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May 15, 2013

Unbreakable: Self-Defense Umbrella

Wrote Ade Oshineye: "I'm really tempted to buy this umbrella. That's partly because of this scary video. On the other hand, I suspect the people in the video would be just as scary without the umbrella."

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I'm thinking you'd best not take this to the airport or you'll find yourself sans tricked-out brolly in a room with a mirror.

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Fair warning.

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From the website:

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Unbreakable Self-Defense Umbrella

Truly the Clark Kent of umbrellas: discreet, yet able to pack a wallop at any moment.

Anyone who can use a stick for defense can use this umbrella.

Do you know how to swing a baseball bat?

Do you know how to strike with a sturdy stick?

If you do, you know all you need to know….

The Unbreakable Self Defense Umbrella looks like any ordinary umbrella, yet is able to strike as hard as a steel pipe.

The umbrella does not contain any higher than normal amount of metal and therefore does not attract unwanted attention.

It is made of a proprietary type of plastic so strong that you can drive a tank over it and it will not break.

Best of all, it only weighs 1.5 lbs!

It does not cause strange looks if carried by an able-bodied person, and it will even protect you from rain!

It is covered in state-of-the-art waterproof fabric.

So effective and discreet, these are carried by members of the Philippines' Presidential Security Group.

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"So effective and discreet, these are carried by members of the Philippines' Presidential Security Group." — what higher proof of efficacy could there possibly be? GIMME A BREAK!

Too great.

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$180.

[via Richard Kashdan, whose Jedi knight-like skillz render devices like this mere piffle — dust in the wind of his lightning-fast moves.]

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Yes, Steed.

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | May 16, 2013 12:12:25 PM

@ foreign language in the video: It is Korean. It is just one to ten and bears no relation to the English on the screen.

Posted by: antares | May 15, 2013 8:17:07 PM

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