There is no shortage of danger out there in today’s world. Whether you live in small-town America or the big bad city, crime seems like a permanent fixture in society. It’s no wonder, then, that tools of self-defense have become one of fastest-growing items on people’s shopping lists. And at the top of the list, for both everyday civilians and even cops, are stun guns.
Stun guns work by zapping an attacker with a high electrical voltage. Usually, the “gun” is more of a wand, something you wield in your hand, which has two metal prongs at the end. The charge emanates from these prongs, so you’ll want to touch the bad guy with those. Then zap! watch as the stun gun immobilizes him or her.
No worries, though, on whether or not you severely harmed the attacker. Stun guns are designed to incapacitate somebody, not to kill them, so the charge that they put out has more bark than bite. Stun guns have just the right amount of bark to do the trick.
They work by completely discombobulating a person’s nervous system. As you probably learned in high school biology class, the human nervous system includes our brain, spinal...