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, New York.
The Rensselaer RP-2 (for Rensselaer Polytechnic design 2) is an American mid-wing, single-seat, glider that was designed by Steven J. Winckler and produced by the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, New York.
Renthal is a UK manufacturer and designer of motorcycle accessories, including handlebars, chainwheels, grips and other items for the off-road, street, and ATV markets.
The Republic of Korea Marine Corps (ROKMC; 대한민국 해병대; Hanja: 大韓民國海兵隊; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Haebyeongdae), also known as the ROK Marine Corps, or the ROK Marines, is the marine corps of South Korea.
Research in lithium-ion batteries has produced many proposed refinements of lithium-ion batteries.
A resin-retained bridge (also known as resin-bonded-bridge) is a bridge (a fixed dental prosthesis) replacing a missing tooth that relies for its retention on a composite resin cement.
The Rial ARC2 was a Formula One racing car manufactured and raced by Rial Racing for the 1989 Formula One season.
Richard G. Ditlevsen Jr. is an American stunt performer.
Rigging comprises the system of ropes, cables and chains, which support a sailing ship or sail boat's masts—standing rigging, including shrouds and stays—and which adjust the position of the vessel's sails and spars to which they are attached—the running rigging, including halyards, braces, sheets and vangs.
A rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) or rigid-inflatable boat (RIB) is a lightweight but high-performance and high-capacity boat constructed with a solid, shaped hull and flexible tubes at the gunwale.
The Riley & Scott Mark III (Mk III) was a sports prototype auto racing car developed by Bob Riley, Bill Riley, and Mark Scott of Riley & Scott Cars Inc..
RoboCop is a 2014 American cyberpunk superhero action film directed by José Padilha and written by Joshua Zetumer, Nick Schenk, Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner.
RoboCop is a fictional robotically enhanced Detroit police officer designated as OCP Crime Prevention Unit 001, and is the main protagonist in the film series of the same name.
Rodney Trafford (born November 29, 1978 in Morristown, New Jersey) is a former American football tight end in the NFL who has played for the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots.
Roller skiing is an off-snow equivalent to cross-country skiing.
A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.
The Rotortec Cloud Dancer I is a German autogyro, designed and produced by Rotortec of Görisried, Allgäu.
The Rotortec Cloud Dancer II is a German autogyro, designed by Jochen Steinbeck and produced by Rotortec of Görisried, Allgäu.
The Rotortec Cloud Dancer Light is a German autogyro, designed and produced by Rotortec of Görisried, Allgäu.
The Royal Navy Cyprus Squadron (RNCS) was a Royal Naval Squadron based on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus from February 2003 until April 2010.
The Ruf CTR3 is a mid-engined sports car built by Ruf Automobile of Germany.
The Ruf R Kompressor (Ruf RK) is a sports car built by Ruf Automobile of Germany.
Russian jokes (anecdotes), the most popular form of Russian humor, are short fictional stories or dialogs with a punch line.
The Rutan Model 76 Voyager was the first aircraft to fly around the world without stopping or refueling.
RV Le Suroît is a French research vessel operated by IFREMER.
The S-TEC Sentry is a reconnaissance UAV developed in the United States in the 1980s.
Not to be confused with the General Motors EV1 Saab EV-1, or Saab 900 Turbo EV-1, was developed by Saab in 1985 as a fully functional and roadworthy future concept car, EV-1 stands for ´Experimental Vehicle One´.
The Sabre Sprint was a product of the mini car company Sabre Cars, formed in 1984 in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Sadler SV-1 Vampire is a single-seat ultralight sport aircraft developed in the United States in the early 1980s.
A safe room or panic room is a fortified room that is installed in a private residence or business to provide a safe shelter, or hiding place, for the inhabitants in the event of a break in, home invasion, tornado, terror attack, or other threat.
A sail is a tensile structure—made from fabric or other membrane materials—that uses wind power to propel sailing craft, including sailing ships, sailboats, windsurfers, ice boats, and even sail-powered land vehicles.
Sail components include the features that define a sail's shape and function, plus its constituent parts from which it is manufactured.
