The SteriPen

Just swish this thermometer-like device inside a glass of water and you’ll get instant drinkable water with no after-taste.

Having all been recent victims of the Norovirus, we know that sitting on the toilet for two days straight in a foreign country is no one’s idea of fun. This solar-powered gadget should ensure safe travels abroad.

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