As most people are by now aware, the goggles do nothing. They certainly didn't save this chap from whatever fate befell him, but at least they must be more durable than puny human flesh.
You can't hold a candle to this freakish nailed-up napper!
Well, you could, but it would probably make more sense to hold a candle with it, as it is in fact a candle-holder.
Then again, it is also a trinket-box, as the rear of the skull slides off to reveal a hidden compartment.
Boxing your trinkets and holding your candles? Who says disembodied fleshless cybernetically-enhanced heads can't multi-task, eh?