On my flight down to JAX from DCA via CLT (yes I am very proud to be fluent in IATA) I got bored and so as one does you read that SkyMall magazine they give you. And lo and behold what do I see but this:

Use it at your desk at work! I’m sure that won’t get you fired or committed!

Terrifyingly, you can actually purchase this device, which looks like something that would show up in Regretsy if we all lived in an Arthur C. Clarke novel, on the internet – and it is backordered for a month. Apparently its popularity rivals the iPad.

If you showed me just the picture and asked me to guess what this device does, my first response would be “immediately kills you and harvests your brain.”