It looks like a hoax and might very well be one, but the folks behind Shoot A Brew would like you to believe that this invention is just what you need to liven your next party without even having to get up out of your chair. This automated cooler — priced at $295, no less — is equipped with a catapult mechanism that sends cans of beer flying in a gentle arc to whoever is standing up to eight feet in front of it. Genius? Gimmick? Gift idea for your favorite tailgating uncle? Um, sure, all of the aforementioned. After all, beer cans are back.
Click through to see it in action.
[Via Pat’s Papers]