JAPAN

Japanese Pen Electrifies Drawings, Literally

Jul 11, 2016 at 1:52 PM ET

This pen that draws with electricity-conducting ink won’t cure your ennui, but watching this cool video of it in action might momentarily distract you from the dark void that awaits us all. Maybe.

Japanese startup AgIC has engineered an ink that can connect circuits. In this fun little ad, viewers see it connecting houses in a tiny paper town. Don’t you wish you could live there?