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Computer Tan Lets You Bake at Your Desk

Ever wanted to get a tan while punching numbers at your desk? Babyassface tipped me off to this website called Computer Tan. The concept is pretty strange: They claim that their technology converts the electrical impulses of your LCD monitor into ultraviolet rays that then create a tan in your skin. (A test makes sure that the amount of exposure is calibrated to match your skin tone.)

Computer Tan's officials say that using their tanning technology is safer than baking in the sun or using a tanning bed. They claim the ability to strip the harmful parts of UV exposure, therefore preventing damage to the skin. A base tan takes four to five sessions within a 10-day period to develop, and it lasts for one to two weeks. You know I always say there's no such thing as a safe tan — and perhaps the Computer Tan people feel the same way — but if you're willing to give it a go, the company offers a free five-minute trial.

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aklatina aklatina 8 years
Damn i so wanted it to be true, id love to tan at my desk! in alaska we need all the sun we can get!
spaweek spaweek 8 years
It's a hoax. You can read about it here. http://www.spaweekblog.com/?p=1159
demi-serena demi-serena 8 years
oh yea,sure, & u can ‘grow' ur plants by the computure.just look at how the title says “bake”
chiquita29 chiquita29 8 years
That's crazy, I knew it couldn't be real.
luxforsoul luxforsoul 8 years
It's a joke, people. If you start the trial, it basically tries to fool you for a second, and then shows you nasty pictures of skin cancer. It says something like "skin cancer isn't a joke" and then you have the option to comment, fool someone else, or go to the skin cancer activism website.
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 8 years
YAY now you can get cancer at work!
pillowtalkk pillowtalkk 8 years
bs.
lovealways lovealways 8 years
http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article5667995.ece
cordata cordata 8 years
LOL That sounds like the worst idea in the world .... I'm already worried enough about radio waves and radiation from staring at a screen all day long.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
OMG hahahahha.
hanako66 hanako66 8 years
april fools right?
sham28 sham28 8 years
They lead you on for a WHILE before you get the punch line..... But it seems pretty sketchy from the introduction of the "spokesperson." Very very important message.
emalove emalove 8 years
Yeah, this has got to be a joke.
sarahlangdale sarahlangdale 8 years
that's great!
katweb katweb 8 years
Great way to get the message across, the absolutely make the point, and with great impact too.
katweb katweb 8 years
APRIL FOOLS right?
Symphonee Symphonee 8 years
I am soo glad I am naturally "tan".
Symphonee Symphonee 8 years
WHAT!!!
norajeans norajeans 8 years
I call April Fools
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
great site!
Swedeybebe Swedeybebe 8 years
u sugar girls.... trying to get us on april fools day :)
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
Wow. I stay out of tanning beds anyway, but that'll give you the willies.
brandysbug brandysbug 8 years
Great way to get the point across! I hope more people follow the link.
CitizenSugar CitizenSugar 8 years
I was just talking about how this would be a popular idea.
ImmaDiva ImmaDiva 8 years
great site! =)
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