A sail plan is a set of drawings, usually prepared by a naval architect which shows the various combinations of sail proposed for a sailing ship.
Sailcloth encompasses a wide variety of materials that span those from natural fibers, such as flax, hemp or cotton in various forms of sail canvas, to synthetic fibers, including nylon, polyester, aramids, and carbon fibers in a variety of woven, spun and molded textiles.
The SAR 21 ("Singapore Assault Rifle - 21st Century") is a bullpup assault rifle designed and manufactured in Singapore.
The Scaled Composites Pond Racer (Company designation Model 158) was a twin-engine twin-boom aircraft developed for Bob Pond by Burt Rutan and his company Scaled Composites.
The ScaleWings SW51 Mustang, formerly marketed as the FK-Lightplanes Fk51 Mustang, is an Austrian ultralight, light-sport aircraft and homebuilt aircraft that was designed by ScaleWings of Strasswalchen, Austria and was initially produced by FK-Lightplanes of Krosno, Poland, who introduced it publicly at the AERO Friedrichshafen show in 2013.
The Schempp-Hirth Nimbus-4 is a family of high-performance FAI Open Class gliders designed by Klaus Holighaus and manufactured by Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH in Kirchheim, Germany.
A sea kayak or touring kayak is a kayak developed for the sport of paddling on open waters of lakes, bays, and the ocean.
Second Chance is an American body armor manufacturing company that was the first firm to use kevlar for body armor.
Secret passages, also commonly referred to as hidden passages or secret tunnels, are hidden routes used for stealthy travel, escape, or movement of people and goods.
Self-healing hydrogels are a specialized type of polymer hydrogel.
A shackle, also known as a gyve, is a U-shaped piece of metal secured with a clevis pin or bolt across the opening, or a hinged metal loop secured with a quick-release locking pin mechanism.
In a boot or shoe, the shank is a part of the supportive structure between the insole and outsole.
A sheath knife is a fixed-bladed knife that fits in a sheath of leather or other material such as nylon or kevlar.
A shield is a piece of personal armour held in the hand or mounted on the wrist or forearm.
is a Japanese company that produces a line of motorsport helmets.
The short-tail stingray or smooth stingray (Bathytoshia brevicaudata) is a common species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae.
The Sikorsky S-75 was a proof-of-concept all-composite helicopter.
A single-lens reflex camera (SLR) is a camera that typically uses a mirror and prism system (hence "reflex" from the mirror's reflection) that permits the photographer to view through the lens and see exactly what will be captured.
A ski is a narrow strip of semi-rigid material worn underfoot to glide over snow.
Skycam is a computer-controlled, stabilized, cable-suspended camera system.
Slazenger is a British sporting goods manufacturer which concentrates on racket sports including tennis, golf, cricket and hockey.
The Small Arms Protective Insert (SAPI) is a ceramic trauma plate used by the United States Armed Forces.
The Smith X-99 Prop-Jet was a six seat turboprop powered business aircraft designed in the United States in the 1980s.
A snare drum or side drum is a percussion instrument that produces a sharp staccato sound when the head is struck with a drum stick, due to the use of a series of stiff wires held under tension against the lower skin.
Snowboards are boards where both feet are secured to the same board, which are wider than skis, with the ability to glide on snow.
A snowmobile, also known as a motor sled, motor sledge, or snowmachine, is a motorized vehicle designed for winter travel and recreation on snow.
The University of Calgary Solar Car Team is a multi-disciplinary student-run solar car racing ("raycing") team at the University of Calgary, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Soldier 2025 is a United States Army research and development project to create an advanced, high-tech combat uniform for U.S. infantry soldiers.
Soluforce is a brandname of Pipelife for a Reinforced Thermoplastic Pipe (RTP).
The South Armagh Sniper is the generic name"At first, we believed it was one unit, one weapon and one trigger man (...) It developed into at least two".
A space activity suit (SAS) or mechanical counterpressure suit is an experimental spacesuit which applies stable pressure against the skin by means of skintight elastic garments.
A space elevator is a proposed type of planet-to-space transportation system.
