Coolest Inventions: Carry A Tune

SINGING SNORKEL

Just in case floating in pristine waters past colorful sea creatures and brilliant coral isn't entertaining enough, a French company has invented the first snorkel with an FM-radio receiver built in. The battery-powered snorkel gets reception as long as the tip of the air tube is above water. There's no earpiece needed because sounds are transmitted through vibrations in your teeth and jawbone. What if you're not near any radio stations? The company is recruiting resorts to develop special audio tours, in which canned music or information about the area can be piped to snorkelers from a boat up...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!