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Communication Prosthesis: Why So Serious?

You want to know how I got this prosthetic? My father was a designer… and a fiend, and one night he goes off artsier than usual. Mommy gets the Tupperware lid to defend herself. He doesn�t like that – not one bit. So, me watching, he takes the plastic to her, laughing while he does it. He turns to me ...

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The Happiness Hat Tortures You Into Smiling

You will smile and you will like it! The Happiness Hat is designed to sense when you’re smiling. If you’re not smiling, the hat shoves a metal spike into your scalp until you are smiling. How’s that for a little extra motivation? The device is designed to teach you “improved social-interacting.” Why… ow… so… ow… serious?

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Mr. Switch Light Switch Loves When You Flick His Nose

To be perfectly honest, I sort of feel bad for Mr. Switch. He has people constantly tweaking his nose into impossible angles and he’s forced to smile through it all. But we can see through his pain. Those down-turned eyebrows tell us all we need to know about Mr. Switch’s mental state. We half expect lines of grief to form ...

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Why So Serious With That Poker Face?

If you’ve been living under a rock for the past week then you probably missed out on the news about The Dark Knight being an amazing film and achieving the critical success that was expected of it. So, of course they’re going to release every known merchandise that exists into a Dark Knight theme. Like poker? So does the Joker. ...

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Depressed? Shitty Mortgage? Reading Kafka?

Feign your excitement with the Smile Stick. Available in 3 different color choices and a Caucasian frown, nothing says “I’m swallowing my hatred for you” quite like this. At $2.50, you might as well pick one up and look obnoxious for an afternoon. At least it’s not as bad as this superhero bandanna. Link (via)

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