Time Magazine Invention of the Year: Life Straw

Life Straw / Time Magazine Invention of the Year

A Time Magazine Invention of the Year winner, the LifeStraw removes a minimum of 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and filters up to 1000L of contaminated water.

Around the world, an estimated 884 million people still do not have access to clean drinking water. According to the manufacturers, LifeStraw makes it possible to drink safely from any river, lake or puddle. It is also perfect for the backpacker, camper, hiker, traveler, boy scout, or for emergencies.

The LifeStraw contains no chemicals, no batteries and no moving parts to wear out. You can purchase the LifeStraw here. (Thanks lifestraw)

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