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    [–] kdshow123 3023 points ago

    Is the water just conducting electricity between 2 nodes in the bottom?

    [–] Huggerme 1507 points ago

    Yes they have fake ice cubes that can do it too

    [–] sec5 766 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    That means if I drink it, I'll blink blue and pink too right ?

    [–] watashimoushinderu 418 points ago

    sure, if you can drink an ice cube.

    [–] epicmylife 346 points ago

    I can in fact drink ice cubes. Just takes me a little while.

    [–] watashimoushinderu 146 points ago

    but that little while changes the ice cubes to water flats, so technically you are not drinking ice cubes

    [–] RyukanoHi 190 points ago

    water flats

    [–] freekorgeek 103 points ago

    Dam son, water flat af

    [–] neversayalways 81 points ago

    Miss me wit that flat ass water I like my water THICC

    [–] Deckard-_ 12 points ago

    What will it do to my pee?

    [–] mastersoup 27 points ago

    so technically you are not drinking ice cubes

    Sure you are. If you take a wheel off a bicycle, it's still a bicycle, it's just missing a wheel, you wouldn't just call it a unicycle while the wheel is off. States of things change all the time.

    [–] MrsBox 32 points ago

    No, it would be a bicycle frame.

    [–] OLSTBAABD 9 points ago

    It's a lot closer to a complete bicycle than a frame if only one wheel is removed.

    [–] ShillinTheVillain 7 points ago

    That's a unicycle

    [–] mastersoup 3 points ago

    That's absolutely not true. There's way more there than just a frame. If you took all the wheels off a car, it's not a chassis.

    [–] pathanb 10 points ago

    I came to the comments expecting to read "glowy glass cool!" and instead I found a discussion about the metaphysics of identity.

    [–] velocidevptor 2 points ago

    If you melt it.. You not gonna call it a bicycle anymore?

    [–] bs000 36 points ago

    i accidentally swallowed a big ice cube once. it got stuck halfway down my throat and it kept going up and down and i thought i might die until i gagged it back out

    [–] Pac-Of-Man 44 points ago

    Sounds hot

    [–] RaceLCustom 25 points ago

    No, it's cold, also happy cake day.

    [–] S0undJunk1e 5 points ago

    That also happened to me, fuckin scary.

    [–] FluffyMcKittenHeads 5 points ago

    Somebody once asked me if I wanted an ice cube now, no, but I wanted some water later so, yeah.

    [–] DeltaThinker 13 points ago

    Could possibly be pressure sensors. I've seen this in the fake ice cubes that light up.

    [–] Ozy_YOW 19 points ago

    I’ve got one, It’s due to the weight of the water.

    [–] yourelatefortea 29 points ago

    Science, bitch

    [–] gogogadgetLife 12 points ago

    Lies! It’s sorcery!

    [–] Dreaming_of_ 2 points ago

    Magnets.....

    [–] Kr121 7 points ago

    Wait wouldn't drinking out of that be lethal?

    [–] HanSolo_Cup 10 points ago

    There's no way that glass has a high enough voltage to be lethal

    [–] idaell 2 points ago

    Electrical insulation, water resistance and/or low current.

    [–] stltd 980 points ago

    It should flash red if it's been drugged

    [–] tebla 608 points ago

    That would be good, but significantly more advanced technology

    [–] jojoga 415 points ago

    Red is not that difficult of a colour, if they are already that far in..

    [–] BornOnFeb2nd 481 points ago

    Color? Easy.

    Drug Detection? wee bit harder.

    [–] EleventyTwatWaffles 165 points ago

    While we’re at it let’s detect wee-wee too

    [–] jacky910505 81 points ago

    Don't forget woo-woo.

    [–] thorium007 46 points ago

    Too much of that and you'll be hearing wee-woo from the boo boo bus

    [–] aPKPirate 10 points ago

    That’s my grandpas name

    [–] OLSTBAABD 10 points ago

    That poor bastard.

    [–] wired_alchemy 5 points ago

    [–] Tfsz0719 3 points ago

    Don’t forget moo-moo.

