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Tile Pro Bluetooth Location Beacon

Tile Pro Bluetooth Location Beacon

Tile Pro location beacons are two times louder and have twice the range of previous Tile products. They can find your phone or the object that they’re attached to from up to 200ft. away. They’re also the first Tile beacons to be waterproof.

Vktre Henley Motorcycle Shirt

Vktre Henley Motorcycle Shirt

Vaktare’s Henley looks like a normal shirt, but it’s packed with protective features for motorcycle riders. It’s made out of schoeller-dynatec textile and kevlar thread, making it highly resistant to abrasion. It’s also resistant to water, dirt and oil.

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Fiets LED Bike Lights

Fiets LED Bike Lights

Kikkerland’s Fiets are a pair of push button LED lights – one white and one red. You attach them to your bicycle using the silicone straps. But they also come with hook and loop straps so you can wear them or hang them on your bag.

Malle Expedition Jacket

Malle Expedition Jacket

Malle London’s stylish, durable and protective motorcycle jacket. The Expedition is made of waterproof oiled cotton and comes with removable Knox armor plates. It also has Kevlar inner lining, adjustable storm flap, waist and cuffs, and nine large pockets.

BLIP Variable Brake Light

BLIP Variable Brake Light

Kyle McCabe shows off a neat prototype he put together a few years back – a car brake light that gets wider and brighter as more brake force is applied. A simple, yet smart idea we’d love to see go into production vehicles.

Deal: Ztylus Stinger USB Emergency Tool

Deal: Ztylus Stinger USB Emergency Tool

At first glance, this gadget looks like just another USB charger for your car’s cigarette lighter outlet. But this smartly-designed device also packs a spring-loaded glass breaker and a seat belt cutter, which can save your life if you’re ever in a car crash.

Showers Pass Hi-Vis Torch Jacket

Showers Pass Hi-Vis Torch Jacket

A waterproof jacket designed to keep cyclists and bikers as visible as possible. Its main body is made of reflective fabric to keep you visible at night. It’s even easier to see than than the Atlas Jacket thanks to its bright green fabric and large red LEDs.

Origami Bulletproof Shield

Origami Bulletproof Shield

A team of mechanical engineers from BYU have developed a lightweight, foldable shield which can protect multiple law enforcement and emergency personnel from gunfire. Made from 12 layers of Kevlar, it weighs about 40% less than the cumbersome shields used today.

Channellock 87 Rescue Tool

Channellock 87 Rescue Tool

A great EDC tool for firefighters, emergency workers, or anyone who might find themselves in dangerous environments. It slices through thick wires and cables, can tighten and loosen hose couplings, pries open doors and windows, and can shut off gas valves.

Tesla Senses Tingling!

Tesla Senses Tingling!

DV Hardware shares this dashcam footage of a road accident in the Netherlands. The video was taken onboard a Tesla Model X, which sensed a sudden deceleration two cars away, then beeped and braked on its own. Fortunately, no one was badly hurt.

Road Roller Safety System

Road Roller Safety System

Korean firm ETI Co Ltd. has developed a road barrier that could dramatically reduce the degree of injuries from collisions. The trick is that it helps disperse impacts into rotational energy along its conveyor-like rollers. Though it could send cars flying back into traffic.

Safe Eyes Mesh Goggles

Safe Eyes Mesh Goggles

Rather than cover your eyes with hard plastic that fogs up like mad, these safety goggles are made with a mesh which allows airflow, while blocking most particles from getting through. Also available in a fine mesh version, which blocks more dust.

American vs. Mexican Car Safety

American vs. Mexican Car Safety

It’s a well known fact that vehicular safety standards are much higher in the US and Europe than many places. The IIHS conducted a front overlap crash test to illustrate the dramatic difference between Nissan’s cheapest Mexican sedan, and its cheapest US sedan.

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Pearl RearVision

Pearl RearVision

An accessory for vehicles that don’t have rear-facing cameras. It has a pair of wide-angle cameras in a frame that mounts over the rear license plate. Video is sent via Bluetooth to your iOS or Android device. The app also alerts you of nearby objects.

Blinkers Bicycle Lights

Blinkers Bicycle Lights

A set of high tech bike lights that hold in place with powerful magnets. The headlight and rear brake light offer bright turn signals, and the rear light also projects a laser perimeter on both sides of your bike. A power-saving mode adjusts their intensity based on ambient light.

ThrowRaft TD2401 Flotation Device

ThrowRaft TD2401 Flotation Device

A US Coast Guard-approved, compact and reusable inflatable personal flotation device (PFD). The TD2401 measures just 11″x 4″ when packed. You can trigger its CO2 canister manually or just throw the device into the water, where it will automatically inflate.

Why Airliners Don’t Have Parachutes

Why Airliners Don’t Have Parachutes

Today I Found Out lists the many reasons why passenger planes don’t bother providing parachutes. For instance, the cruising speed and altitude of airliners are way above the safe limit to use parachutes.

Deal: DrinkMate Breathalyzer

Deal: DrinkMate Breathalyzer

Keep yourself safe and keep tabs on your drinking this compact breathalyzer. The DrinkMate fits neatly in your pocket, then plugs into your iOS or Android smartphone, letting you quickly and easily check your blood alcohol level. Save 20% in The Awesomer Shop.

Aster Commuter Pack

Aster Commuter Pack

This smartly designed backpack offers features to make bike rides safer. It’s got front and side profile lights, remote-controlled turn signals and an automatic brake light. It’s weather resistant, offers plentiful gear compartments, and can be splayed open for easy access.

TrapTap Speed Trap Indicator

TrapTap Speed Trap Indicator

A portable, unobtrusive and legal speed trap indicator. Instead of using radar, TrapTap uses location data and input from users to locate speed traps. It flashes red, green or blue depending on the zone or listed trap. You can add locations or turn it off by tapping on it.

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LWT: Lead

LWT: Lead

The plight of Flint, Michigan’s residents made lead poisoning a hot topic, but Last Week Tonight reminds us that deadly lead is still in the paint inside millions of homes. John Oliver’s new neighbors dropped by to help him wake up lawmakers.

Flectr Spoke Reflector

Flectr Spoke Reflector

Peel-and-stick spoke reflectors that are incredibly thin, light and tough. Flectr has thousands of reflective prisms to ensure visibility, and its aerodynamic form will not flap, move or make noise even at high speeds. There’s also a wheel magnet variant.

Speed Limit 101

Speed Limit 101

Did you know that speedometers in European vehicles usually indicate a speed that’s higher than the actual value? Or that speed bumps result in a lot of deaths because they slow down medical vehicles? All that and more in Today I Found Out’s video.

SpurCycle Bike Bell

SpurCycle Bike Bell

The diminutive SpurCycle bicycle bell not only looks amazing, it’s been engineered to produce a satisfying “ping” sound that lasts significantly longer than traditional bells. Made in the USA from brass and stainless steel.

Bookman Curve Bicycle Light

Bookman Curve Bicycle Light

Bookman’s rechargeable bicycle lights are visible both straight ahead and from the side, thanks to their curved design. Their silicone strap fits up to 40mm poles. The front light lasts up to 35 hours per charge while the rear light lasts up to 10 hours per charge.

LifeStraw Steel

LifeStraw Steel

An improved version of the instantaneous water filter. Aside from the bacteria filter found in the original, LifeStraw Steel also has a carbon capsule that filters organic compounds such as herbicides and pesticides. It also has a durable steel body. Skip to 1:29.

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