Totally random: The Verichip for VIP Clubbers

Dept. of Holy Crap!: A nightclub in BCN has taken exclusivity to a new level: VIP members get a microchip implanted into their arm that emits a Radio Frequency Identification which can be scanned at the velvet-roped point of entry to let you in, get your drinks, whatev... The process has already been used on animals in countries around the world, and may even become required in some areas.

This sort of syringe-injected, Big Brother technology really freaks TH out, but at the same time, we can understand the handiness of leaving your wallet or purse at home—especially when it doesn’t do a *thing* for your outfit. ::BBC

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