IN THE NEWS: A New Idea In Activewear: Panic Buttons For Your Pants

If you go jogging at night, there are a few nightmare scenarios that may occasionally cross your mind: spraining your ankle, getting mugged, or being sexually assaulted. Right now, there are many smartphone apps, such as Real Alert or SafeTrek, that allow you to ping your contacts if you’re in trouble. The problem is, by the time you fumble around with your phone to open the app, it might be too late—and in any case, phones are usually the first thing to get stolen.