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Behold: The World’s First Invisible Bike Helmet

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This woman is wearing a bike helmet. Do you see it? Probably not, because it’s not there. Confused yet? OK, here’s the deal: you’re looking at a photo of an innovative product called the Hövding, which is being touted as the world’s first “invisible bike helmet.” See that zip-up scarf around the model’s neck? Housed inside that unassuming fabric collar is an accelerometer and gyroscope that detect motion and trigger the release of an airbag to protect your delicate cranium in the event of a crash. Developed by a pair of Swedish women, the Hövding certainly isn’t cheap (it currently retails for $600 and works once), but it has the potential to revolutionize the world of bike safety and put an end to helmet hair. Pretty cool, huh? Would you ever wear one?

After the jump, check out a video about the development of this incredible technology and how the designers dealt with sexism they encountered in the process of bringing their product to the marketplace…

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The Daily Squeeze: Adoption, Melons, Beer, And Bike Seats

  • Men 18 to 44 are more than twice as likely than women in that age group to have adopted a child. [LiveScience]
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    Guys, Protect Your Packages When Biking

    A lot of my guy friends ride bikes, which is great. Biking helps you get places and is a good exercise, but they better be careful, because it might hurt their manly parts. According to a piece in BJU International, which sounds like it could be an oral sex publication but is in fact a medical one, biking can cause problems such as genital numbness, erection problems, and other issues in that precious area. Regular cyclists, mountain bikers in particular, also run a higher risk of testicular damage and impaired testicular function. Gentleman, wear padded shorts and make sure your seat is at the right level when you go out cycling. [EurekAlert!] Keep reading »

    The Daily Squeeze: Wedding Jitters, Man Breasts, And Naked Cycling

  • A 19-year-old woman in England is getting hypnotized so she doesn’t vom on her wedding day. [Tango]
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