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.'
Cons: causes bad nightmares. I used to have to eat beef until I passed out to have these kind of terrors, but this machine does it for me every time I fall asleep inside it.
Sorry about the blurry photo. I was lunging at my phone, yelling at it to take a clear picture. It's the only image of me that exists. I'd take another picture for you, but I'm in the middle of a rigorous trampoline session.
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.