Tagged With germs

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Worry about dirty water when you're travelling, biking or hiking and don't want to fuss with a complicated, heavy filter or pollute the taste of your drinking water with chemical treatments? This new Naked Filter from Liquidity promises to remove "99.9999%" of bacteria and protozoa as you sip.

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You know what's worse than bedbugs in hotels? All the parasites and invisible germs you don't see while taking public transport. You might as well be rolling around in a petri dish when you step on a bus, unless you have protection. Say, litres of hand sanitiser, or Betabrand's new germ-fighting transit jacket.

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Your phone is filthy. Anything that's getting rubbed by your grimy little fingers on a ridiculously regular basis is going to be far from pristine. But Corning can help. Its newest revision of Gorilla Glass is not only ridiculously resilient, it also kills pesky germs all by itself.

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What happens when living organisms are bombarded with cosmic radiation for years on end? We don't know, unless comic books are allowed into the discussion. But an upcoming mission will put earthling microbes in the crossfire en route to Mars.

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Have you ever had someone ask you to borrow your earbuds? It's gross, right? I typically say yes, but I'm always skeeved out, and reach for the alcohol wipes afterward. Bottom line: earbud sharing is not acceptable social behaviour.