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Bizarre Tech: Nostril Light, Anyone?

by Adriana Lee | December 26, 2011December 26, 2011 6:01 am PDT

I’ve spotted some strange gadgets in my time, but this one takes the cake.

Noda Akira must’ve been really bummed that in this day and age, no one has figured out how to issue light from their orifices. And so, Noda built this model to satisfy the needs of the nasal-obsessed tech masses.

In other words, this is exactly what it looks like — a little LED you shove up your nose. Give it a little blow, and it lights up.

I just have to ask … why??? I thought the concept of wearable technology was cool, but this? I don’t know what to think. On second thought, yes I do: [Photo caption] “That’s what you get when you give a Cyborg a virus — wicked tech boogers.”

How would you caption the above pic?

[via io9, source Make]

For anyone interested in seeing this in action, here’s the demo video. I hope you’re not squeamish.

Adriana Lee

Adriana is the resident writer-slash-culture vulture who has written about everything from smartphones, tablets, apps, accessories, and small biz...