The Isolator: This Insane Anti-Distraction Helmet From 1925 Would Fit Into Any Modern Open Office

Maybe you blame your smartphone or your open office for the fact that you can’t concentrate at work. But distraction isn’t exactly a new problem: In the 1920s, Hugo Gernsback published a design for a creepy-looking helmet that blocks out sound and vision so someone can focus on their work. As a writer, editor and inventor, he had a lot to do and no time for distractions. And yet, they lurked everywhere he looked. So, he created something he called “The Isolator”. Continue reading »

The Bizarre Looking Of Henry VIII’s Horned Helmet, c.1511-1514

One of the most mysterious objects in the Royal Armouries’ collection is the ‘Horned Helmet’, made for Henry VIII. It formed part of a magnificent armor, commissioned in 1511 by the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I as a gift for the young king, who would have worn the armor for court pageants rather than in combat. Continue reading »

College Seniors Invent AI Helmet To Help The Visually Impaired See

Two college seniors from south China’s Kunming University of Science and Technology have invented an intelligent device, Eye See, to help with the everyday life of the visually impaired. Continue reading »

This Oversized Helmet Is Designed To Block Out Noise In The Workplace

Ukrainian based Hochu rayu design bureau have come up with an idea for when your office or workplace gets too noisy. Continue reading »