The Latest from Asia: Transit Body Armor

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Photo via The Gloss

Designer Siew Ming Cheng of National University of Singapore has devised a way to keep fellow transit passengers at a respectable distance. The Gloss reports:

“The ‘Spike Away’ vest is a flexible plastic suit of armor that is covered in three-inch long spikes and looks like something Lady Gaga would wear. The spikes are not actually harmful to strangers, but they definitely inspire people to stand as far away as possible.”

Is it sick to want the spikes to hurt just a little? Probably.

When “BACK THE FUCK OFF” isn’t enough …

Read the rest of the story at The Gloss.

h/t @tendersociety

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