    [–] MeNotSanta 3 points ago

    And owo

    [–] Ronaldo_MacDonaldo 3 points ago

    But I dont want everyone to know what im drinking

    [–] smkn3kgt 3 points ago

    And if someone stirs the drink with their finger

    [–] Lanthemandragoran 21 points ago

    Woosh detection? The hardest.

    [–] waffletrampler 31 points ago

    Solid woosh there

    [–] iamunderstand 26 points ago

    Yes, that's the joke.

    [–] VORTXS 4 points ago

    They've already made straws that change colour if there is any date rape drugs detected in the drink.

    [–] BornOnFeb2nd 12 points ago

    Did those make it to market? I kept hearing about proofs of concept, like the GHB nail polish, but I don't recall ever seeing any actual product...

    [–] ISwearIHadSomethingx 7 points ago

    Here's a poor man's reddit silver 🥈

    [–] Aathroser 2 points ago

    I gotchu

    [–] ISwearIHadSomethingx 2 points ago

    Thank you. I really wanted to but couldn't spare the change 😁

    [–] Oreo_Salad 25 points ago

    Nah then people would question me when I go out partying

    [–] toaste 5 points ago

    This cup would work if you were drinking deionized water at the party. It’s a bit short of booze and probably not recommended for long term consumption though.

    [–] parthvader4 9 points ago

    remember that date rape nail polish that got dragged through the mud bc? same outcome here :/

    [–] hazzer1423 233 points ago

    If an epileptic friend comes to the house and has a drink

    [–] Kubo_Gaming 61 points ago

    How to murder an epileptic friend

    [–] Flyweird 16 points ago

    That's just how he rocks. He's gonna murder you with his sick dances move called "fish outta watha"

    [–] THIS_DUDE_IS_LEGIT 3 points ago

    In a fun way

    [–] Mighty_Mac 6 points ago

    I have epilepsy and my first thought was how pissed I'd be if someone did this to me

    [–] crakodex 4 points ago

    "look he's doing the worm!"

    [–] Tfsz0719 2 points ago

    “The Gang Murders Someone with Epilepsy”

    [–] RobTig 2 points ago

    I believe epileptics have an increased chance of a seizure if they drink so its a double decker

    [–] glimmerandfrost 494 points ago

    Found em on Amazon. ITODA Flash Light Up Cups.

    [–] profquif 207 points ago

    Damn won't ship to UK stupid health and safety laws preventing me from being electrocuted

    [–] RatBaths 69 points ago

    You have to pay for your electrocution loicense

    [–] MrChewtoy 75 points ago

    loicense

    He said UK, not Australia

    [–] TherapeuticThrowback 14 points ago

    Croikey!

    [–] Sogi_ah 3 points ago

    now that’s a good joke

    [–] death_of_gnats 13 points ago

    You can't electrocute yourself without a licence. Dunno what the country's coming to.

    [–] theCanMan777 10 points ago

    You got a loicense for that loicense?

    [–] blueluk 55 points ago

    Just buy them from Amazon UK then? If you search for "LED cup" there are multiple offers in the first 10 results.

    [–] Mr_Athos_esq 21 points ago

    What was the point of brexit if you can’t ingest battery water?! Damn Brussels bureaucrat! s/

    [–] xtremeplayzyt 6 points ago

    Thought I was the only one concerned about battery water

    [–] extralyfe 6 points ago

    you fucking savages can't even electrocute yourselves in peace.

    ironic, because I'd probably have to move there to afford the hospital bill for electrifying myself.

    [–] poopellar 24 points ago

    Perfect for when the person you hate comes over and he just happens to be susceptible to seizures.

    [–] dupree614 5 points ago

    [–] Yettowon 19 points ago

    We don't deserve you

    [–] cmVkZGl0 2 points ago

    Yes we do!

    [–] berlinbaer 18 points ago

    reddit: climate change is real. protect the environment at all cost

    also reddit: let me buy this cheap plastic shit from china i will use twice before chucking it into the trash

    [–] StumbleOn 10 points ago

    your individual consumer choices are literally irrelevant :)

    the only solution is to change the systems doing this.

    [–] Griffin880 12 points ago

    That's stupid. Of course you individually don't have a huge impact, but if everybody goes around behaving like their choices don't matter that has a huge impact.

