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A Toast Across the Miles?

I'm a big believer in the idea that just because the technology is there to make something, doesn't mean that it needs to be made. With that in mind, I present to you -- the Wireless Wine Glasses.

From New Scientist:

"When either person picks up a glass, red LEDs on their partner's glass glow gently. And when either puts the glass to their lips, sensors make white LEDs on the rim of the other glass glow brightly, so you can tell when your other half takes a sip. Following tests in separate labs, Lee says the wireless glasses really do "help people feel as if they are sharing a drinking experience together"."

The invention will be presented at CHI 2006

Now why can't they make something like WiFi-enabled diapers? I could get a text message on my cell phone when one of my kids has had his mid-day constitutional.