Many offices in Japan have helmets in case of natural disasters. But helmets might be stored in inconvenient locations. That's why some Japanese designers have created a new helmet that can be kept in an easy to find spot: Under your butt.
The badly damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant has been upgraded from 5 to 7 on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale. That's, in case you were wondering, out of seven—the only other nuclear crisis to reach the same level is Chernobyl.