Abdulmutallab/Flight 253 Airline Terror links

And for the prurient interest, the underwear, apparently still containing the explosives. It looks like they were cut off with scissors, implying that he was wearing them at the time. I wonder how much explosive energy a human thigh absorbs?

In conversation, a friend mentioned that the media whirlwind overwhelms the right response, which is to go on with our lives. Which is what I shall now do. Look! A burning goat!

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  1. I wonder how much explosive energy a human thigh absorbs?
    Over the years there have been innumerable cases of soldiers throwing themselves on grenades and other types of bombs in order to save their comrades. By all accounts heavy, wet, semi-soft objects like bodies absorb the blast very well. This is apparently why bombs hidden in body cavities are rather ineffective.

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