The bomb-busting bin that laughs in the face of terrorists


blastgard.JPGAnd you thought bins were just somewhere to chuck your used Big Mac wrappers… The BlastGard 101 is being billed as “the ultimate bomb-resistant garbage can”, and could soon be installed in tube and train stations to try and prevent deaths and injuries in the event of a bomb being placed in it.

The bins cost $4,400 apiece, and have been designed to contain explosions, but also keep in the blast pressures that can be as dangerous to passers-by as actual shrapnel. Oh, and it also has ‘blastwrap’ technology to put out fireballs. Get some of these in Liverpool Street station now!

(via New York Daily News)

Stuart Dredge
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