eco-friendly helmets

"Fend" Bicycle Helmet Collapses to One-Third Its Original Size

Hate lugging around a bicycle helmet around town? Consider yourself officially out of excuses. Protecting your noggin couldn’t be more convenient with the “Fend,” a…

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Loomstate Designs Environment-Inspired Panda Helmet for the NFL

Loomstate just put the “fantasy” into “fantasy football.” Together with 48 of its fellow Council of Fashion Designers of America members, the ethical clothing…

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"Mamoris" Chair Transforms Into a Noggin-Protecting Emergency Helmet

“Mamoris” is the chair you’ll want to be sitting on in case of an earthquake. The brain—pun intended—child of Japanese industrial-design firms Znug and Poplife,…

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Inkwell Helmets Creates Hand-Painted Designs for Every Cyclist's Personality

When on a bicycle, safety is of paramount importance. Danielle Baskin’s line of hand-painted, graphic helmets allows riders to showcase their good sense. Her company, Inkwell…

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Reebok's "CheckLight" Device Alerts Athletes to Severity of Head Impacts

A growing body of research is revealing that head impacts during sports can cause major trauma and damage. Wearing a helmet is critical, but hits to the noggin, even smallish ones, can…

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Vibrating "Tactile Helmet" Helmet Helps Firefighters Navigate in the Dark

Photo by Shutterstock Firefighters and rescue workers have a lot working against them while battling blazes or searching through rubble. It’s hard to see and hear, plus their…

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14 Bizarre Fashions That Sound Like April Fool's Jokes (But Aren't)

FERMENTED FASHION Don’t even attempt to get the red wine out of this dress. The skintight garment is part of a line of “fermented fashion” derived entirely from the…

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Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2012 (Vote for the Coolest!)

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VIDEO: World's First "Invisible" Bike Helmet Goes on Sale

It’s been seven years in the making, but the world’s first “invisible” bike helmet is now available for purchase. The brainchild of Anna Haupt and Terese…

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Crash Helmet Makes a Stink (Literally!) When It Cracks

Sure, you may feel virtuous every time you strap on your bike helmet, but even the sturdiest ones wear out over time, developing hairline cracks that aren’t always visible to the…

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Inflatable Airbag "Collar" Protects Helmet-Free Cyclists From Broken Skulls

A fear of helmet head is one thing; your melon smashed on the side of the road is quite another. But for cyclists whose vanity overrides common sense and safety, consider the Hövding,…

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