Anytime you take a call, the outside world loses a good chunk of your entire bodily apparatus capable of communication. That sucks. So you can set some of those people at ease with the EARonic case.
The cases were designed by Daniela Gilsanz at the Rhode Island School of Design. They have their limitations: obviously, they won't let you hear through your phone; and you'll have to account for some of them looking nothing like the side of your face it's sticking. But it's something, OK? Your friends will totally thank you for showing you care. And they look great. $US20. [CollabCubed via Laughing Squid]