from the it's-not-all-flowers-and-sausages dept.
Weemz writes "This is the best use of a sausage and technology I have seen today. From the article: 'Too cold to take your gloves off? No problem, try a frozen, individually wrapped Hot Dog. Seoul, Korea; CJ Corporation's "Max Rod" sales are soaring as Koreans have discovered that they are quite effective for operating iPhones in cold weather. Max Rods are individually wrapped, frozen sausages that have replaced the need for an iPhone stylus or iPhone gloves. Once back indoors, this handy stylus becomes a not so light snack! Funnier than watching a subway car of people tapping their iPhones with frozen meat-sticks is reading the Google translation of the original news article.'"
"Conversion, fastidious Goddess, loves blood better than brick, and feasts
most subtly on the human will."
-- Virginia Woolf, "Mrs. Dalloway"