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.