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Space Station Underwear Will Sell, Won't Smell


Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata was given a particularly dangerous mission last spring when he rode the space shuttle to the International Space Station. At the risk of bringing on the wrath of his crewmates - and a killer case of jock itch - Wakata was told to not change his underwear for up to a week. Upon completion of his mission, Wakata's unmentionables were turned over to a brave team of researchers for a detailed analysis.

The results of the testing confirmed the deodorizing power of the underpants, called J-ware, that were created by textile experts at Japan Women's University in Tokyo. J-ware was designed to be deadly to bacteria, water absorbent and quick-drying. They also have flame-resistant and anti-static properties which makes them suitable for sports such as auto racing.

A limited number of J-ware "space underpants" will be going on sale from February 20th, though at a stiff price: 10,500 yen ($116.50) per pair. As well, the initial sales run has been limited to just 100 pair (50 Medium and 50 Large). Since each pair of J-ware undies are guaranteed to remain smell free for 3 days, conceivably someone who bought the entire run could go about 10 months without washing their underwear - and without offending a single nose. (via J-space, image via Tony McNicol)

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Steve Levenstein
J A P A N O R A M A
InventorSpot.com

Comments
Feb 25, 2010
by Anonymous

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Feb 25, 2010
by Anonymous

Incontinence Briefs

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