He calls it the "Life Straw." Jesse Munk says it's a personal water filter that will allow people to drink water from contaminated sources. He says it removes more than 99 percent of the bacteria and parasites. He says it's a practical invention in case of an emergency, a natural disaster or a terrorist attack.
Munk says time magazine named life straw the best invention of 2005. He'll be at Northwoods Mall Saturday selling the device. They typically cost around $20.