Well, now we've seen it all -- there is now a product that's a constant reminder of how smelly farts can be.
Colonial Medical Assisted Devices, an online medical supply website, has created the ultimate scented pad, The Flatulence Deodorizer, to mask everything that comes out of your rear end. They've also designed a padded scented pillow, just in case you decide to, you know, fart in your chair for a few hours.
And fellas, if you're trying to disguise your scent wearing boxer shorts -- it won't work. These pads are specifically designed for panties, briefs and even pantyhose.
But all jokes aside, farts -- as natural as they are -- can still be embarrassing for a lot of us. Imagine being in the bathroom stall beside your co-worker or boss and instead of letting one go, you try to hold it in. Awkward? Sure. Healthy? Not even close.
Your muscles are only able to hold in farts for a short period of time and holding in gas can result in stomach aches and unexpected release times, according to FitSugar.com. Chewing your food slowly, avoiding carbonated drinks and even chewing less gum are all ways to decrease the amount of gas you pass. And if you have excessive gas, you should make a trip to the family doctor. Some excessive gas cases have lead to irritable bowel syndrome.
Here are five other questionable products we're probably never going to purchase:
Worst Fashion Inventions
Wondering what to get the club kid who has everything? Try glow-in-the-dark jeans. Naked & Famous <a href="http://www.nakedandfamousdenim.com/blog/glow-in-the-dark-jeans/" target="_hplink">created these stunners</a> by baking a phosphorescent coating into the fabric. If left out in sunlight or under a light bulb, they'll beam like glow sticks. As an added bonus: "After you beat them up a bit the wear patterns will cause the coating to fade in certain parts of the jean and will create a unique piece of glowing art," Naked & Famous <a href="http://www.nakedandfamousdenim.com/blog/glow-in-the-dark-jeans/" target="_hplink">writes on its blog</a>. What's next for the company? <a href="http://news.discovery.com/tech/scratch-sniff-jeans-120128.html" target="_hplink">Scratch-and-sniff jeans</a>.
Dressing sexy just got a little safer -- and uglier -- with Heel Condoms. Roll on one of these babies to protect your heels from damage and to make your shoes <a href="http://www.theheelcondoms.com/pages/about-us" target="_hplink">what the company calls a "conversation piece."</a> Did you really want to have a conversation about condoms for your shoes? Didn't think so.
Temporary Lip Tattoos
Lip service took on a whole new meaning with Violent Lips' Temporary Lip Tattoos, which come in such questionable styles as fishnet, cheetah and Glitteratti. Luckily, the tattoos are temporary stick-ons, although the embarrassment from wearing them might haunt you for life.
Say goodbye to embarrassing nip slips with Cami Secret, a dickie that snaps onto a bra to cover up that pesky cleavage.