Disguising as Danger

Novelty products give consumers a sense of control over their safety
Implications - Although weapons have become increasingly unacceptable in mainstream society, more and more undercover gizmos doubling as harm-inflicting weaponry are appearing in the marketplace. Due in part to consumers’ yearning for control over their personal safety, these dangerous toys and tricks in disguise also make light of the more serious issue of societal violence.
SCORE: 5.1
Warm Top 6 Examples: 111,097 Total Clicks Mar 10 - Aug 10
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Table Weapons - Keep Zombies & Burglars at Bay With  the 'For Zombies' Table
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 30,714 Clicks Pub: Apr 25, 10
Table Weapons
Keep Zombies & Burglars at Bay With the 'For Zombies' Table
I'd feel a lot safer if my house had the 'For Zombies' table in it. This table is perfect for zombies, and almost any other type of intruder who is adverse to being hit with blunt objects. Convertible… [More]
Nutty Pendant Knives - The Golden Peanut Pocket Knife Necklace is Dangerously Cute
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 23,042 Clicks Pub: Jul 21, 10
Nutty Pendant Knives
The Golden Peanut Pocket Knife Necklace is Dangerously Cute
With the Golden Peanut Pocket Knife Necklace, there is now a way to look chic while protecting yourself. With the facade of a small golden peanut, this intricate accessory is actually a weapon in disguise.… [More]
Dangerous Pens - The Uzi Tactical Pen is Protection, James Bond-Style
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 23,061 Clicks Pub: May 30, 10
Dangerous Pens
The Uzi Tactical Pen is Protection, James Bond-Style
The Uzi Tactical Pen is arguably better then any pen weaponry that James Bond used. With a DNA collector, stabbing abilities and a body made from aircraft aluminum (not to mention the ability to write),… [More]
Tiny Destructive Weapons - The Mini Canon Packs Quite the Punch
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 14,863 Clicks Pub: Aug 9, 10
Tiny Destructive Weapons
The Mini Canon Packs Quite the Punch
Size truly doesn't matter as presented in this Mini Canon video, as the featured miniature weapon definitely packs quite the punch. Created by Shamir, the Mini Canon actually uses gun powder and steel… [More]
Office Supply Weapons - The Rubber Bandit Pen Will Earn You R-E-S-P-E-C-T
SCORE: 5.2
Mild 11,355 Clicks Pub: Jul 31, 10
Office Supply Weapons
The Rubber Bandit Pen Will Earn You R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Bringing class clown antics to the workplace, the Rubber Bandit Pen is perfect for those looking to cause mischief or start a coup d'etat. Of course, I'm also assuming if used recklessly, this would be… [More]
Building Block Weaponry - The LEGO Collection by Futura Displays Some Destructive Delights
SCORE: 5
Mild 8,062 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 10
Building Block Weaponry
The LEGO Collection by Futura Displays Some Destructive Delights
Everyone knows that the coolest possible thing you can build from LEGO is a gun. It's that much cooler, however, when those guns were based on a hit summer blockbuster like District 9. The LEGO collection… [More]