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Colonel Sanders wants to hug you and cut off your cell signal for $10,000

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The Internet Escape Pod hasn't sold out... yet

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KFC has launched lots of gadgets in the past, and we've routinely covered them. But this past week, the fried chicken company introduced a different kind of gadget: a massive Faraday cage. The Internet Escape Pod, as KFC calls it, features a drumstick-shaped door handle with a massive Colonel Sanders atop it. The dome is constructed out of steel and stainless steel mesh, a high-density foam, and enamel paint. It weighs eight pounds. Only one model exists, however, so if you want it, you have to pay $10,000.

How badly do you need to escape from the internet? Could you just put your phone in a box under your bed and walk away, or do you need a $10,000 KFC-branded tent with a chicken leg for a handle? I'm not going to judge you for maybe wanting this, but yeah, I think you can probably cut yourself off from the internet for free.

Image: KFC