World’s first smile-activated refrigerator

The Happiness Counter, a smile-activated refrigerator, was developed at the University of Tokyo with the idea that smiling during everyday activities will make you happier. The refrigerator uses a camera that detects facial features, and will only open if you give it a smile. So next time you’re sad and want to eat your feelings, you’re refrigerator will keep its doors shut.

About the author

Rebekah is a graphic design student living in South Carolina obsessed with all things design, technology, and J. Crew. When she’s not frantically working on projects for class, you can usually find her drinking large amounts of coffee with her laptop close beside.