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De-Stress During the Holidays in KFC’s ‘Web Escape Pod’

tech 23 March 2017
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There’s loads of room beneath the Colonel’s embrace (through KFC)

The vacations don’t at all times really feel like the hap-happiest season of all. There’s the last-minute buying panic, the awkward household gatherings, the stress consuming of a complete gingerbread home.

And everybody has their very own method of dealing with the stress: train, a protracted tub, consuming fried hen in an isolation chamber.

King of weird promotions, KFC this week launched the branded “Internet Escape Pod”—a tent-like dome designed to disrupt the Web flowing to and out of your gadgets.

“We’ve give you a number of technologically superior, inventive experiences for our clients and followers this 12 months,” George Felix, director of promoting for KFC US, mentioned in a press release.

Amongst them, a space-bound sandwich, branded smartphone, and a meal field with built-in gaming controls.

“However even we really feel the burden of expertise throughout the vacation season,” Felix continued. “So we determined to go in the other way and create an anti-technology product, utilizing expertise, to assist one fortunate purchaser actually escape the vacation chaos.”

Escape the holiday-related tech noise with this bizarre tent (through KFC)

Made out of metal and high-density architectural foam, the Escape Pod suits 4 adults and a bucket of Kentucky Fried Rooster, so you’ll be able to eat in peace beneath the Colonel’s reassuring embrace.

Flee from calendar reminders for festive occasions you don’t need to attend. Ignore the want to verify disheartening social media apps. Sidestep nagging texts out of your dad and mom about the place you’ve run off to in the center of dinner.

One fortunate purchaser can snag the themed Faraday cage (full with drumstick door deal with) for $10,000—meeting and set up included.

“We have been going to promote this for the ridiculously excessive worth of $96,485.34, however in the spirit of the season, I mentioned, ‘Nah, let’s make it a deal,’” Felix boasted.

Don’t fear when you miss out on this unique deal. Everybody else can merely flip off and stow their electronics for the period of the season.

“Though we now have carried out our greatest to make sure whole Web escape, a particular particular person with a gizmo has to check our cage earlier than we will declare whole and utter sign impenetrability,” in accordance with the product web page. “Upon set up, each effort will likely be taken to make sure it totally blocks your system. You’ve the Colonel’s phrase.”

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