It's Tan-tastic!


You can get a tan from your computer screen! A company called Computer Tan has discovered a unique technology which causes your computer screen to emit ultraviolet radiation, allowing you to get a tan from your desktop machine, laptop, or even your iPhone! OK, it's a hoax. (Come on, the premise is ridiculous.) It's not meant to be a rip-off scheme, though. It's a clever marketing campaign by the folks at, a skin cancer charity.

To be let in on the joke, go to and click on the button for a "free trial."