Battleground school: Israeli company makes bulletproof backpacks for US market (VIDEO)
An Israeli company has produced a backpack which transforms into a full-fledged armored vest. It says the product is in high demand in the US, inspired by the school shootings “trauma” there. “We designed a bullet-proof backpack at the request of our distributors in the United States after the huge trauma caused by the February shooting in Florida,” Snir Koren, CEO of Masada Armor, told AFP. The February 14 shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland has become one of the deadliest incidents of the kind in US history with 17 people killed and some 20 injured. The company’s new product has apparently been received well, as Masada Armor sold “hundreds” of the backpacks in just two months. Now the backpack is available for purchase online and the company...
Military hardware company swamped with orders for bulletproof schoolbags as US school term starts
An Israeli company that designs military-grade vests, uniforms and helmets has developed a bulletproof backpack for school students – and orders are pouring in from the US. Masada Armour created the £550 bag in response to the sheer number of shootings at American secondary schools in recent years....
Preacher’s Goin’ to Kill Gran’ma, BRB
For all its shortcomings when it comes to sustaining a story for a whole season, Preacher sure knows its way around a finale. The show was made for episodes like this. The season is over, and all it has to do is leave us with the strongest impression it can. Make sure that we’ll be aching to do this all over again come next summer. That’s what the show is really good at. Because in the final episode of the season, there’s no holding back anymore. Preacher can throw everything it has at us. It can give us its purest, most bonkers action. And that’s really what we’re here for. For all the build-up of Jesse going to kill gran’ma in the last episode, the finale spends the least amount of time on that fight. It makes sense. A younger man who can dislocate your jaw with one...