You wanna know why opening a package is so thrilling? Because it's a fucking epic poem just to get the box open. By the time you're in, you'd be excited by packing peanuts and nothing else.

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...Which is why, if it works as billed, this self-destructing, rip-cord packing tap is one product that absolutely should exist.

The concept is simple: a narrow string runs down the length of the tape, which, when pulled, slices right through the seal. Voila! No Exacto knives, no bread knives, no broken nails. I want to live a world where Rip Cord is real.

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Sadly (maybe), this obviously ingenious product is still nothing more than a prototype, with no projected plans for production or sale. Yet. [Quirky via OhGizmo]