Inventor: Miles Maiden
A few months back, we probably would have recommended a portable water sterilizer only to people traveling abroad or going backcountry camping. But as fears persist of terrorists polluting the water supply, some folks might feel better knowing they can easily purify water at home as well. Powered by two AA batteries, the cordless Steri-Pen uses ultraviolet light to decontaminate a 16-oz. container of water in about a minute. Its maker claims Steri-Pen will kill 99.99% of the bacteria and viruses found in water.
Availability: Now, for $199
To Learn More: www.hydro-photon.com