We're not germophobes here at Gizmodoā€”not necessarily because we aren't afraid of tiny sickness-inducing attackā€”but because we're too lazy to dust let alone sterilize. But the Germ Guardian Air Sanitizer offers a lifestyle of sloth paranoia we could live with. Using UV-C rays (like similar models on the market), the device kills 99.9% of airborne germs with light alone. Why do we like it? The Germ Guardian's design induces feelings of an inescapable bleak futureā€”like it's waiting for us to curse, at which point it will blind us with a flash of light and we'll boil in our skin. Now that's a conversation piece. $200 [product via appliancist]

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