The Pentaphone is the brainchild of Austrian designer Robert Stadler and is intended to offer a stylish means of conducting a conversation on your cellphone without being distracted by ambient noise. As you might have guessed, this product is only a concept piece at the moment, and it is likely to stay that way until people become comfortable with the idea of looking stupid under a giant helmet-like wooden dome. [Robert Stadler via Designboom]
These should descend from on high like avenging angles of social responsibility, to shut out those who would disturb me whilst I eat at a restaurant, shop at a mall, or sit in a Doctor's waiting room.
Shoud someone answer a cell phone in a theater, concrete speakers should fall, pointy edge first, upon their cro-magnon brow.