December 6, 2022
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Doctor’s New Bra Design Functions as Life Support

A new type of lingerie doubles as both a bra and a face mask for emergencies. Dr. Elana Bodnar designed the Emergency Bra, which separates into two pieces and functions as a legitimate, breathable mask — complete with lace on the outside and a butterfly valve to breathe in clean air on the inside. The company website claims the bra “can reduce health consequences of accidents involving harmful airborne particles, such as those released by fire, explosion … and natural disasters.” Who knew something so simple could be used for something so extraordinary?

Read more about the Emergency Bra.