Space tethers are long cables which can be used for propulsion, momentum exchange, stabilization and attitude control, or maintaining the relative positions of the components of a large dispersed satellite/spacecraft sensor system.
A number of space tethers have been deployed in space missions.
In a fixed-wing aircraft, the spar is often the main structural member of the wing, running spanwise at right angles (or thereabouts depending on wing sweep) to the fuselage.
The Special Protection Group (SPG) is "an armed force of the Union for providing proximate security to the Prime Minister of India and former Prime Ministers of India and members of their immediate families wherever they are." It was formed in 1988 by an act of the Parliament of India.
Specific modulus is a materials property consisting of the elastic modulus per mass density of a material.
The specific strength is a material's strength (force per unit area at failure) divided by its density.
Spectra Shield is a composite material (specifically, an ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber) used in bulletproof vests and vehicle armour.
Speed-flying (different from speed-riding) is the mix of skiing and paragliding.
Speed skating is a competitive form of ice skating in which the competitors race each other in travelling a certain distance on skates.
Spider silk is a protein fibre spun by spiders.
Spider-Man Noir or just Spider-Man (Peter Parker) is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Spidercam is a system which enables film and television cameras to move both vertically and horizontally over a predetermined area, typically the playing field of a sporting event such as a cricket pitch, football field or a tennis court.
The LAK-19 is a Lithuanian single-seat sailplane manufactured by Sportinė Aviacija.
Squash is a ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles squash) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
Sruli Recht is a designer and artist based in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics), in Singapore, is a strategic business area of ST Engineering and handles land systems and specialty vehicles.
Stahlhelm (plural Stahlhelme) is German for "steel helmet".
A steam car is a car (automobile) powered by a steam engine.
Stephanie Brown is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, most common in association with Batman.
Stephanie Louise Kwolek (July 31, 1923 – June 18, 2014) was an American chemist of Polish heritage, whose career at the DuPont company spanned over 40 years.
Strathcarron Sports Cars plc was a British car manufacturer based in Hove, East Sussex, in business from 1998 until 2001.
Street luge is an extreme gravity-powered activity that involves riding a street luge board (sometimes referred to as a sled) down a paved road or course.
The Streifeneder Albatros (Albatross) is a German mid-wing, gull wing, T-tailed, single-seat, FAI Standard Class glider that was designed by Hansjörg Streifeneder and produced by his company Glasfaser Flugzeug-Service GmbH.
Methods have been devised to modify the yield strength, ductility, and toughness of both crystalline and amorphous materials.
Strida is a portable, belt-driven, folding bicycle with a distinctive 'A'-shaped collapsible frame, designed by UK engineer and designer Mark Sanders.
A string is the vibrating element that produces sound in string instruments such as the guitar, harp, piano (piano wire), and members of the violin family.
In tennis, the strings are the part of a tennis racquet which make contact with the ball.
STS-75 was a United States NASA Space Shuttle mission, the 19th mission of the ''Columbia'' orbiter.
Styling Garage (also known as SGS) was a coachbuilder and tuner near Hamburg, Germany, which operated from 1979 until 1986.
Styx and Stone (Jacob Eishorn and Gerald Stone) are two fictional comic book characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Subaru Elaion is a modified Subaru Forester built to compete in the Dakar Rally, commencing January 1, 2010.
The Sunraycer was a solar powered race car designed to compete in the world's first race featuring solar-powered cars.
A supersonic transport (SST) is a civilian supersonic aircraft designed to transport passengers at speeds greater than the speed of sound.
Surf kayaking is the sport, technique, and equipment, used in surfing ocean waves with kayaks.
A surf ski is long, narrow, and lightweight kayak with an open (sit-on-top) cockpit, usually with a foot pedal controlled rudder.
A surfboard is an elongated platform used in surfing.
The Swiss Barefoot Company is a sock manufacturer based in Switzerland.
Synthetic fibers (British English: synthetic fibres) are fibers made by humans with chemical synthesis, as opposed to natural fibers that humans get from living organisms with little or no chemical changes.
