Hövding Personal Airbag, Invisible Helmet

Written by Mike Awada on . Posted in Gadgets, Sports, Technology

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“The Invisible Helmet”

The helmet, despite being a smart wear and crucial for risk takers, is often associated with being uncool and looking funny. What these people don’t realize is that breaking your neck and dying is similarly uncool. Lucky for those unwilling to buckle in, two Swedish designers have come up with a gadget that could revolutionize the head protection industry.

Could Shock Absorbing Flubber Save The NFL?

Written by Mike Awada on . Posted in Science, Sports, Technology

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With hard-hitting safety Bernard Pollard predicting the NFL’s demise within decades, and President Obama saying he would never let his daughters play football, the safety and future of America’s favorite pastime is being called into question more than ever.

Players are getting bigger, faster and stronger causing larger and more powerful collisions.

How can we save the NFL from becoming a powderpuff league? A company called Tech21 may have accidentally discovered the answer.

A Car Is Born: Building The Dodge Viper (VIDEO)

Written by Astounde on . Posted in Gadgets, Sports, Technology

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A two-seat super–sports car left for dead in the wake of Chrysler’s stay in Chapter 11 purgatory, exhumed by Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne.

Styling is expected to echo elements of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione and Zagato’s Alfa Romeo TZ3 concept car.

Dealers got to see a design study in September, but it remains shrouded in secrecy.