The future is here!
We may not have hover cars just yet, but fart-filtering underwear is a nice consolation prize! We can all fart with impunity now!
A British company called Shreddies has produced a line of underwear that prevents odorous flatulence from escaping into the communal air supply and destroying innocent bystanders' will to live.
You will never have to worry about walking into a rogue fart cloud again!
Shreddies have the AH-Mazing ability to quell the smell of "200 times the average flatulence emission," thanks to a carbon cloth panel called Zorflex sewn into the rear of the underwear that blocks the passage of gas.
So we guess the stinky fumes just sort of hang around in the anal region or get absorbed into the underwear lining. We would recommend washing it often!
The company started out in 2008 by catering to clients with intestinal issues before branching out to average citizens who toot only now and then.
Spokeswoman Ianthe Betts-Clarke said:
"It's a product for everybody, because everybody farts."
Indeed! And, apparently, Americans fart most of all. Betts-Clarke added:
"Americans are making up the majority of our sales at the moment."
They're available for both men and women, with men's briefs retailing between $39 and $45, and women's panties costing around $31 to $34.
They'll make the perfect stocking stuffers for Christmas!