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Can you spot a paedophile just by the way someone looks?

June 11, 2015 admin No comments

Can you spot a paedophile just by the way someone looks? Misshapen ears are among the traits of paedophiles, according… Read the full story Read more →

Almost all six-year-olds will have mobiles within five years

November 21, 2014 admin No comments

Almost all six-year-olds will have mobiles within five years Ericsson predicts that by 2020, 90 of six-year-olds worldwide will have mobile phones Picture: Rex By the year 2020, 90% of 6-year-olds will have mobile phones – leaving adults to puzzle over what on Earth they’re talking about. The latest episode of Ben 10? The price of in-app purchases in Angry Birds Transformers? The statistic comes from a global communications report by Swedish giant Ericsson, which suggests that the communications boom is only just beginning. Ericsson suggests that by 2020, there will be 6.1 billion smartphones on Earth, compared to 2.7 billion today. We’ll also mainly use our phones for […] Read more →

Do you have text neck?

November 20, 2014 admin No comments

Do you have text neck? Forces of up to 27kg can be exerted on the spine when texting (Picture: Dr. Ken Hansraj) If you’re one of those people who spends much of your day staring at your iPhone screen, this may be of interest. Bending your head to text or browse your mobile phone puts the equivalent weight of four bowling balls on your spine, a study has found. MORE: Firefighters called after girl gets arm stuck in a letterbox MORE: Jeremy Clarkson: ‘My phone was hacked with racist “slope” tweet’ Dr. Ken Hansraj, a spinal and orthopedic surgeon in Poughkeepsie, New York, found that […] Read more →

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