A marriage-saving blanket?

This As Seen On TV product claims to use "activated carbon fabric" to kill flatulence and rescue relationships

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A marriage-saving blanket?

The sanctity of marriage now has added protection thanks to military technology. An inventor has employed the same “activated carbon fabric” that guards soldiers against chemical weapons to combat offensive odors in the marital bed. Behold, the Better Marriage Blanket” (via The Week), a real solution to a very real problem.” It’s quite possibly the world’s first anti-flatulence, pro-marriage blanket. (No word on whether the blanket supports same-sex unions.) 

You’ve really got to check out this ad — as the blanket’s website instructs, “you owe it to your marriage.” Plus, it’s Monday, and you owe yourself a good laugh. Watch out, Snuggie, there’s a new ridiculous novelty item on the block!

Tracy Clark-Flory

Tracy Clark-Flory is a staff writer at Salon. Follow @tracyclarkflory on Twitter and Facebook.

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