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We just got word of a patent-pending pepper-spray bracelet called The Little Viper. Developed by an Indiana mother, the accessory weighs less than an ounce, carries the "world's smallest pepper-spray canister" and has a three-foot spray range. "It's the perfect pint-size defense system," says developer Caroline Olah.
While we applaud the idea of being safety-conscious, we would worry about accidentally spraying ourselves—or our friends—with the Little Viper. According to the website, the device could leak in high temperatures, and "will discharge if punctured." (And, um, we're a little clumsy.) We suppose that's why one of the frequently asked questions is "How do I decontaminate myself of Pepper Spray?" Learn more about the device here.
· Little Viper [Official Site]