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The Football Helmet Just Got the Biggest Redesign Since the 1960s

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Seattle-based startup Vicis has been working since 2013 on a new type of football helmet that’s designed to yield on contact. The result is a thud sound, instead of the violent crack players and fans are used to hearing. The softer impact means less trauma to the head, and the theory is that this will reduce the likelihood of brain injuries or concussions. (Photo Credit: Vicis)

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By Kevin J. Ryan – Inc.com 5.22.17