Granted, the video has made its rounds on the web, and while Colbert didn't mention us by name (next time, Stephen!), we're just going to assume that he used our post as a source. We appear to be the only site who retained enough mental faculties after watching such a nightmare to actually figure out what this thing was used for. It's a speech-training device for the hearing-impaired, if you missed it, and Colbert screen-capped the original study we linked to. This concludes our wishful pat on the back.