Using Lasers to Direct Lightning Strikes

For the first time ever, scientists have redirected the path of lightning bolts with lasers. During a demonstration atop Switzerland’s Säntis mountain, researchers fired rapid laser pulses at thunderclouds for more than six hours and observed lasers diverting four different lightning strikes. One was filmed in clear enough conditions to demonstrate how the bolt steered the path of the laser for around 50 meters. A laser …

Free Anti-Overdose Kits For NYC Bars and Clubs

The New York City Council recently approved a law that requires the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to create a Nightlife Opioid Antagonist Program. The program will give bars and clubs free access to anti-overdose kits that include the medicine Narcan. In addition, the bill offers free training to teach bartenders and employees how to assist those in need. Already, fentanyl-testing strips and Narcan …

Holt Helmet

Smith’s all-season Holt Helmet doesn’t sacrifice comfort or style as it maintains protection. Featuring advanced ABS construction for impact-resistance, the Holt incorporates a self-adjusting fit system that molds the helmet to a wearer’s head, bombshell ear-pads for cold weather and 14 vents paired with AirEvac’s ventilation system to keep air flowing and prevent googles from fogging. Available in black, white, red or mint green, the …