This Bookcase Could Save Your Life

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After the shootings in Sandy Hook, a former police officer in Melbourne wanted a way to make classrooms safer, reports The Age. “While the US gun lobby called for teachers to be armed, [Craig Harwood] thought about how to protect people from gunmen in the terrifying wait for police to arrive.” His solution: a moveable, anti-ballistic bookcase that can be used as a bulletproof barricade during emergencies.

The promotional video below shows how the dFence bookshelf works, and you can read more about how and why Harwood created the product here.

Via the Bookshelf blog

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