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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.
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Date Range:
Mar 10 — Aug 10
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Featured Examples

Table Weapons
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
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
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
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
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
play_circle_filled Building Block Weaponry
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

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