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U.S. Army Rangers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, clear a building during a live fire exercise on Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Jan 23, 2014.

US Army’s new helmets and body armor will make soldiers lighter, faster, and even harder to kill

"I want our equipment to make our soldiers invincible," a US Army general said as the redesigned helmet and body armor were unveiled.

Military researchers think spider silk may keep US troops lighter and cooler in combat

Artificial spider silk, while a bit pricey, could improve existing body armor and other materials, like tents and parachutes, by adding flexibility and better regulating temperatures.

There are some ‘troubling trends’ in sports drinks — and that’s bad news for Pepsi

PepsiCo will likely see its struggles continue as a Jefferies survey revealed Americans are increasingly ditching sports drinks for water. Its key sports drink Gatorade has been a drag and as new competitors like BodyArmor enter the market, it's unlikely to get better.
Kobe Bryant's new ads for BodyArmor call out competitor Gatorade by name, and there's a strong stable of athletes behind the campaign.

Kobe Bryant directed and wrote an ad campaign for a sports drink backed by some of the biggest names in sports and it takes a big shot at Gatorade

Kobe Bryant's new ads for BodyArmor call out competitor Gatorade by name, and there's a strong stable of athletes behind the campaign.

Russia just released a video unveiling its new ‘Star Wars’ combat suit

The suit features "cutting-edge" armor, an exoskeleton, a helmet and visor and more.

An Air Force Academy cadet created a bullet-stopping goo to use for body armor

The viscous substance has molecules that respond vigorously to impacts, preventing penetration.