There's Something Not Quite Right With This Captain America Hat

Image: Captain America Flipeez Hat via Walmart
Image: Captain America Flipeez Hat via Walmart

Make that “many things.”

This hat was featured by Twitter user Ananth, with a pretty good explanation of why it looks like this:

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The replies have picked out a number of weird things going on here:

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Unfortunately, this thread does not cover that the arms are operated by squeezing the legs. Anyway, here’s another amazing photo of the hat, courtesy of the manufacturers:

Image: Captain America Flipeez Hat via Walmart
Image: Captain America Flipeez Hat via Walmart
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Less a majestic “when Captain America throws his mighty shield!” moment than a confused “when Captain America waves his mighty shield” one.

Katharine is the former managing editor of io9.

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It’s a sad day when the MODOK hat is more dignified than the Captain America hat.