This prank is genius. Thanks to the wonders of optics and a simple Photoshop technique you can easily make a jar with a pickled human head inside. This will make anyone scream in the office or at home as soon as they open the fridge—such a great effect.
Sometimes, instead of asking "why," it's better just to say "woah." This piece by New York artist Naoko Ito is one of those times.
If you thought Merlin Mann was only good at making up ways to file all your emails into one of 43 correct folders, think again. He's also good at comedy. And masturbating. And steampunk. What do you get when you combine the three? This pretty damn great video. If you're lost, watch it after the jump as Merlin explains…