Beer-Filled USB Drive Raises Disturbing Questions

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Gadgets like this Beer-Filled USB Flash Drive really make me question the basics. More than my first-year university philosophy class did, anyway. Existential angst, the downfall of western civilization, and "customizable floaties" after the jump. Is capitalism really that great, if it leads to beer-filled USB flash drives with "optional customizable floating objects" inside? Should we Americans really be that pleased with our free speech, if it means I get emails from people who make flash drives with BEER in them? And am I really secure with myself as a gadget dork, getting all excited over the latest and greatest shiny toys, if that same email brags about the floating objects being in 3D? How could they be anything but 3D, when they're actual, physical objects? I can't pretend like the world is the same after this. The sun doesn't shine as bright. The air doesn't taste as sweet. Congratulations, Beer-Filled USB Drive Manufacturer. You've broken me. [CNK]

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GIZMODO PRESENTS: REAL MEN OF GENIUS (Reallll men of geeeniussss)

Today we salute you, Mr. Beer in a USB Flash Drive Inventor. (Mr. Beeeeer in a USB Flash Drive Inventorrrr)

Not content with storing your porn on any old flash drive, you took an everyday computer accessory - and filled it with beer. (Barrrtender, I'll have anoootherr!)

When society told you that gadgets and alchohol don't mix, you said "like hell they don't!" (You showed themmmm, didn't youuu?)

So crack open an ice-cold Beer in a USB Flash Drive, oh king of outreageous combinations (schhhk!), because when it comes to getting drunk AND storing all your important documents, we know we can count on you.

(Mr. Beeeeer in a USB Flash Drive Inventorrrr!!)