Have you heard about the research that recently caused havoc on the internet? Apparently some researchers suggested that mobile phones may be causing hornline features to erupt in human skulls. The story was a big shocking bump for people to face.
Recent headlines have played into these fears, announcing across the world that mobile phones aren’t just a great way to play Angry Birds on the train, they’re actually making young people grow “hornlike” protrusions at the base of their skulls. While many millennials would probably welcome devil horns – I mean, who wouldn’t – these are apparently the result of painful spinal contortions that are a major problem for human health.
Fortunately for those of us who spend every waking moment on a device, the evidence isn’t nearly as clear as some have said. Mobile phones probably aren’t turning young people into literal demons from hell just yet.
We love to fear mobile phones, because they are new and difficult to understand, but the reality is much more mundane. It’s possible that they’re causing neck problems, but currently it’s hard to know if it’s the phones or another element of our lives that is to blame. There’s definitely no reason to believe that using a phone is going to make you sprout devil horns.
Thankfully there is no conclusive evidence that mobile phones might be turning us into a horned creatures. At least parents cannot use this research to deter their children from using the phone. There is no need for anyone to grow anxious due to this shady research. Read more about this at the Guardian
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