Good morning, Cravers. (Or good afternoon, or good evening. The Internet is a global phenomenon, after all.) I'm here to ask you all if anyone else has come to the same conclusion I have: that there has been a disturbing influx of color-changing devices that give off "a soft glow," or maybe "ambient light," or even a "Zen atmosphere." Anyone else notice that? These things are all over ThinkGeek, and now I'm seeing another variety (pictured) showcased on the Sci Fi Tech blog. Not to mention .
I trace this all back to the emergence of the Nabaztag bunny, as well as the sudden coolness of as a feasible solution for large-scale indoor illumination. Yes, I know that part of being a gadget lover is the occasional irrational desire for something totally useless. But please, this is getting to be a little much.
Maybe it's just me. Maybe I'm the only one out there who's not a fan of cluttering up an already space-constrained desk, bedroom, or workspace; or of opting for expensive lighting solutions that probably will just make everything look weird and disco-ish anyway. Want Zen? Find some Gregorian chants on the iTunes Store, turn the darned lights off, and close your eyes.
That being said, have a lovely day, everyone.