I think this is very cool indeed. So cool that when I saw it I said ‘Oh, that’s SO cool” – out-loud and to myself… 

Simply put, and as non technical as can possibly be (due to my non scientific, non technical brain!), its an umbrella that harnesses the energy from the falling rain and lights up to make you more visible to the surrounding wet world. 




I am not for a minute going to pretend I understand any of HOW this works, so for more info go here and here

However, this means no more lurking on a dark rainy night. IF that be your thing… I wont judge.

Shame we don’t have much use for it here in my Melbourne town – being in a bad possibly global warming related drought and all!