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Ionic Smokeless Ashtray

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech

Ionic Smokeless AshtrayIf you are a smoker and those around you keep complaining, grab one of these Ionic Smokeless Ashtrays. It has claims that it will purify the air and eliminate odors and secondhand smoke. The device breaks the smoke down into tiny negatively charged particles and then dispenses with them in the dome. The ISA comes with a glass ashtray, has an on/off button, and needs 4AA batteries (not included.) At a size of 71/2 x 5 3/4 x 3 3/4-inches and with a price of $29.95, it is made of ABS plastic and, as any smoker knows, that is not the best material to have if you are sloppier than most.

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Cell Phone May Be Health Risk to Your Brain

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cell Phones, Science

Cell Phone and BrainWe had just finished reading that smokers’ chances of contracting diseases is partially due to genes when we also found that mobile phones could potentially cause the demise of more people than smoking or asbestos. The study, conducted by Dr. Vini Khurana, says that using a cell phone for at least 10 years can double your risk of brain cancer. We figure the good doctor must know what he is talking about since he has published over 30 papers and reviewed 100 studies on the effects of cell phones. Coincidentally, the French suggested limiting children’s use and Germany has also issued cautions.

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The Coughing and Screaming Ashtray…Need We Say More?

Coughing and screaming ashtray

If you have a loved one who smokes a lot, here’s a gag gift they’ll (hopefully) appreciate. It’s the self-explanatory Coughing and Screaming Ashtray—which looks like a real pair of healthy lungs. But place a cigarette on it and…you guessed it…the ashtray starts making hacking and screaming sounds. Gets your point across while tempered with a dose of laughter. Should be great fun at parties, just don’t invite that one self-righteous smoker (we all know one) who won’t appreciate the joke. Available for $10 USD.

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