From Flu-Thwarting Suckers to Doggie Disaster Duds

 - Nov 3, 2009
It’s a crazy world out there. One minute you have to worry about a life-threatening hurricane or a killer tsunami, the next it’s a deadly virus you could get while taking the subway or shaking hands with a colleague.

Thankfully, life-saving innovations (for you and your pet) are profuse and plenty as this cluster shows. From pant suits that ward off Swine flu to intelligent fire extinguishers, here are 56 life-saving innovations you might want to keep in mind!