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The fallen world, the collapsed infrastructure, the desperate masses seem to all work hand in hand when it comes to prepping. Sure, its a worst case scenario but its one that many of us feel the need to prepare for. Americans own guns. Lots of them. There are nearly 90 million registered gun owners in the nation. That means nearly 1/3 of the nation owns guns. If things get ugly, there will be bullets whizzing around. If you have something on to protect yourself you will be much better off.
This is a great article on the topic of materials used to create body armor. The world of technologically advanced materials is fascinating and its only getting better. Imagine a world where everything is stronger, more breathable and just more effective. Its coming and this article gives you an idea of just how far along we are.