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Tag: Safety

Whistle Glows in the Dark so Survivors Can Find It

Whistle Glows in the Dark so Survivors Can Find It
Whistles can come in handy during emergencies and natural disasters. They’re especially useful in catching the attention of rescuers who might not be able to see survivors clearly because of the conditions. Unfortunately, not everyone walks around carrying a whistle in their pocket or wearing one around their neck.

Rearviz: A Wrist-Mounted Mirror for Bike Riders

Rearviz: A Wrist-Mounted Mirror for Bike Riders
It can be pretty dangerous riding a bike these days what with all of the texting, drunk, or just plain bad drivers on the road. Many of the accidents happen when a cyclist is hit from behind when taking turns or slowing down.

Air Force Launches Collaboratory: A Place to Collaborate and Solve Science Problems

Air Force Launches Collaboratory: A Place to Collaborate and Solve Science Problems
Despite tremendous technological advancements over the last several decades, there are still numerous challenges which face the world every day. The Air Force has just launched a new website to encourage collaborative problem solving, and to create solutions which could someday be used in the field to help save troop and civilian lives or improve operational efficiency.

Collapsible Bike Helmet: Hope It Doesn’t Collapse on Your Head

Collapsible Bike Helmet: Hope It Doesn’t Collapse on Your Head
Let’s face it, helmets are huge. They are a hassle to store and transport when not on your head. Want a bike helmet to protect your head, but prefer something that’s not as bulky as traditional helmets?

CitiBike Smart Helmet Leads You to the Nearest Bike Docking Station

CitiBike Smart Helmet Leads You to the Nearest Bike Docking Station
Bicycle riders in New York now have a new weapon in the commuting wars. The CitiBike Smart Helmet will show you the way to the nearest CitiBike docking station. That’s pretty handy. Maybe I should say heady.

Vapur Foldable Water Bottles Have Built-in Filters

Vapur Foldable Water Bottles Have Built-in Filters
Clean water can be hard to come by, especially when you’re in the great outdoors or traveling in areas that don’t have sufficient facilities. While you might come by a water source, the water is probably unsafe for drinking and might contain contaminants or pollutants that might make you sick.

HALO MINI Pet Collar: All Your Pets Are Safe with Us

HALO MINI Pet Collar: All Your Pets Are Safe with Us
When you walk your pet at night, it’s safe to say that it’s pretty easy to lose track of it, especially when it’s black (like mine). That’s one of the reasons why I really like these superbright LED collars.

Lumigrids LEDs Map Bicycle Terrain: Pilot Your Bike Like a Fighter Plane!

Lumigrids LEDs Map Bicycle Terrain: Pilot Your Bike Like a Fighter Plane!
If there’s something that you need to be careful with, it’s definitely your bike when you’re riding late at night. I’ve had one accident where I woke up in the hospital, and I was on a cycling path!

Lenticular Lens Trick Creates Child Abuse Ads That Only Children Can See

Lenticular Lens Trick Creates Child Abuse Ads That Only Children Can See
I think it’s safe to say that most adults know what constitutes child abuse. Unfortunately, the same thing can’t be said for children, who might think that what they’re being subjected to is normal. The ANAR Foundation and Grey Group Spain are hoping to change that, though, with the launch of an ad campaign that uses lenticular printing.

Batman Car Booster Seat: The Car Seat Your Child Deserves

Batman Car Booster Seat: The Car Seat Your Child Deserves
A lot of parents find it difficult to strap their kids into the car seat because, well, the kids don’t really want to be strapped in for the ride in the first place. Safety comes first though, so the car seat is a non-negotiable issue.

Hoo Whistle Case is a Noisemaker and Phone Case in One

Hoo Whistle Case is a Noisemaker and Phone Case in One
People have come up with iPhone cases that come attached with all sorts of stuff, like extra battery packs, card holders, and even bottle openers. Those seem like reasonable things to have integrated onto a phone case.

Flying Rescue Lifeguard Drone Could be a Real Life Saver

Flying Rescue Lifeguard Drone Could be a Real Life Saver
Looking for a lifeguard that won’t get all out of shape like David Hasselhoff? A research lab in Iran is working on one – a robotic lifeguard that can respond instantly to passengers and crew who fall from ships by flying to their rescue and dropping a life preserver to them.

6D Motorcycle Helmets Might Just Save Your Life

6D Motorcycle Helmets Might Just Save Your Life
It pays to play it safe, especially when you’re on the road. Thousands of motorists die every year in accidents; while there’s no surefire way or system to eliminate these unfortunate occurrences entirely, there are some things that you can wear on your head to cushion the blow or install on your bike.

Reevu Motorcycle Helmet Gives You Eyes in the Back of Your Head

Reevu Motorcycle Helmet Gives You Eyes in the Back of Your Head
The most dangerous thing about a motorcycle isn’t the motorcycle itself, it’s the distracted drivers around you. We all see people driving down the street in a car weaving all over the place, texting rather than paying attention to what they’re doing.

Nohot: The Cup that Lets You Know When It’s Safe to Drink Your Coffee

Nohot: The Cup that Lets You Know When It’s Safe to Drink Your Coffee
How many times have you lifted that little cardboard cup to your mouth, only to recoil in pain once the hot coffee touches your lips and scalds your tongue? If it’s a number higher than one, then I’d say that’s one time too many.

Seismic Cloak Could Protect Your House, But Your Neighbors Won’t Be Happy

Seismic Cloak Could Protect Your House, But Your Neighbors Won’t Be Happy
When someone starts talking about cloaking devices and technology, I immediately reference the Romulan tech of Star Trek. However, when it comes to earthquakes, scientists are working on a way to cloak entire structures from tremors.