A new nail varnish has been invented by students at the North Carolina State University to detect date-rape drugs like GHB and Rohypnol. To do this, the nail varnish changes colour when stirred in a dodgy drink. They have formed a company called Undercover Colours and have said on their Facebook page that their aim is “to invent technologies that empower women to protect themselves”. Although this seems like something that would do well on Dragon’s Den, many people have taken to the web to criticise the feminine invention.
This also will give women the upper hand on a game of minesweeping. Personally, my drink never leaves my face once I buy it but surely something that is supposed to protect women couldn’t hurt, right? Let us know what you think!