Almost all college students have a cellphone. They use them an average of eight to 10 hours a day and check them an average of every 15 to 20 minutes while they’re awake.

Heavier smartphone use has been linked to lower-quality sleep and lower GPAs — oh, are you getting a text right now?

I’ll wait.

Anyway, as I was saying, one professor at the University of Colorado Boulder has come up with a solution to smartphone distraction in one of his astronomy classes.

How To Get Students To Stop Using Their Cellphones In Class

Illustration: LA Johnson/NPR


Accidents caused by distracting cellphone use are on the rise and Japan is no exception. So Japanese wireless service provider NTT DoCoMo created this awesome video to warn their customers about the dangers of texting while walking, one of the major causes of cellphone-related accidents.

Entitled ‘Samurai Smartphone Parade’, what makes this video so awesome is that, instead of showing contemporary people exhibiting poor judgement with their phones, it’s set in Japan’s feudal Edo period and features a Daimyo (warlord) and his entourage making their way through town, each with a smartphone in hand, but that’s only the beginning:

The moral of this story is: don’t walk and text because ninja might kill you.

[via RocketNews24]

as you may or may not know, we are swimming in cancerous radiation on a daily basis here on the surface of Earth. I’m noticing kids being inundated with wireless gadgets at younger and younger ages. I am guilty as well! We let our 4 year old have iPad time as long as he is surrounded by orgonite. But I think it’s wise to not have them around any wireless technology if we can help it. Society cloaks all this technology as “innovative and cutting edge”. “Go get the new #iphone6! Get one for the whole family!” Their skulls are not thick enough to fend off that radiation and if we continue at this “wireless” pace, more kids will have brain cancer by the time they’re teenagers. This is by design folks! #EMF #cancer #cellphones #radiation #ipad #iphone #icancer

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