The umbrella, as you know it, might well be finished. A revolutionary design is here that seems to be heralding a goodbye to the traditional umbrella. It’s called an ‘Air Umbrella’ and it’s on Kickstarter, gaining money and momentum. So could we all soon be using these large microphone-looking things to keep our heads dry? The radical design sees air blowing out of the unit to move the rain away from landing on you.
Have a look:
Did you know?
The umbrella that we know and love, with steel rims, was invented way back in 1852.