If you know what on earth the strange contraption above is used for, you can win a T-shirt of your choice from the Neatorama Shop.
This week's collaboration with the What is it? Blog brings us this strange (and spiky!) object above. Can you guess what it is for? Write your guess in the comment section. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you can think of. Please write no URL or weblinks - doing so will forfeit your entry. You have until the answer is revealed at our partner blog.
The first correct guess, and the funniest albeit incorrect guess will win free T-shirts from the Neatorama Shop. Best of all, you get to pick what you'd like. IMPORTANT: Please write your choice of T-shirt together with your guess. Take a looksie at the Neatorama Shop's vast selection of funny and geeky T-shirts, wontcha?
Be sure to visit the What is it? Blog for more clues! Good luck!Update 3/12/10 - The answer is: An anti-theft automobile wheel lock, it was attached to one of the old spoke tires, patent number D57,729.
Congratulations to Bill who got it right, and to pfelelep for the entry of "anti-nose-picking hand glove" :)