Teen-repellant audible device

Remember the movie Clerks? Jay and Silent Bob wannabes may soon be repelled by the Mosquito,  a device that emits high-frequency pulsing sounds that anyone under 20 will be able to hear. According to an article in the New York Times, Howard Stapleton invented a speaker that mounts outside of stores to drive away loud teenagers with a very shrill and annoying tone. Store owners report that it works like a champ, and drives away teens who would otherwise be causing trouble.  A teen-repellent indeed, the distressing noise can broadcast at up to 75 decibels. He is currently working on a louder version for emergencies. Do kids still hang outside the 7-eleven?

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