Exercise Will Help You Quit Smoking

If you're trying to stop smoking, get down to the gym. A new study has shown that people who exercise are 55 per cent more likely to quit—and 43 per cent less likely to relapse into smoking, too. » 4/20/12 7:29am 4/20/12 7:29am

Please Let This Canon 5D Mark II Ashtray Be Fake

I wonder how this happened. Did a bunch of Chinese businessmen desecrate this Canon 5D Mark II for kicks or were they jonesing for some cigs and had nothing but this used camera lying around? » 6/27/11 11:35pm 6/27/11 11:35pm

All the Disgusting Pictures the FDA Is Going to Put on Cigarette Boxes

In an effort to curb smoking, cigarette boxes will now come with these graphic images of holes in throats, lumpy tumorish lungs and more. They're supposed to act as a warning label on the dangers of smoking. Some work better than others. » 6/22/11 11:00am 6/22/11 11:00am

How to Blow and Pour Liquid Smoke

Smoking is bad for you! But let's be honest, smoke itself looks sorta cool. Here's a video of smoke looking like liquid, which makes it even cooler looking. You can even swirl the smoke around and pour it out like water. » 1/22/11 11:00am 1/22/11 11:00am

Camel Cigarette Phone Probably Won't Fool Anyone

If you were of the 598 landline-only Giz readers, you should probably hide your embarrassing lack of technology. This $49 touchtone phone disguises your relic as a pack of death sticks. It looks accurate, but your bluff will probably be called when people notice that it's connected to the wall or remember you don't… » 2/27/08 2:20pm 2/27/08 2:20pm

Solar Lighter: A Greener Way to Smoke

Like some kind of tiny parabolic burning mirror that would make Archimedes proud, this solar lighter captures the sun's rays and focuses them to a central spot that can reach 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. Result: an economic, fossil-fuel-free way to light your smelly cigarettes. If that's not ironic enough, today is World… » 2/04/08 9:51am 2/04/08 9:51am

"Snack-Size" Cigarettes Offer Super-Size Nicotine

In an era when smokers are subjected to the hostile smoking environment of...fresh air...our friends at Philip Morris are ready to accommodate those looking to expedite the process stepping outside. They've packed the same amount of nicotine goodness into a smaller package—think of it as the iPod Nano of the lifespan » 2/03/08 1:00pm 2/03/08 1:00pm

Crown7 'Electronic Cigarette' Delivers All the Nicotine with None of…

Do all these smoking bans have you feeling down? Do you miss being able to puff away on your death sticks with impunity, no matter where you were? Well, this Crown7 "electronic cigarette" will allow you to enjoy some piping-hot nicotine wherever you are, be it a place that allows smoking or not. It's basically a… » 9/17/07 5:00pm 9/17/07 5:00pm

Review: Smart AC 120v/USB Inverter For the Car

The 12-volt adapter in a car is nice for radar detectors and GPS devices, among other non-cancer-causing activities. But this inverter can use the ciggy adapter to power USB and AC stuff, up to a claimed 120 watts.
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Smokey Amp: The Cigarette Pack Amplifier

A clever former Fender amp designer merged a cigarette pack with a practice amp to form the Smokey Amp. Notable for its portability rather than its sound quality, the amp is powered by one battery that gives you ten hours of play-time. The amp is fairly loud for its size, so if you're in the habit of pulling out your… » 7/06/06 6:17pm 7/06/06 6:17pm