For those who thought the world of Second Life was too exciting comes 3D Mailbox: the virtual world for your email. A client that has been called "a waste of valuable processing power," 3D Mailbox takes everything you love about your boring 2D email and brings them to life in the form of shirtless, obese men.

We've thought about it and after lots of chair throwing and Pokemon duels (Ludwig is a legendary jerk), we've decided not to convert our tips box to 3D Mailbox. Sure, the thought of seeing Kyle Orland swimming around as a virtual shark, hunting for the latest gaming news sounded good in theory, but we thought it'd be best to leave the cruel mistress of science out of our practice.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.