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post #101 of 110
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Do you realize they are not actually loosing eyesight, rather their eye is simply not adjusted for the darkness, and they are looking through one eye adjusted for dark and one adjusted for light.. . . If they were using a book light, or if the lights were on in to room they would have the same exact issue. . . . It has nothing to do with phones, and everything to do with the light they are emitting, you can replace that phone with any light source and the results will be identical. . . .

Is the next article headline going to be "Artificial Lighting Causes Blindness!!!????


Edit: Looking at a bright phone in a dark room for 5 seconds is enough to cause temporary "blindness". . . . So you don't have to use a phone for an extended period of time to have this (non-)issue as you suggest.
So many smart people here.........

I wonder if they know what hyperbole means?
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post #102 of 110
Funny story about this....

5 months ago, my wife bought fluffier pillows. The old ones were flat and did not cover my right eye, the fluffier ones cover my right eye. I freaked out the first time this happened to me. Could not put two and two together for the longest time, made an eye appointment and I have never been that embarrassed in my whole life. Before anyone asks this happens even with the phone all the way dimmed.
post #103 of 110
Hahaha this Earth argument is getting hotter and hotter.

So, guys, what do you think of Windows 10? tongue.gif
P.S. And the October release of RX 480!
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post #104 of 110
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So many smart people here.........

I wonder if they know what hyperbole means?


It's a word people use after they realize their comment was over the top and try to save face?


Am I right? biggrin.gifwink.gif













I'm just kidding, don't take things to seriously or you could go blind. . . .
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post #105 of 110
The worst part about this is that it's something that should be obvious to most who have turned the lights on after being in darkness, but news site are probably going to spin this into some wild thing with lasers and flying leopards if you use your phone at night with one eye covered.
post #106 of 110
Eratosthenes proved the Earth was round 2000 years before Newton.
post #107 of 110
"go blind" lol.
thats happened to me before. I get it that they are older, maybe eyesight is giong, so it takes longer to refocus, and the blindness lasts longer..... but I don't know that it was worth writing the news article about it!
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post #108 of 110
Phone communicate using microwaves, phones give off radiation or heat energy.

Whenever heat hit tissue/proteins it always changes their structure.

Prolonged exposure to phones really never been tested.

So you that whenever you put your phone to your ear you are heating up your brain.
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Phone communicate using microwaves, phones give off radiation or heat energy.

Whenever heat hit tissue/proteins it always changes their structure.

Prolonged exposure to phones really never been tested.

So you that whenever you put your phone to your ear you are heating up your brain.

Yes, and the whole world is basically a huge net of microwave radiation.
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Phone communicate using microwaves, phones give off radiation or heat energy.

Whenever heat hit tissue/proteins it always changes their structure.

Prolonged exposure to phones really never been tested.

So you that whenever you put your phone to your ear you are heating up your brain.

So.....

The heat comes from the processor(s) within the phone using an excessive amount of energy stored within the battery; this can also cause the battery to heat up. Charging your device may cause it to heat up. This (generally) isn't bad for you unless the device shorts out and an electrical fire starts (entirely possible). If this happens, you now have a Class C fire and you should use HALON or a dry chemical system to extinguish it. thumb.gif

Microwave ovens and microwave communications operate on similar principles:

Microwave ovens generate an unmodulated wave that creates a magnetic field. This field forces water molecules to spin or vibrate very quickly because they are dipole molecules - this means they have two opposing poles (positive and negative) and these poles are constantly trying to align with the magnetic field. Since this field is constantly in flux, the molecules are constantly moving and this movement generates heat.

Microwave communications operate with modulated carrier waves containing the information to be sent / received and with power levels measured in milliwatts (mW).

Microwave radiation - not to be confused with nuclear radiation (moving sub-atomic particles causing ionization) - is not inherently dangerous at the levels produced by mobile communications systems. An actual microwave oven can generate approximately 1000 watts of power and if you were to expose a part of your body to it for a prolonged length of time then yes - it can be dangerous.
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