The purpose of the hidden camera program Panic Face King is to induce an extremely panicked expression on the face of an unwitting victim by placing them in (what appears to be) a dire situation. This video clip shows one way to create a panic face king. The producers of this program ought to be fined and locked up, if you asked me.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects