The history of life-saving brassieres has yet another chapter, this one a first-person narrative written by Jessica Bruinsmain in The Guardian:
Experience: My bra saved my life
‘I crashed against rock, barely stopping myself from rolling straight off the ledge into the valley below’…
BONUS: A second-hand account, by the Associated Press, of the Bruinsmain bra saga.
BONUS: Video of Dr. Bodnar accepting her Ig Nobel Prize in 2009, and demonstrating the invention with the assistance of three Nobel laureates: