19 Weirdest Products For Keeping Warm (PHOTOS)

11/15/2011 12:59 pm ET | Updated Nov 15, 2011

In this age of Skymall, it's difficult to conceive that at one point in human history, our ancestors were able to survive the winter without microwaveable socks and electric blankets -- but it's true. Tens of thousands of years ago, during the Neolithic period, the life expectancy for an average guy or girl was around 20 years, and it’s pretty easy to see why. Sure, it makes perfect sense to attribute rising life expectancies to advances in science and technology, but it seems no coincidence that during the same time, mankind was laying down the framework for what would eventually become Hooded Scarves and Glovers For Lovers.

Okay, so maybe that's stretching it a little. But if you don’t believe us, check out this batch of winter products without which mankind would certainly perish.

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