A technical textile is a textile product manufactured for non-aesthetic purposes, where function is the primary criterion.
Technora is an aramid that is useful for a variety of applications that require high strength or chemical resistance.
Teflon-coated bullets, sometimes colloquially, but incorrectly known as "cop killer bullets", are bullets that have been covered with a coating of polytetrafluoroethylene.
Teijin Aramid, formerly known as Teijin Twaron, is a company in The Netherlands that produces various high-strength fibers for industrial purposes, most notably their Kevlar-like para-aramid, Twaron.
Terephthaloyl chloride (TCL, 1,4-benzenedicarbonyl chloride) is the acid chloride of terephthalic acid and is one of two monomers used to make Kevlar(R), the other being p-Phenylenediamine.
Textile-reinforced concrete is a type of reinforced concrete in which the usual steel reinforcing bars are replaced by textile materials.
The Butterfly Monarch is an American autogyro, designed and produced by The Butterfly LLC of Aurora, Texas.
The Museum of Curiosity, formerly titled The Professor of Curiosity, is a comedy panel game on BBC Radio 4 that was first broadcast on 20 February 2008.
The Punisher is a 1990 video game developed by Beam Software and released by LJN, which stars the Marvel Comics anti-hero, the Punisher.
The Punisher: The Ultimate Payback! released in 1991 by Acclaim Entertainment is the Game Boy version of the 1990 NES console game The Punisher about the Marvel comics vigilante Frank Castle, also known as the Punisher.
The Third Option is Vince Flynn's third novel, and the 2nd to feature Mitch Rapp, an American agent who works for the CIA as an operative for a covert counterterrorism unit called the "Orion Team".
An (Integrated) Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment (TMG or ITMG) is the outer layer of a space suit.
The ThothX Tower is a space launch platform tower design by Canadian aerospace company Thoth Technologies (ThothX).
Thread is a type of yarn used for sewing.
The Ticonderoga class of guided missile cruisers is a class of warships in the United States Navy, first ordered and authorized in the 1978 fiscal year.
The timeline of historic inventions is a chronological list of particularly important or significant technological inventions and the people who created the inventions.
This is a timeline of the development of plastics, comprising key discoveries and developments in the production of plastics.
Education has been of prime interest to Poland's rulers since the early 12th century.
A timeline of United States inventions (1946–1991) encompasses the ingenuity and innovative advancements of the United States within a historical context, dating from the era of the Cold War, which have been achieved by inventors who are either native-born or naturalized citizens of the United States.
A timing belt, timing chain or cambelt is a part of an internal combustion engine that synchronizes the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft(s) so that the engine's valves open and close at the proper times during each cylinder's intake and exhaust strokes.
A tire (American English) or tyre (British English; see spelling differences) is a ring-shaped component that surrounds a wheel's rim to transfer a vehicle's load from the axle through the wheel to the ground and to provide traction on the surface traveled over.
Pneumatic tires are manufactured according to relatively standardized processes and machinery, in around 455 tire factories in the world.
A toothed belt; timing belt; cogged belt; cog belt; or synchronous belt is a flexible belt with teeth moulded onto its inner surface.
Juggling torches are one of various props used by jugglers.
The Tornado Intercept Vehicle 1 (TIV 1) and Tornado Intercept Vehicle 2 (TIV 2) are vehicles used to film with an IMAX camera from very close proximity to or within a tornado.
A trainera is a traditional boat of the Cantabrian sea coast at the southern end of the Bay of Biscay, propelled by oars, and formerly sailing.
The Transall C-160 is a military transport aircraft, produced as a joint venture between France and Germany.
TransHab was a concept pursued by NASA in the 1990s to develop the technology for expandable habitats inflated by air in space.
The Trent-class lifeboat is an all-weather lifeboat operated by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) from 30 stations around the coasts of Great Britain and Ireland to provide coverage up to out to sea.
A trimaran (or double-outrigger) is a multihull boat that comprises a main hull and two smaller outrigger hulls (or "floats") which are attached to the main hull with lateral beams.
The Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner (previously known as the Hot Rod Conspiracy/Carpenter Racing Castrol Rocket or Triumph Castrol Rocket) is a streamliner motorcycle built to challenge the motorcycle land speed record.
The TVR 420 SEAC is a sports car designed and built by TVR between 1986 and 1988.
The TVR 450 SEAC is a sports car designed and built by TVR in a one year only run.
Twaron (a brand name of Teijin Aramid) is a para-aramid.
The UGM-133A Trident II, or Trident D5 is a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), built by Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, California, and deployed with the American and British navies.
Ultimate tensile strength (UTS), often shortened to tensile strength (TS), ultimate strength, or Ftu within equations, is the capacity of a material or structure to withstand loads tending to elongate, as opposed to compressive strength, which withstands loads tending to reduce size.
Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE, UHMW) is a subset of the thermoplastic polyethylene.
An umbrella or parasol is a folding canopy supported by wooden or metal ribs, which is usually mounted on a wooden, metal, or plastic pole.
The Unit Tindakan Cepat in Malay (Quick Actions Unit) are the special response units of the Royal Malaysia Police.
The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets is a musical ensemble of the United States Army chiefly responsible for signaling the approach of the President of the United States at state occasions with entrance and exit fanfares.
The United States Marine Corps Reconnaissance Battalions (or commonly called Marine Division Recon) are the Special Operations Capable reconnaissance assets of Marine Air-Ground Task Force that provide division-level ground and amphibious reconnaissance to the Ground Combat Element within the United States Marine Corps.
Up in the Air is a 2001 novel by American author Walter Kirn.
Urbanears is a Scandinavian collective producing headphones along with headphone accessories.
The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is inherent in the theory of universal precaution, which requires specialized clothing or equipment for the protection of individuals from hazard.
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and final supercarrier of the United States Navy.
Many natural and synthetic polymers are attacked by ultraviolet radiation, and products using these materials may crack or disintegrate if they are not UV-stable.
In budgeting (or management accounting in general), a variance is the difference between a budgeted, planned, or standard cost and the actual amount incurred/sold.
The Vector W8 is an American sports car produced from 1989 to 1993.
Vectran is a manufactured fiber, spun from a liquid-crystal polymer (LCP) created by Celanese Corporation and now manufactured by Kuraray.
Military vehicles are commonly armoured (or armored; see spelling differences) to withstand the impact of shrapnel, bullets, missiles or shells, protecting the personnel inside from enemy fire.
Velocity (real name Carin Taylor) is an Image Comics/Top Cow Productions character from the comic series Cyberforce, created by Marc Silvestri in 1992.
Vladimir Viktorovich Smirnov (Влади́мир Ви́кторович Смирно́в, Володимир Вікторович Смирнов; 20 May 1954 – 28 July 1982) was a Soviet foil fencer.
The Waihopai Station is a secure communication facility, located near Blenheim, run by New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau.
A wallet is a small, flat case that can be used to carry such personal items as cash, credit cards, and identification documents (driver's license, identification card, club card, etc.), photographs, transit pass, gift cards, business cards and other paper or laminated cards.
A water cannon is a device that shoots a high-velocity stream of water.
2 inch (50 mm) Nylon webbing as used in auto racing harnesses Webbing is a strong fabric woven as a flat strip or tube of varying width and fibres, often used in place of rope.
A whip is a tool which was traditionally designed to strike animals or people to aid guidance or exert control over animals or other people, through pain compliance or fear of pain, although in some activities, whips can be used without use of pain, such as an additional pressure aid or visual directional cue in equestrianism.
Whiplash is the name of multiple fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
A whipping knot or whipping is a binding of twine or whipcord around the end of a rope to prevent its natural tendency to fray.
The Whipple shield or Whipple bumper, invented by Fred Whipple, is a type of hypervelocity impact shield used to protect manned and unmanned spacecraft from collisions with micrometeoroids and orbital debris whose velocities generally range between.
Whitewater canoeing is the sport of paddling a canoe on a moving body of water, typically a whitewater river.
Wildwater canoeing is a competitive discipline of canoeing in which kayaks or canoes are used to negotiate a stretch of river speedily.
