X10's moving-parts-and-bikini-babes design surely helps it reach its target audience, because nothing says "concerned about security threats" quite like people on the Internet who click flashing pictures of random women! While at first the ladies seem to play a purely cosmetic role, their presence on the "spy camera" page gives the impression that customers use this equipment for creepy surveillance much more than home-protection purposes.
X10 also sells the "Ultimate Home Security System," which apparently works by flooding your house with an eerie green glow, thus creating the burglar-dissuading illusion that it's occupied by a poltergeist. (R.I.P., Zelda Rubinstein.)
Graphics help communicate the message 'gentle, not annoying.'
Transgressive author Chuck Palahniuk is here to help with tips and tricks to hacking your life.
Not what I had in mind when I ordered an Italian gondolier. This is literally just a tiny toy. Needless to say, the Italian businessmen were not impressed and I looked like a damn fool. We lost the pizza pie account and will have to lay off half our factory.
Time to applaud the man who applauds in a loop until the end of time.
Awful Links of the Day spotlights the worst and weirdest websites on the internet. And we're not talking "weird" in a good way either.