Getting old is terrifying. What if we could stay 21 years old forever? There are plenty contraptions and substances out there which can do just that. Here are seven that will help you maintain your youth. [At least, that's the pitch.]
Is your face not as fresh as it once was? Those wrinkles making you feel old? You want the Baby Quasar, which harnesses the POWER of LED and delivers a blast of light-thermo therapy to your face, eliminating those unsightly wrinkles. [Translation: Congratulations, we just duped you into shining a torch on your face.]$US800.
Someday a pill will be able to regrow all your hair. Until then, give your thinning mane the dose of pew-pew it needs to regenerate almost overnight. The magic contained within Hairmax's 650-675nm wavelength of light will have you looking -- and feeling -- like a new person. [Translation: We're taking advantage of your complete and utter misunderstanding of genetics and it feels great!]$US545.
We all run low on energy sometimes. And ugh, muscle pain. But if you slap a Phiten necklace around your neck, its AQUA METALS will magically cure all that ails you. It works! Just look at all the baseball players wearing these things. [Translation: Never has the dumb jock cliche rung so true, or profitably.]$47
Fractals. Crystal transmitter rods. Bio-energetic rejuvenation formulas. Quantum interfaces. Binary subsistence coding. Fractal amplification resonation (referred to as ONENESS by Holy men). Sacred geometry infusion. Solfeggio sound tones. This, my friends, is the secret to Trinfinity8 and its ability to rejuvenate your body. [Translation: We thought of this s**t when we were higher than astronauts and mostly created it as a joke. Then you people started taking it seriously. Shame.]$US8000.
BLAST THIS WACKY JAPANESE CONTRAPTION IN YOUR EYE FOR 10 MINUTES A DAY AND IT WILL MAGICALLY CURE YOUR NEARSIGHTEDNESS!!! WACKY!!! [Translation: We dare you to criticise our product. If you do, we'll just call you a culturally hegemonist Westerner.]$US800.
Pop a DMAE pill and transform yourself into a mental giant. The latest scientific research suggests that DMAE is methylated into choline, which can enhance your brain's capabilities. Who does't want that? [Translation: It's ironic that we're hawking fish oil for the part of the body needed to cut through this spiel, isn't it?]$US4.
Working out sucks, right? What if you could workout without even MOVING?! Your prayers have been answered friends. Just sit in the CVAC pod for awhile and let it add blood cells and purge lactic acid as you laze your way to better fitness. [Translation: We have the best tennis player in the world stomping his way through the US Open and convinced this thing is the reason why. We're bulletproof.]$US75,000.
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