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(Dezeen)   There's a jacket that can protect you from virus, because it's made of copper. Seven miles of it. Full metal jacket   (dezeen.com) divider line
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2020-05-18 3:58:02 PM  
How does it perform in thunderstorms?
 
2020-05-18 4:01:14 PM  
jasonvatch: How does it perform in thunderstorms?

You'll feel very grounded wearing it...
 
2020-05-18 4:38:08 PM  
There are studies showing that copper surfaces can destroy some respiratory viruses in minutes.  How much of that jacket's surface area is actually copper?  And then there are the copper masks that are supposed to have a viricidal effect, as if anything passing through the open mesh that allows breathing is going to stay in contact with the mask for long enough to be deactivated.
 
2020-05-18 4:39:02 PM  
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2020-05-18 5:26:13 PM  
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2020-05-18 5:42:10 PM  

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Well it is true.  We are.  In a world.  Of shiat.
 
2020-05-18 5:45:05 PM  
Yeah, Coppers! You'll never catch me alive...wearing one of these.
 
2020-05-18 5:45:09 PM  
Copper is Metroman's weakness.
 
2020-05-18 5:56:30 PM  
If you have purchased this jacket I am selling a matching bridge for cheap.
 
2020-05-18 5:59:45 PM  
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2020-05-18 6:08:56 PM  
So people know that copper poisoning is a thing right?

People also know copper attracts lightning, right?
 
2020-05-18 6:16:59 PM  
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2020-05-18 6:21:08 PM  

Bennie Crabtree: People also know copper attracts lightning, right?


Uhh...where do you get that idea?
 
2020-05-18 6:27:33 PM  

jaylectricity: Bennie Crabtree: People also know copper attracts lightning, right?

Uhh...where do you get that idea?


Oh I don't know, the lightning rods all over copper roofs? Am I wrong on this?
 
2020-05-18 6:28:19 PM  
Roofs...rooves...roofses...reeves... whatever the plural of roof is.
 
2020-05-18 6:52:25 PM  

Bennie Crabtree: jaylectricity: Bennie Crabtree: People also know copper attracts lightning, right?

Uhh...where do you get that idea?

Oh I don't know, the lightning rods all over copper roofs? Am I wrong on this?


Yes. It has nothing to do with the copper. Lightning is attracted by ions in the air. It comes from the ground. It will travel up the wire to the lightning rod because the resistance of copper or aluminum or just about every other kind of metal is less than open air.
 
2020-05-18 7:08:21 PM  

Mr. Shabooboo: jasonvatch: How does it perform in thunderstorms?

You'll feel very grounded wearing it...


You'll need to conduct yourself while wearing it for the full effect.
 
2020-05-18 7:35:33 PM  

jaylectricity: Yes. It has nothing to do with the copper.


I'm sad that all that copper wiring in houses doesn't translate into copper coats turning people into lightning rods.
 
2020-05-18 7:39:31 PM  
Ride the jacket.
 
2020-05-18 7:42:54 PM  
So maybe I'm outing myself as old for knowing what change is, but haven't these guys ever held a penny and smelled their fingers?

Now imagine that, but all over your neck, arms, and torso.
 
2020-05-18 7:56:56 PM  
Shallow Gravy - Jacket (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
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2020-05-18 7:57:24 PM  

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2020-05-18 8:09:06 PM  

Bennie Crabtree: jaylectricity: Yes. It has nothing to do with the copper.

I'm sad that all that copper wiring in houses doesn't translate into copper coats turning people into lightning rods.


Well, if they're out on the flatlands it will.
 
2020-05-18 8:15:07 PM  
In case you were wondering , the cost is $1,095
 
2020-05-18 8:18:46 PM  

jaylectricity: Bennie Crabtree: jaylectricity: Yes. It has nothing to do with the copper.

I'm sad that all that copper wiring in houses doesn't translate into copper coats turning people into lightning rods.

Well, if they're out on the flatlands it will.


It helps if you ground yourself, like metal cleats on your shoes or better yet climb up on a horse that has metal shoes.
 
2020-05-18 8:36:46 PM  
I had a fark to give
 
2020-05-18 8:39:29 PM  
Finally, my plan to wear a personal Faraday  cage while shopping at Walmart has been realized.
 
2020-05-18 9:07:55 PM  
No amount of virus protection is worth having your face end up looking like that.

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2020-05-18 9:24:56 PM  
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2020-05-19 12:45:06 AM  

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2020-05-19 1:23:16 AM  

PunkTiger: Mr. Shabooboo: jasonvatch: How does it perform in thunderstorms?

You'll feel very grounded wearing it...

You'll need to conduct yourself while wearing it for the full effect.


I would do that because I wouldn't dare tarnish my reputation...
 
2020-05-19 8:55:32 AM  

Raider_dad: In case you were wondering , the cost is $1,095


How much does the damn thing weigh?
 
2020-05-19 10:08:10 AM  
7 miles? What kind of fancy boy measurement uses miles for mass? Is this like Randall Munroe measuring MPG in square centimeters?
 
2020-05-19 10:51:21 AM  

al-Mundane: 7 miles? What kind of fancy boy measurement uses miles for mass? Is this like Randall Munroe measuring MPG in square centimeters?


Yeah, I kept trying to figure out the weight of the copper in the coat.  I mean technically if it is a few copper atoms thick I bet you can make 1,000 miles!
 
2020-05-19 11:03:42 AM  

Merltech: Raider_dad: In case you were wondering , the cost is $1,095

How much does the damn thing weigh?


I tried to find out on their website but there was no weight info as I poked around . A LOT
 
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