Forget Fidget Spinners The Next Big Thing In China Is Mini Flame Throwers

July 20, 2017 in Daily Bulletin

Neil Connor wrote about the latest fun craze in China: flamethrowers!

  • Small cigarette shaped flamethrowers are being marketed to women as anti-harassment devices.
  • They’re able to generate a stream of fire half a meter long burning at 1,800 degrees Celsius.
  • The pocket devices can cost as little as $12 and are often bought online.
  • The police have made clear that they believe the devices to be illegal. That hasn’t deterred people much.
  • Concerns about personal safety may. It’s possible for them to accidentally become activated in people’s pockets.

Read more on The Telegraph.

Via: Marginal Revolution