The NFL is encouraging its players to get vaccinated. Why? The expectation is that it’ll allow players more freedom, as opposed to what they had to endure during the 2020 season. Per NFL insider Albert Breer, two teams are leading the pack in player vaccinations. Those two teams are the...
Public SafetyPosted byThe Independent
Residents of a Surrey village have begun wearing cycling helmets as they leave their homes, to protect themselves from a siege of catapult attacks.Houses, cars, and people in Stanwell Village were hit with flying stones over the weekend, which police believe were catapulted or thrown from a nearby nature reserve.Surrey Police responded to the calls throughout the weekend, and on Monday attended another report on Russell Drive.When they arrived at the scene, rocks were pelted at the officers. One rock smashed into a wing mirror on a police car, and a second landed centimetres from an officer’s feet.Neighbourhood Sergeant, Paul...
Beauty & FashionHighsnobiety
Back in the '80s, Banana Republic was a quirky adventure outfitter, proffering pith helmets and photographer vests for intrepid explorers. The brand has obviously gone in a much different direction in the years since, but devotees haven't forgotten that legacy of expedition. Ana Andjelic, Banana Republic's new Chief Brand Officer, is one such die-hard, and she's bringing back the past by way of the retailer's inaugural "BR Vintage" line.
Video GamesPosted byForbes
I said I wasn’t going to go back to Outriders until they buffed legendary drop rates, and after two and a half months, they’re finally about to deliver. In the next patch, People Can Fly is planning sweeping buffs to the legendary drop rate and drop mechanics, not bothering to “explain” the drop rate like they said they were going to before they made changes, but just…doing it.
Video GamesPosted byGamesRadar+
Bethesda is bringing Fallout: New Vegas' iconic Desert Ranger helmet to real-life with an extremely limited edition run of wearable replicas. The Fallout NCR Desert Ranger Helmet Bundle went live on the Bethesda Gear store today and almost instantly sold out. Only 500 bundles will be made in the whole dang world and they're set to start shipping out in December - the store page does include the option to sign up for back-in-stock notifications, so Bethesda may be holding some of the helmets in reserve for sale at a later date.
A gift for every type of travel dad. Fathers can be tricky to shop for. Some are obsessed with their bikes, but they’re also particular about them. For some, new clothes are their last priority—they’ve got a button-up from five years ago, why would they possibly need another? Though it may be tough to find the right thing for your dad, if they also love to travel, then we can help you select the perfect something. Whether you’re looking for an experience or wanting something for him to unwrap, we’ve got you covered. These are the best Father’s Day gifts for the father figure in your life.
With the successful launch of the Star Wars: The Bad Batch TV show on Disney+, pop culture memorabilia shop Sideshow released the Hunter collectible, a miniature action figure of one of the show's leading characters. The Hunter collectible, designed by Hot Toys, is a highly realistic replica of the stoic clone commando contained in a sixth scale format.
Marc Marquez (Honda) He arrives at his favorite circuit, the one where he has won the last 10 times it has happened (one in 125cc, two in Moto2 and seven in MotoGP, from 2010 to 2019), Sachsenring, Germany, and it does so by launching a new helmet designed for the occasion, a very retro design that will undoubtedly cause thousands of motorcycling fans to remember the legendary pilots’ helmets of the last decades.
Marc Márquez will wear this weekend a special “Retro & rdquor; at the German Grand Prix, a very special track for the Cervera rider, in which he has achieved a total of 10 consecutive victories from 2010 to 2019. With the design of this helmet we want to pay tribute...
Motorcycle riders that practice the Sikh religion have long opposed mandatory helmet laws because they interfere with wearing a turban, the religious head dressing that many devout followers consider essential. With the introduction of the Tough Turban prototype, Sikhs in areas with a helmet law exemption may soon have a safe alternative.
California StatePosted byThe Week
"Over the next few weeks, a company called Kernel will begin sending dozens of customers across the U.S. a $50,000 helmet that can, crudely speaking, read their mind," Ashlee Vance writes at Bloomberg Businessweek. The company's founder, Bryan Johnson, spent more than five years and $55 million of his own fortune — Johnson started the electronic payment system Braintree and bought Venmo before selling both to Ebay for $800 million — to develop his helmets.
The Dallas Cowboys had the most draft picks of any NFL team this year with eleven. They went particularly hard after defensive talent, using eight of those selections on that side of the ball to help Dan Quinn upgrade a dismal 2020 performance. While this time of year is always...
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ElectronicsPosted byThe Hill
A neurotechnology company called Kernel has developed two helmets that utilize sensors and lasers to measure and study the electromagnetic activity of the brain. Kernel, founded by Bryan Johnson, has spent more than five years and $55 million developing the two helmets. The initial production of the helmets will be...
After this offseason, these surely aren’t the same old Detroit Lions. And they don’t need to be. Under former head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn, the Lions regressed from a perennial playoff team to once again occupying the basement of the NFC North division. New Lions owner...
When I was a kid growing up in Australia, Sunday nights were usually filled with watching that day’s 500cc or Formula One grand prix, the two- and four-wheeled heroes and their screaming machines filling every available audible space in the living room and down the halls. I loved those days,...
A perfect day for a biker requires a combination of many factors, starting with the weather. The climate should be cool, without being cold, but the road should be at a high temperature, for a perfect grip on the tires. The wind is our worst enemy. Instead, the breeze helps us cool down in the warmer seasons. Add to that a day without traffic, in case of going out by road, and without neighborhood scares if you are from the country. It seems complicated right? The heat is exhausting en route, hence spring and autumn are the most popular seasons. However, the rise of the thermometer does not have to get off both wheels, you just have to know where to look for the best motorcycle gear for summer. Brands like Acerbis (off-road), By City (urban) or BMW (road) They have a wide range of suits, helmets, gloves and accessories suitable for high temperatures.
Richie Schley has been riding trails all around the world for decades and is of course more than happy to share the trail and the stoke with his friends, but as we all know, it’s not always easy to find a riding buddy that is up for a spontaneous shred or for the lines you have in mind.
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EconomyHigh Performance Composites
On June 11 Helicoid Industries Inc. (Indio, Calif., U.S.) announced preliminary weight reduction results for its protective motorcycle helmet prototypes, which incorporate Helicoid biomimetic fiber-reinforced composites. The company notes that, with the amount of composite materials used, the prototypes achieved up to a 25% weight reduction while maintaining industry safety ECE22.05 standards. Helicoid technology also reportedly reduces raw material consumption.