Flip the lid on this pack of Marlboro Lights, press the black button and all mobile phones in a 60-foot radius will go dead. Given how hard I am finding it to give up the weed, however, I would prefer a phone that stopped me from smoking. The price of silence? $950. [Red Ferret via Advanced Intelligence]
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