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Emergency Bra Mask that Safe Your Life from Disaster

Updated on March 31, 2016

Emergency Bra Mask Won Ig Nobel Price

Women bra can be emergency bra mask that safe you from gas, chemical, and nuclear disaster. This is funny bra but truly effective as emergency mask. Dr. Elena Bodnar is able to prove it to you. She invented Emergency Brassiere which won Public Health Prize of Ig Nobel Price on October 2009. She demonstrated her invention in Ig Nobel Ceremony at Harvard University.


Elena Bodnar explain that when disaster occurred, emergency bra mask can be quickly converted into a pair of protective face masks. One can be used by bra wearer and one to given to some needy bystander.

So, who do you like, girl with bra or without? Of course you like girl with bra, because in case of emergency, you can ask, “Please, remove your bra”. You will be thanks for it, wouldn’t you? Emergency bra mask protected you from breathing hazardous things.

What is Ig Nobel Price?

The Ig Nobel Prizes are an American parody of the Nobel Prizes and are given each year for ten achievements that "first make people laugh, and then make them think". The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative - and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology.

The prizes organized by the scientific humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research (AIR). Ig Nobel Prizes are presented by a group that includes genuine Nobel Laureates at a ceremony at Harvard University's Sanders Theater.

Five-year-old Alec Zhloba, suffering from leukemia, looks on in a children cancer unit at a hospital in Gomel, Belarus, in this March 19, 1996 file photo (AP Photo/Efrem Lukstaky).
Five-year-old Alec Zhloba, suffering from leukemia, looks on in a children cancer unit at a hospital in Gomel, Belarus, in this March 19, 1996 file photo (AP Photo/Efrem Lukstaky). | Source

Chernobyl disaster and Emergency Mask

Elena Bodnar invented emergency bra mask based on her witnessed on devastating effects of the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster. Elena Bodnar said that if there available gas mask at the time, it could have prevented many cases of radiation. Thousands of people can be help and avoid of radiation sickness. Elena Bodnar is a Ukraine native who now lives in Chicago, United Stated of America.

The Chernobyl disaster was the worst nuclear accident on 26 April 1986, at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine (former the part of Soviet Union). As of December 2000, about 350,400 people had been evacuated and resettled from the most severely contaminated areas of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. It is estimated that ultimately be a total of 4,000 deaths attributable to the accident, due to increased cancer risk.

Dr. Elena Bodnar with Emergency Bra
Dr. Elena Bodnar with Emergency Bra | Source

Emergency Bra as Gas Mask

Elena Bodnar started her medical career studying the effects of Chernobyl disaster. She explains that if people already had or prepare cheap gas masks or something that can be use as available gas masks, people can use it in the first hour of disaster. Masks will help people avoided breathing in Iodine-131, which most causes radiation sickness. Women are wearing bra and it could be directly taken off when disaster occurred.

Nice Emergency Bra
Nice Emergency Bra | Source

The most function of emergency bra especially protecting you from breathing in harmful gas and chemical in disaster occur near to you. Other illustration, on Black September 11, 2001 when terrorist attacks World Trade Center in New York City, there was dust storms. Women can be avoid by taken of her bra and used it as mask. When you trapped in a burning building, remember to use my bra as a mask avoided you from smoke.

Nice Emergency Bra Tshirt
Nice Emergency Bra Tshirt | Source

While ridiculous and hilarious, Emergency Bra more capable protected you from breathing Iodine-131 and hazardous gas. “Ladies and gentlemen, isn’t that wonderful that women have two breasts, not just one? We can save not only our own life, but also the life of a man of our choice next to us,” said Elena Bodnar while accepting the Ig Nobel award. Maybe some women are worried whether their cup size is too big or small to turn into mask, Elena Bodnar said, “Size doesn’t matter.”

You can buy emergency bra mask online and also nice t-shirt for women and men at official website One fancy emergency bra sold online about $29.99 for one bra, but you will be got double gas mask. It’s a bonus, doesn’t it? Guys, bought it for your women. Do not wear it, better you bought t-shirt “She takes her bra off for me” with price $15.99 and 100% cotton.

Patent of Emergency Bra

Elena Bodnar patented his invention emergency bra mask with title Garment device convertible to one or more facemasks - United States Patent 7255627. The invention is claim is follow: A bra garment comprising: a plurality of detachable cup sections, each of the cup sections having: (a) a filter device; (b) a first portion positionable adjacent to a first central area of a user's chest; (c) a second portion positionable adjacent to a second outer area of the user's chest adjacent to an underarm; and (d) a valve device; …

See the word “positionable”(?) What is it mean? it seem new word also invented. Warning, do not try to infringe it.

The emergency bra is under protection of USA law.

Emergency Bra Tshirt and Funny Word
Emergency Bra Tshirt and Funny Word | Source

Inspirational Word

This is my inspirational word: “It is better wearing a bra and taken off it in the case of emergency” -- Esrom Art. My word did not patented yet, but quoted only allow if you put my name and link to this hub ;-) Thank you, have a nice day.

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