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Offline bollio

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Tinfoil Hat 2.0
« on: January 18, 2017, 12:16:34 am »
So came across this gem today...

http://shieldheadwear.com/

Not sure if blatantly conning people or if actually works and subtly conning people.

Check it out for a bit of a giggle.
 

Offline Terrius

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Re: Tinfoil Hat 2.0
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2017, 09:18:09 pm »
I was just wondering where I could purchase a hipster style tinfoil hat! Thank you for making my dreams come true!


On a more serious note the FAQ is pretty interesting, and at least slightly honest:

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Does the hat really work?
"Yes it works thanks to the special silver shielding fabric inside. It has shielding effectiveness 55dB-65dB from 10 MHz to 4 GHz. Silver is also antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiodor and antistatic. Generally it can`t completely protect your head against signals because it should be covered from the top to the bottom. The shielding fabric is tested and it blocks High Frequency & Low Frequency electromagnetic radiation."

Sounds like it is just a Faraday cage made with conductive silver thread. So I'd say cashing in on hipsters who don't understand science, not sure if that is a blatant con or a subtle con.

They did answer the most important question of all though!

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Is this just the tin foil hat?
"Our hat is not the improved version of “tin foil hat”. It`s inspired by actual situation and studies. Until now, we`ve known the waterproof, windproof or dustproof feature. Now it`s time to introduce the signaproof feature into fashion. Shield is more beautiful, comfortable and sophisticated hat than tin foil hat."

Offline Sprog

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Re: Tinfoil Hat 2.0
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2017, 11:13:00 am »
A somewhat humor-based approach by iDubbbz.

EDIT: Some users may find this ..... IDK lotsof cussing and pollitically incorrect terminology
« Last Edit: January 28, 2017, 11:14:57 am by Sprog »
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Re: Tinfoil Hat 2.0
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2017, 11:46:12 am »
some valid use case
 


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