USB Mouse Pad - Lights Up, Is USB

A USB mouse pad is kind of stretching things. I mean it has be a certain thickness and the idea that you have to plug in your mouse pad to use it kind of breaks the definition of pad, which, as we all know, is an object that sits lifelessly on another surface to... well, I don't know what 'pad' really means and I'm too sleepy to check. Anyway, this is a USB mouse pad with four ports and fancy lights around the edge so you can feel like Buck Rogers in the 21st century. I'm posting it as a warning to electronics manufacturers—just because you can fit some ports into something doesn't mean you should.

USB Mouse Pad [GadgetryBlog]