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Intense Self-Defense

Alleviating fears by embracing unique, protective devices and gadgets

Implications - Whether today's world is a more dangerous one, or that consumers are simply more fearful than they used to be, there is no denying that self-defense products are more popular than ever before. Easy-to-conceal devices that offer instant protection are making it easier for consumers to feel at ease around the clock, which is necessary among the many who desire anti-stress living.
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Jan 10 — Dec 10
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Featured Examples

Wireless Weaponry
Wireless Weaponry
Armatix .22 cal at the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show
The wireless watch controlled .22cal pistol by Armatix (shown here in pic #1,) was the show stopper at this year’s Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show. The $10K 007-style linked LED gun won’t fire… MORE
Fashion-Forward Firearms
Fashion-Forward Firearms
Mexican Drug Lord Collects Expensive Diamond and Gold Guns
A Mexican drug lord was just caught with owning more than 38 diamond and gold guns when police raided his home after suspicious behavior. The diamond and gold guns are not only encrusted with the drug… MORE
Lethal Weapon Jewelry
Lethal Weapon Jewelry
This Mawi Double Claw Bracelet Will Cut You in Style
Resembling a weapon, this Mawi Double Claw Bracelet is both lethal in functionality and aesthetics. With a rebellious design, this bracelet looks like a set of ammunition banded together along with double-edged… 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
Tampon Stun Guns
Tampon Stun Guns
The Pink Stinger is a Discrete Self-Defense Device
I'm going to be wary of every woman holding a tampon after seeing the Pink Stinger. The Pink Stinger is a stun gun cleverly disguised as a tampon, that can deliver a 50,000 volt shock to potential attackers.… MORE
Anti-Rain Weaponry
Anti-Rain Weaponry
Knight's Sword Handle Umbrella for Weather-Ready Chivalry
A little chivalry can go a long way to make a dreary day a better one and the Knight’s Sword Handle Umbrella makes the battle a stylish one. The deceptively dangerous rain protector can be worn at the… MORE

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