File this one under "Weird Japanese Inventions".
Thanko has developed the USB Butt Cooler. Apparently you place the cooling pad on the seat of your desk chair and plug it into your USB drive. It then whips up a mighty wind beneath your fanny.
I guess I wasn't aware that people were having trouble with their hot asses, were you?
Implications - Office workers spend the vast majority of their workweek planted in desk chairs, which aren't always designed for breathability and prolonged daily use. Third-party products that make desk work more comfortable -- no matter how bizarre their design -- make excellent functional gag gifts for workaholics and cubicle dwellers.