Willacy County Correctional Center is a closed detention center located on the east side of Route 77, at the edge Raymondville City, Willacy County, Texas.
The Williams FW13 was a Formula One racing car used by the Williams team for the last four races of the 1989 Formula One season and, when updated as the FW13B, for the whole of the season.
The Williams FW17 was a Formula One car designed by Adrian Newey with which the Williams team competed in the 1995 Formula One season.
The Wilson Sporting Goods Company is an American sports equipment manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois.
Windsurfing is a surface water sport that combines elements of surfing and sailing.
The Windtech Bantoo is a Spanish two-place paraglider that was designed and produced by Windtech Parapentes of Gijón.
The Windtech Coral is a Spanish single-place paraglider that was designed and produced by Windtech Parapentes of Gijón.
The Windtech Nitro is a Spanish single-place paraglider that was designed and produced by Windtech Parapentes of Gijón.
The Windtech Pulsar is a Spanish single-place paraglider that was designed and produced by Windtech Parapentes of Gijón.
The Windtech Quarx is a Spanish single-place paraglider that was designed and produced by Windtech Parapentes of Gijón.
The Windtech Syncro is a Spanish single-place paraglider that was designed and produced by Windtech Parapentes of Gijón.
The Windtech Tonic is a Spanish single-place paraglider that was designed and produced by Windtech Parapentes of Gijón.
This is a list of women chemists.
Women have made significant contributions to science from the earliest times.
Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.
World Rally Car is a racing automobile built to the specification set by the FIA, the international motorsports governing body and compete in the outright class of the World Rally Championship (WRC).
X-Men: First Class (stylized onscreen as X: First Class) is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics.
The XCOR EZ-Rocket is a test platform for the XCOR rocket propulsion system.
XIII is a first-person shooter video game developed by Ubi Soft Paris and published by Ubi Soft for most platforms except for the OS X version, which was published by Feral Interactive.
The yield point is the point on a stress–strain curve that indicates the limit of elastic behavior and the beginning of plastic behavior.
is the Japanese term for a bow.
The Zakspeed 861 was a Formula One car designed by Paul Brown for the Zakspeed team and was used in both the and seasons.
The Zakspeed 891 was a Formula One car for the season run by the German Zakspeed team.
Zylon (IUPAC name: poly(p-phenylene-2,6-benzobisoxazole)) is a trademarked name for a range of thermoset liquid-crystalline polyoxazole.
A 19-inch rack is a standardized frame or enclosure for mounting multiple electronic equipment modules.
The year 1965 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.
The 1987 Monza 500 was the first round of the inaugural World Touring Car Championship.
The 2011 Coupe de la Ligue Final was the 17th final of France's football league cup competition, the Coupe de la Ligue, a football competition for the 44 teams that the Ligue de Football Professionnel manages.
Events in the year 2011 in the United States.
The 2013 German Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Großer Preis Santander von Deutschland 2013) was a Formula One motor race that was held on 7 July 2013 at the Nürburgring in Nürburg, Germany.
A number of significant scientific events occurred in 2014, including the first robotic landing on a comet and the first complete stem-cell-assisted recovery from paraplegia.
The 21st Century Airships SPAS 13 is a Canadian semi-rigid helium airship demonstrator designed and built by 21st Century Airships of Newmarket, Ontario.
5.45×18mm MPTs (7N7) is a Soviet pistol cartridge.
52 Express is a turbine powered streamliner motorcycle designed and built by Alex Macfadzean as an all-British land-speed record challenger.
The 56th Field Artillery Command was a brigade size element of the United States Army.
The 7.62×25mm Tokarev cartridge (designated as the 7,62 × 25 Tokarev by the C.I.P.) is a Russian rimless bottlenecked pistol cartridge widely used in former Soviet satellite states, China and Pakistan among other countries.
The 9×21mm Gyurza (Гюрза, Russian for "blunt-nosed viper") round is a Russian handgun round designed to defeat body armor that was developed by TsNIITochMash for its SR-1 Vektor semi-automatic pistol and SR-2 Veresk submachine gun.