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Could used cigarette butts power our gadgets?

New research from Korea suggests the filters from cigarettes could someday help bring more efficient energy storage to our computers and smartphones.

By August 6, 2014

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An e-cigarette packed with Bluetooth? Talk to the hand

A new multi-functioning device purportedly lets users get their nicotine fix, make phone calls, and stream MP3s.

By February 19, 2014

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Friends don't let friends smoke (says e-cigarette company)

A new ad for NJoy e-cigarettes treads very close to suggesting that e-cigarettes are somehow healthier than your Marlboros. Yes, it even uses the line "friends don't let friends smoke."

By January 4, 2014

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Woman claims e-cigarette blew up, shot 4-foot flames

An Atlanta woman plugs an electronic cigarette into her computer's USB port. Next, in her own words: "Kaboom!"

By September 3, 2013

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Inhale Oxford's Word of the Year: 'Vape'

Slang terms "clickbait," "normcore," and "mansplain" lose to "vape" as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, which proves electronic cigarettes might not be a drag.

By November 19, 2014

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In Montreal, vintage cigarette machines sell indie art

They're called Distroboto: reclaimed vending machines retrofitted to sell everything from fridge magnets to CDs and poetry. All for $2.

By May 10, 2013

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The 404 1,386: Where we kick the habit (podcast)

Sony PlayStation 4 users are reporting a "blue light of death," why kicking your Facebook habit is like hiding your cigarettes, and San Francisco gets its own Batkid.

By November 18, 2013

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'Mad Men' game full of pixelated whiskey and cigarettes

Interactive YouTube video game brings old-school graphics and a cheesy MIDI soundtrack together for a choose-your-own-adventure romp through Don Draper's world.

By March 26, 2012

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iHit case hides one 'cigarette' with your iPhone

Case allows you to hold one cigarette alongside your iPhone 4. But, since most assume users would stash a joint inside, the iHit will have trouble finding a home at some retail outlets.

By July 14, 2011

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Electronic cigarette blows up in man's mouth

A Florida man is taken to hospital after an electronic cigarette explodes while he is smoking it. He loses his front teeth and has burns. Fire officials say the battery seems to have been the culprit.

By February 16, 2012