Strange self-defense devices still get the job done, and maybe even better considering that most of them are discreet and unexpected. For example, a modest umbrella would never be perceived as a hidden sword to a potential attacker.

This umbrella is real and listed here, along with other awesome but strange self-defense pieces to keep you safe. From tampon stun guns to bulletproof sunglasses, these self-defense devices are sure to surprise you.

Implications - Modern society poses so many different dangers that consumers are taking it upon themselves to to enforce protection. Products that make customers feel safer are appealing to those who take caution wherever they go.