Would You Like Snacking To Feel More Like Tennis?
1:30 pm, September 19th | by Sarah Devlin
It was brought to our attention this morning that a new product has hit the market. You know the machines that shoot tennis balls at you so you can practice your swing? Now there’s one that will do the same thing for your popcorn-eating game. The Popinator (I know) uses a “binaural recording system” in order to determine where you’re sitting when you issue the command “POP” and then…launches popcorn in your general direction.
HyperVocal has compiled a very solid gallery of images of people using this technological marvel, featuring a loooot of this:
We couldn’t help but notice, however, that most of these people are suspiciously good at catching popcorn with their mouths, while everyone who was once twelve years old knows that catching food with one’s mouth is not an innate skill that all Americans are born with. Popinator is using a bunch of ringers!
Allow us to bring you back down to earth. Here’s how this is more likely to go:
See what we mean? Use the Popinator at your own risk. Stay safe out there!