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Flickr Find: iPod armor edition

Mat Lu

Wow, as if there weren't enough reason to carry around your iPod, Kevin Garrad of the 3rd Infantry Division has evidence that an iPod can save your life. Apparently, he had the iPod in his outside pocket when he was shot with an AK-47; the iPod seems to have slowed down the bullet enough to prevent it from penetrating his body armor. Flickr user tikigod, who posted the image, says that it has been seen inside Apple, and they're working on getting Kevin a replacement.

[Via Digg]

Update: I ran across a bit more information, including links to some more pictures. I'm pretty sure this is legitimate. [via Digg]

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