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Inventor creates TSA-proof underwear to shield private parts from x-ray machines, prying eyes

By Philip Caulfield|NYDailyNews

A Colorado inventor said his custom designed underwear, bras and inserts can shield TSA agents from viewing fliers' private parts during x-ray screenings. Rocky Flats Gear/AP

While holiday travelers may not get through this week without a Transportation Security Administration agent touching their junk, a man in Colorado has a new invention he says will prevent anyone from looking at it.

Jeff Buske has created a special kind of underwear with strategically placed fig-leaf designs he says will shield TSA scanners from viewing fliers’ private parts and keep travelers safe from radiation emitted from the notorious “backscatter” x-ray machines.

Buske, an engineer, said his briefs, bras and inserts, which he’s marketing under the name Rocky Top Gear, use a special metal that protects people’s privacy when undergoing medical or security screenings.

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