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Too much of the world lacks access to clean drinking water. Engineer Michael Pritchard did something about it -- inventing the portable Lifesaver filter, which can make the most revolting water drinkable in seconds. An amazing demo from TEDGlobal 2009.
Originally posted by Ventessa
That's brilliant and as soon as I get a job again, I'm going to buy one.
They cost a pretty penny, but I think in an emergency situation, $100 would be well spent if you had clean water to drink.
[edit on 4-8-2009 by Ventessa]