Ground Zero

A Google Maps mash-up by Sydney-based design firm CarlosLabs looks at what nuclear explosions would do to cities all over the world. via bldgblog

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Scapehood Protection Device Available For General Public

A woman wears a Scapehood protection device, developed and manufactured by ILC February 25, 2003 in Frederica, Delaware. ILC started making the Scapehood for the general public and protects against chemical warfare agents and biological, radiological, and nuclear inhalation particulates. The Scapehood comes in an adult size and smaller sizes for children and infants. It costs $199.00 per unit and is available over the company’s website. The following describes its top 10 features:

AUTOMATIC BLOWER ACTUATION
NO NOSECUP
BLOWER INDICATOR LIGHT
LOW DUROMETER NECKDAM
CLEAR HOOD/LARGE VISOR
QUIET 45 LPM BLOWER
EXHAUST VALVE
POLYCARBONATE BLOWER CONSTRUCTION
FILTER CANISTER
SEALED CASE

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