xander | 08:51 AM
Or more simply known as the "No-Contact Jacket", this defensive apparel is designed to pretect women from assault. Anyone who grabs the jacket gets jolted with 80,000 volts while the wearer is safely insulated.
Unlike weapons and sprays, the jacket can't be grabbed from a woman and used against her. And it's not as lethal as a gun.
When charged, the jacket crackles audibly. A pair of slits in the outer lining shows the electric arcs that course across the entire middle layer. It's an impressive display of the jacket's power.
Whiton said the "really evil crackling sound" makes him flinch involuntarily: The shocks he received testing the jacket conditioned him to associate the sound with pain.