If you had owned the wine cork plug USB flash drive, you could have tell your families not to throw the USB flash drive as useless cork into trash can.
The USB flash drive looks really like a cork plug. The different is that it has 2GB capacity memory and is able to store and transfer data for you instead of gagging the wine bottle.
The Wine Cork USB flash drive prices about $52 USD. You can get it at GeekStuff4U.