I really have no idea how I stumble upon things like this, but I’m captivated by this eBay auction in a way I haven’t been in a very long time. The model number absolutely nails it.
USB DESKTOP AQUARIUM MINI FISHTANK w/ RUNNING WATER + LIGHT + CLOCK [Model No: USB-FISHTANK]
And look at the features, taken right from the page:
- USB Desktop Aquarium
- Mini Fishtank
- Running Water Circulator Pump
- River Rocks + Artifical Plant
- USB Power Connector
- LCD Calendar Clock
- Alarm Clock w/ Snooze
- Multifunction Penholder
- Multicolour Interior Light
- Nature Sounds
This tickles me in the same way the Mug Boss did in 2006. I would never buy one of these, or accept one as a gift, but I can admire it as the clearly spectacular piece of abstract modern art that it is.