How much bacteria did you pick up on your way to work today?

Short of wearing a hazmat suit, there's no real way to avoid germs during your day-to-day tasks. And for New York City commuters, the struggle is all too real. As much as commuters might try, being in close contact with so many people means being surrounded by as many germs. Created by Pavel Usmanov and Clarence Cockerham, Get-A-Grip wants to tackle at least one facet of the daily NYC commute: the germs that gather on public transportation handrails.

This 3D-printed object helps commuters avoid contact with handrails.

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