Posts Tagged "Safety"

All new U.S. cars may require a “black box” by 2014

All new U.S. cars may require a “black box” by 2014

Flight data recorders, commonly known as “black boxes,” have been a standard feature in airliners since the early 1960s. More recently, various companies have started offering apps and dedicated devices that essentially serve as black boxes for cars, keeping a record of the vehicle’s parameters and location when involved in…

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Cardboard bike helmet could revolutionize head safety

Cardboard bike helmet could revolutionize head safety

As highlighted by the cardboard bicycle, cardboard can be a surprisingly versatile manufacturing material in the right hands. Further proof of this comes via the Kranium: a bicycle helmet constructed from cardboard and designed by Royal College of Art student Anirudha Surabhi, which promises to be 15 percent lighter than…

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