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The war in Iraq has suffered enormous casualties, where the toll on civilian lives is vague and hardly reported. The number of U.S. casualties however, is monitored, many of which are the result of Improvised Explosive Devices. Overall, media coverage is sporadic and often overshadowed by more spectacular stories, such as child abductions and runaway brides. SWAMP's I.E.D. project aims to give real and physical presence to the death and violence occurring in the Middle East. Custom software continuously monitors a Website that updates the details of slain U.S. soldiers. When new deaths are detected the data is sent wirelessly to the I.E.D. armband, triggering a solenoid to drive a needle into the wearers arm, drawing blood and immediate attention to the reality that someone has just died in the Iraq war. Project Website -