This Pair of German Underwear Wants To Protect Your Crown Jewels From Radiation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

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A group of German students have created a pair of mens underwear that does more than just provide comfort… it is woven with silver to protect your junk, or as they like to call it, your crown jewels, from radiation that could reduce fertility.

Kronjuwelen 02Kronjuwelen, which literally translates to “crown jewels”, came to fruition when the inventors noticed a trend with some of their friends having trouble conceiving. Numerous studies have been done on the effects of radiation coming from the phones in our pockets, and while the evidence seems to go back and forth, some believe it may be causing a rise in infertility in men.

Various forms of radiation are blocked by Kronjuwelen, but the company is claiming that their fabric will prevent 98% of phone radiation from ever reaching men’s sperm.

The underwear is made up of polyester (58%), polyamide (20%) and silver (22%), which acts as the main radiation deflection force. Kronjuwelen is not yet available in the U.S., but can be purchased on for 30 euros.


Sources: Kronjuwelen, Mashable

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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