Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

No More Headstands: Hiccup Stick Rids You of Those Pesky Things

by Hazel Chua

When we were kids, my sisters and I used to think that we were literally growing whenever we got hiccups. That was partly the reason why we never did anything to get rid of them, since we wanted to be tall and all.

We eventually realized that that wasn’t true, so we began doing things most people did to get rid of hiccups, like drinking water, holding our breaths, and swallowing spoonfuls of sugar. Those methods were usually a hit or miss – but mostly they missed.

Hiccup StickBut there’s a company called Hicural that claims to have developed a surefire way to get rid of hiccups. It’s called the Hiccup Stick, and it’s basically a stick with a cavity in the middle that you’re supposed to bite while drinking a glass of water.

Apparently, doing so will tense up the muscles in your throat. This stops the spasms in your diaphragm which causes the hiccups, eliminating the hiccups right at the source.

Hiccup Sticks are available for $7.99(USD) each.

[via Red Ferret]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

New Tech Automatically Removes Unwanted Objects from Photos: Auto Content Aware

New Tech Automatically Removes Unwanted Objects from Photos: Auto Content Aware

Furoshiki Shoes Wrap Around Your Feet

Furoshiki Shoes Wrap Around Your Feet

12th Doctor\

12th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control: Remoty Wotey

Transforming Optimus Prime Cake: Frosting in Disguise

Transforming Optimus Prime Cake: Frosting in Disguise

Prankster Messes with Drive Thrus Masquerading as a Robot

Prankster Messes with Drive Thrus Masquerading as a Robot

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by