Shade Blade, Your On-Head Solar Power Station

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The Shade Blade is a design concept touted as "the ultimate pair of sunglasses." The visor on top is a solar array, charging up batteries that can power a variety of plug-and-play modules.


The designers say that someday small interchangeable devices will magically appear with on-board AM/FM, various two-way radios, a cellphone and even vision transmission technology. And check out those built-in earphones, snaking their way around the bottom of your ear. Niiiice.

When they were designing this, did anyone consider that it's just extremely dopey looking? Well, looks aren't everything.

Shade Blade [Ideawicket]



Does it come with a sticker that says WARNING: use of this devise guarantees the wearer either having sand kicked in the user's face or the application of an atomic wedgie, based user's location and circumstances.