So does it mean that our Scientists and Researchers are sitting idle and vacationing in Honduras? Of course not! They are now fruitfully engaged in making cuddle sprays that make men feel like women. Conducting path breaking research on how cats react to various fragrances. Designing broadband connected bathtubs and mirrors that monitor your health. In future, you and your mirror will be engaged in meaningful conversations - Mirror, mirror on the dresser, is my cholesterol any lesser?
And now brace yourself for the latest breakthrough in the Scientific world. US scientists in response to growing need for wearable healthcare have designed smart briefs. These extra savvy briefs can measure your BP, heart rate and other vital signs via an electronic bio sensor in the waistband. Apart from life saving functions these underpants will have educational features too! Are Scientists conspiring to make Education a pants down affair? But hey look at the bright side. All along it was Superman flashing his red undies and now it is your turn to flash your super-undies.
Wait, it doesn’t stop here. This invention comes close on heels of “Grow your own rice bra” developed by Triumph International. This fun bra transforms into a rice growing kit and comes equipped with gardening gloves, a water hose as belt and recyclable plastic that double as cups. Females can now keep not just their cultural but agricultural pursuits close to their heart. Unfortunately all you budding farmers waiting to lay their hands on this rice-paddy will have to put your starchy dreams on a back burner- My Tanbo Bra (yes, this marvel has a name) is yet to be launched in the market.
Imagine your underwear beeping and buzzing in middle of business meetings, sprouting grass and generating enough heat to make you cringe. Why can’t our underwear do what it was originally intended to do instead of doubling up as our guardian angel and hobby kit? Ever single item we use has a dazzling array of features making us forget its original intent. A mobile is not just a phone but a multi tasking device that takes pictures, measures your BMI, lets you surf the net, watch movies and text mutilate English beyond recognition. A pad with an I claims to alter your life with its’ gazzilion features. Kindle promises to rekindle your literary affair. Are we losing track of who we are and what we want?
Me, I know exactly what I want. I am just waiting for the invention that will help us grow mushrooms in our underwear. After all the fungi does prefer shady areas and often lands up in a soup