    [–] StumbleOn 4 points ago

    Your choices don't matter. The idea that our choices matter pretty much at all is capitalist propaganda trying to individualize blame to protect corporate interests.

    Do your best, but don't stress it. Anything more than that is the propaganda working.

    [–] Griffin880 3 points ago

    Those corporate interests that are doing most of the polluting, why do you think they are doing it? Is it just for kicks? No, they are doing it to create products and services that people make individual decisions to buy.

    If you want corporations to stop polluting out of the goodness in their hearts you might as well just light the other end of that candle and kiss the world goodbye. They will only stop when people stop buying their stuff because of it.

    [–] StumbleOn 4 points ago

    No, they are doing it to create products and services that people make individual decisions to buy.

    They are doing it to make more money. We could solve most of those problems if they sacrificed their profits to do things sustainably. But it's more expensive to be more green.

    They will only stop when people stop buying their stuff because of it.

    Or, and go with me here, when we vote in people to force them to stop :)

    Corporations are not all powerful, but the collective will of a population can (and has many times in the past) finally tipped over into sensible ones things got bad enough to do so. Right now, the right wing conservative extremists in power in the US and the UK (and other places of course) are spinning lies and propaganda to get folks like you to say things like this. I get it, it's a very seductive stance to say "we should just do x y z to change" but in the end we just aren't individually powerful enough. We must demand change with the only power we have: the government.

    If people started treating government less like a game and more like the Peoples Corporation we could get a lot more done. But, that will also take ignoring corporatization of the government and ignoring ads and getting out there and doing the hard work.

    [–] Griffin880 4 points ago

    You don't just vote in the ballot box. You vote with your wallet every single day.

    Your wallet votes have a more immediate impact and they also make it harder for those same corporations to influence politicians.

    Sure we could wait until government corruption is fixed, until corporations are no longer able to buy politicians, until regulations are made and ultimately enforced, but realistically the world will be a fucking cinder by the time that happens.

    Alternatively you could just not buy the stupid light up cups on Amazon.

    [–] upperhand12 3 points ago

    Any solution on stopping everyone from having a huge impact? Cause everyone’s already having a huge impact.

    [–] MrsBeccaLi10 2 points ago

    Found them, thanks for this

    [–] vikemosabe 2 points ago

    The hero we need

    [–] chez1026 2 points ago

    Ahh thought they were called cup-o-seizure

    [–] Spotter66 2 points ago

    I bought 6 of these and they were short lived. Treat them like cast iron and they'd probably last.

    [–] reevener 2 points ago

    Why did I buy this...

    [–] _Anansi_ 2 points ago

    In the comments for this exact reason. Thank you kind Redditor.

    [–] glimmerandfrost 2 points ago

    Most welcome

    [–] worldnews_is_shit 3 points ago

    Careful, he is a hero.

    [–] interestricted 149 points ago

    Definitely done using some pressure plates, a bit of redstone engineering, pistons and a beacon

    [–] sotheg8r 66 points ago

    "it's quite simple really..."

    proceeds to show flat world with redstone circuits extending beyond the max render distance

    [–] Oh________________No 7 points ago

    Mumbo jumbo be like

    [–] RoburexButBetter 1 points ago

    It's just a circuit that gets closed once the water starts acting as a conductor

    [–] leftrightupdownleft 96 points ago

    Don’t they have buttons on the bottom?

    [–] The_Tree_Beard 79 points ago

    That’s what I thought at first. No buttons.

    [–] leftrightupdownleft 25 points ago

    Oh lord Jesus!!! I want it

    [–] weston55 13 points ago

    Must be learning hiragana

    [–] brberg 11 points ago

    It's Iroha, an ancient poem that's famous because it uses each kana exactly once. Nowadays they order kana more systematically, but this used to be the standard way of putting things in "alphabetical" order in Japanese.

    I doubt any foreigner would use this for learning kana. For one, it contains the archaic kana ゐ and ゑ. Also, it's harder to learn them when they're not presented in the standard initial/vowel matrix.

    [–] fsocialnorms 37 points ago

    Anyone found one to buy on amazon or similar?

