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Oh, You Forgot To Buy Your Drone a $189 Sweater for Christmas?

There is nothing more 2016 than this.

by Madison Margolin
Dec 27 2016, 8:32pm

Image: Drone Sweaters

December got you feeling cold? Well don't be selfish and forget about that drone, because now you can dress it up in a sweater for a cool $189.

"While this may at first appear to be a light concern to those who would scoff at the idea of dressing up a drone, there are still many drone owners who have seen their drones shiver violently after exposure to winter temperatures but hesitate to put clothing on their drones for fear of appearing odd," states the Drone Sweaters website.

The website, which seems like a big sarcastic joke, offers a decent argument as to why you should dress up your drone for the winter: some drones have lighter plastic layers than others and hence not as suited to certain environments where they find themselves. Your drone would be as uncomfortable as you would be if you went outside without the proper winter clothing.

Getting your drone a sweater is no easy feat, however. First you'd need to pick out the right material. Wool for instance is warm, but can get itchy, and may not be difficult to wash. If you weren't already catching on to the joke this next line about taking your drone's measurements is a fast giveaway: "Why would you want it to fit? So that your done cannot easily pull the piece off," the website states, and so on.

Hence, the obvious marriage of tech in its most obscure form, located, of course, in San Francisco. So if you forgot to get your drone a holiday gift, here's your opportunity to redeem yourself.

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