What would happen if you put a $200 OLPC (one laptop per child) computer in the microwave? Professional microwave artist Kenny Irwin has created this OLPC microwaved mutant slug by doing just that. And he’s selling it on eBay for a mere $26,001. While that seems like a lot, 80% is going to charity to buy more OLPC’s (for kids, not for Kenny to microwave like some sort of OLPC ponzi scheme). Can you say tax deduction? I thought you could. Well here’s a video of it being nuked, although it’s not really clear how the “slug” portion is created.
There’s a bunch more pictures of this bizarreness over on the eBay. If this guy is a microwave artist then I’ve got a whole elementary school worth of artists right down the street from me ready to create some art. Heeeey where’s my iPhone? What’s that melting plastic type smell?
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