The SARS panic might be years behind us, at least as far as pandemics go, but face masks are making a come back. I’m telling you. Don’t believe me? Check out this Cooling Face Mask from Thanko. Powered right from your USB port, the mask gives you 51-inches of breathing room. Go any further and you’ll be dragging your computer with you.
A built-in fan acts as an exhaust system for your face, filtering out heat, fumes, the stench of Grandpa’s bowel movement, and also protecting you from any deadly outbreaks of bird flu. You can get your own for around $25. — Andrew Dobrow