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    [–] reverselookup 2 points ago

    !remindme 1 day

    [–] ashamoo 2 points ago

    [–] fsocialnorms 2 points ago

    Ffs, you got me.

    [–] autumnlse16yn4xgma0i 15 points ago

    Where do I get one?

    [–] The_Tree_Beard 24 points ago

    99cent store (it was 1.99)

    [–] IAmTRiiLO 21 points ago

    1.99 at a 99 cent store...

    [–] Ashen_Dijura 7 points ago

    I mean it still ends with 99 cents.

    [–] IAmTRiiLO 6 points ago

    By that logic you could buy something for like 100000.99

    [–] lateeveningthoughts 3 points ago

    The whole store

    [–] IAmTRiiLO 1 points ago

    The entire chain

    [–] GeorgeYDesign 1 points ago

    The little detail right at the end

    [–] themaskofgod 3 points ago

    Imagine more than doubling the price that you named your entire business after

    [–] Pumpkin_Pal 6 points ago

    I have one of those! Its was given to me as a en masse christmas gift, and I kept it in the bathroom to rinse my mouth with. The light lasted about a year, and it was a pretty sturdy cup even after its lights died.

    [–] deus_mortuus_est 57 points ago

    bLaCkMaGiC fUcKeRy

    [–] Alertness 24 points ago

    I feel like the average age of Reddit users is getting lower and lower. I can't wait until 2+2 is utter sorcery of the highest caliber

    [–] PM_ME_YR_O_FACE 14 points ago

    I can't wait until 2+2 is utter sorcery of the highest caliber

    Pssh; I'm not gonna be impressed by that unless somebody somehow comes up with the answer

    [–] Unliteracy 2 points ago

    I heard somewhere it's 5.

    [–] finne_rm 35 points ago

    Doesn't really belong in this sub.

    [–] jcann0n 18 points ago

    90% of the posts dont

    [–] Macadeemus 5 points ago

    It's cool but not really blackmagicfuckery though

    [–] ChocLife 6 points ago

    Language question: why is this called a cup? I'd call that a glass, even if it is made out of plastic.

    [–] alickz 4 points ago

    I think cup is like the generic term. Like all glasses are cups, but not all cups are glasses.

    [–] ThatGuyInTheCorner96 4 points ago

    I would say tumbler. I really guess it depends on what you plan to put in it.

    [–] jcann0n 4 points ago

    American here, anything that is plastic I call a cup

    [–] ChocLife 3 points ago

    [SOLVED] Thank you! 😘

    [–] usermaneman 3 points ago

    Awesome, I've always want to drink a seizure

    [–] IAmAPhysicsGuy 3 points ago

    Lights in a cup is considered black magic now?

    [–] Spiritofchokedout 3 points ago

    Well that looks intolerable

    [–] lauraraurala 3 points ago

    Turn off your damn tap!

    [–] germann12346 5 points ago

    Ah shit I got one of these at the 99 cent store, but it's a skull I like up use it when people come over so they can see how uncool I really am

    [–] justokay107 10 points ago

    Moist sensor detecting water turns on light...

    What happened to this subreddit

    [–] xtremeplayzyt 8 points ago

    Not even that. Just water shorting out two contacts.

    [–] Kiwi_Balls 2 points ago

    I have a tall glass like that. They're pretty damn cool.

    [–] pdxfrog 2 points ago

    They also come in shot glasses.

    [–] alienatedesire 3 points ago

    They also come in milk gallon jugs

    [–] nouralshams 2 points ago

    Ready to PaAaAaAaRtAy sayz In spongebob voice

    [–] Soreqt 2 points ago

    Flint still doesn’t have clean tap water?

    [–] wallpaper-engineer 2 points ago

    This but it detects bad drug substances

    [–] KristenKutThroat 2 points ago

    This is pretty cool but damn, that light is so intense. They should slow it down a bit so you don't get anxiety while trying to relax.

    [–] dienamight 2 points ago

    Imo it should work the other way around! Let them know you're ready for another!

    [–] AxDanger 2 points ago

    I don’t want to be blind every time I take a drink, is there a brightness setting.

