Could Your Phone Hurt You? Electromagnetic Pollution

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Electricity is all around us, all the time. It makes our lives easier, safer, more fun and most of us never think about it. But is there such a thing as too much electricity? Electronic devices emit an electromagnetic field, which is suspected to cause cancer. We read countless sources on this topic to summarize the results of the latest research for you.

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    Residual CornResidual Corn3 hours ago
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    Diki HamkaDiki Hamka4 hours ago
  • Can phone radiation hurt you? No! Case closed. *Sponsored by cellphone companies

    Vladislav DerbenevVladislav Derbenev5 hours ago
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  • electrostatic fields can cause dna changes for more information read about time of day code. So if electrostatic fields can cause that, why not electromagnetic fields? The planet btw has its own ... If we think we dont change ourselves with that technologie in what way ever then we do not have the long-term effects in mind.

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    Wiled man 24Wiled man 2413 hours ago
  • People who complain about devices hurting their heads are probably right, but for different reasons. Staring at a screen makes you blink less often which can make your eyes feel dry and make you feel tired. Many appliances emit very quiet high-frequency sounds that can occasionally cause discomfort. It’s also well documented that staring at cell phones can cause eye damage and headaches just from the fact that you’re staring at a bright object that is too close to your face to comfortably focus on.

    KradrlingKradrling14 hours ago
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    Kavzar The BlindKavzar The Blind18 hours ago
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  • So good! Thanks for the information :)

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  • can cellphones cause cancer? yeah if you smoke them

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  • You shouldn’t have made a video if you had nothing to telk

    Head MasterHead Master22 hours ago
  • So you are telling me that ninja in 20 years after doing every 12 hours in a row wont be harmed in any way

    Eddy BaroncelliEddy Baroncelli22 hours ago
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    DavidDavid23 hours ago
  • I was hoping for a 5G mention, but nope?

    Sebastián VansteenkisteSebastián Vansteenkiste23 hours ago
    • what about it?

      s ls l22 hours ago
  • What would happen if I put my computer in a microwave?

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      s ls lDay ago
  • Try sprouting seeds near your wifi router... Wifi radiation does hurt plants, though your kids are probably dumb AF, so irradiating them is perfectly ok:)

    Nathan HintzNathan HintzDay ago
    • it does absolutely completely nothing at all you retarded boob, I've been growing many types of plants indoors for years now next to my high powered wifi gaming router.

      s ls lDay ago
  • Don't forget guys, correlation always means causation

    Adnan ChinisiAdnan ChinisiDay ago
  • i have a better chance of a armadillo attacking me in the city rather than getting tumors from devices

    Archmage ShuriliaArchmage ShuriliaDay ago
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  • Wifi can kill house plants within a few months, but is safe for humans? I don't buy it.. I'd be more concerned with the upcoming 5g.

    Z PhishZ PhishDay ago
    • It does absolutely completely nothing at all you retarded boob, I've been growing many types of plants indoors for years now next to my high powered wifi gaming router. Back to school, you go!

      s ls lDay ago
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  • now i can safely sleep with my microwave in bed next to me, thank you Kurzgesagt

    n. kelatin. kelatiDay ago
  • I am pretty disappointed by this one. The "argument" amounts to whataboutism. "can phones hurt you? Here's some things you should also be worried about!" WHO CARES. The science currently says "no" to the "problem" of electrosmog, and that should be the message. It's not that other things are *more* harmful. The other things have nothing to do with the validity of electrosmog claims.

    Emiliano HeynsEmiliano HeynsDay ago
    • well kinda they touched on them because everything mention here is apart of the same wavelength spectrum.

      s ls lDay ago
  • Well, it happened. . . they finally turned to advertisers :(

    Shayan IslamShayan IslamDay ago
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    GiantGiantDay ago
  • make a video about the 5G problem. tnx!

    Ilia MorshedIlia MorshedDay ago
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    Zdeněk ŠmejkalZdeněk ŠmejkalDay ago
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    Hoshigaki KisameHoshigaki KisameDay ago
  • what about base stations and micro waves around us this is the most bias video you guys had ever made i would even say your channel may be well paid for this video some german electrcity companys even tell people sick who thought about micro waves radition might be harmfull

    Hoshigaki KisameHoshigaki KisameDay ago
    • wow you're dumb.

      s ls lDay ago
  • When you hear him say "BUT", things gets scary after.

    Karl AngeloKarl AngeloDay ago
Could Your Phone Hurt You? Electromagnetic Pollution