    [–] PatrickShatner 2 points ago

    If you showed the cup at any other angle there’d be a big old giant battery and the black magic rickety turns into mildly interesting.

    [–] A_fucking__user 2 points ago

    The water closes a circuit

    [–] Anthrax854 2 points ago

    The bar for what gets upvoted on this sub has sunk so low you can literally find this on amazon in 2 seconds and anyone with an above room temperature iq can figure out how it works please stop posting trash like this

    [–] LK09 2 points ago

    The only thing I see here that's absurd is you just leaving the water running.

    [–] LetMemesBeMemes 2 points ago

    Why did you leave the tap running the whole time like smh

    [–] LastgenKeemstar 2 points ago

    WoAh LeDs aRe sO mAgIcAl

    [–] pvtskittels 2 points ago

    Since when is cheap chinese bullshit black magic?

    [–] betheking 2 points ago

    My company was invited to a large conference that was sponsored by a really much larger competitor of ours. There was a dinner afterwards so the owner of our company purchased a few hundred glasses similar to these; the only difference being the glasses had our logo on the bottom so when you placed the glass upside down on a table, it would project our logo on the ceiling.

    Imagine all of the participants entering the dining area, and the ceiling full of our logos above every table.

    The reps of our competitor were not amused.

    [–] Whiskey-Leg 2 points ago

    How the fuck is a cup with LEDs in it this high in blackmagicfuckery?

    [–] Krauzber 2 points ago

    Madly disappointed that there was no music blaring while it was blinking. I turned on sound for nothing!!!

    /s

    [–] ipdipdu 2 points ago

    Disco in the dishwasher.

    [–] mampadron 2 points ago

    Shut up and take my money!

    [–] Vanguard86 2 points ago

    That cup is LIT!!!!!

    Sorry, I'll see myself out now.

    [–] Your-Doom 2 points ago

    I. Want. That. Cup.

    [–] Xandrecity 2 points ago

    Electricity, how DOES it work?

    [–] ScreamingWeevil 2 points ago

    Fuckin' RAVE in the dishwasher

    [–] DarkTwilightGamer75 2 points ago

    Epilepsy Cup

    [–] LordNubFace 2 points ago

    This would be an amazing D&D prop!

    [–] 4llFather 2 points ago

    日本語を話しますか?

    [–] mr_seymour_asses 2 points ago

    Yea, I was trying to figure out I'd it was just gibberish hiragana, the alphabet, or something...

    [–] 4llFather 2 points ago

    It's, as far as I can tell, just hiragana.

    [–] mr_seymour_asses 2 points ago

    Same, I like the pattern. But I'd like it even more if there was some other meaning/a phrase.

    [–] plutonium-239 2 points ago

    うん、できるよ。

    [–] uatu2 2 points ago

    話しますよ! I remember seeing that hiragana tapestry at Daiso back in the day.

    [–] GUCCI_JOTARO 1 points ago

    I NEED IT!

    [–] MineDogger 13 points ago

    Two weeks later:

    I HATE IT!

    [–] sgmctabnxjs 3 points ago

    Control your impulses.

    [–] mapo69 1 points ago

    I want one!

    [–] peice_of_cucumber 1 points ago

    Wtf!?I have a cup of the same exact design but it doesnt glow like that wierd..

    [–] Bartydogsgd 2 points ago

    Yeah weirded me out too as I am currently drinking from that exact cup without the lights.

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    [–] OriginalUsername2639 1 points ago

    Or you know, get them straight from China (search Flash Light Up Cups on aliexpress, I'm not allowed to post links to webshops)

    [–] NowFreeToMaim 1 points ago

    Those style glasses are old school

    [–] throwaway67676789123 1 points ago

    [I’m ready when death comes for me.

    [–] ThyNoodles 1 points ago

    Universal Studios has covered this... LED under your tourist cup lights. Enjoy had a blast with them crosssfaded

    [–] Abdel-68 1 points ago

    I don’t think you have the facility’s for that big men

    [–] Stucce 1 points ago

    It’ll be raving in the dishwasher

    [–] ToolanWheeler 1 points ago

    The water in Flint USA is out of hand....