Could Your Phone Hurt You? Electromagnetic Pollution

  • Published on: 07 July 2019
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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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  • Runtime : 8:43
  • Electronics radiation device electromagnetic phone smartphone electrons electricity waves


  • Kugelblitz
    Kugelblitz   1 days ago

    Topic : Smartphones and radiation are killing us.Me: watching it through smartphone.

  • Aziz Saad
    Aziz Saad   2 days ago

    Thankyou for calming me down. Great animation useful for all ages

  • Sohit Lamba
    Sohit Lamba   3 days ago

    Please create a video on possibilities of self improvement by Self hypnosis and placebo effect

  • Nike Trushkov
    Nike Trushkov   4 days ago

    Me: Has a small stomachache My mom: ITS THAT DAMNED PHONE!My doctor: It’s just an upset stomach, it will go awayGoogle: StAGE 4 STomaCH CANceR YoU HAVE 2 SeCoNdS to Live!

  • pc1231
    pc1231   5 days ago

    7:22Kurzgesagt: “There are a lot more pressing problems to focus on.”also Kurzgesagt: shows apocalyptic scenery

  • Nega Virus
    Nega Virus   6 days ago

    Me : gets the nega virusMom who never vaccinated me: those dang vaccine s

  • B0B
    B0B   1 weeks ago

    That sharknado killed me at 7:22.

  • antinomy
    antinomy   1 weeks ago

    What is scary is that 'cell phone radiation causes forgetfulness, insomnia, joint pains, etc,' is taught in our science text books.

  • Brandon Breaux
    Brandon Breaux   1 weeks ago

    You forgot to mention that none of the smartphone manufacturers are required to test cell phone radiation while the device is IN DIRECT CONTACT with the test dummy. All of the major smartphones failed to stay below what our government claims is a safe threshold when the devices were tested in direct contact. The government requires only that the devices be tested 5 meters away. I don't think I have ever used my phone while standing 5 meters from it. Which means I have never used my smart phone in a way that would keep my radiation exposure below "safe levels". This video was quite ignorant in saying definitively that these devices are safe to use. Final thought experiment, what happens when I'm standing in front of my t.v. and ps4, while using my smartphone? Am I still below the safe level when I'm constantly surrounded by radiation emitting devices? And let's be real here, the ones who stand to benefit from lying about health risks are the ones selling the products in question, not the ones expressing concern for potential and valid health concerns from these products. It seems more viable the company who invested a small fortune into a product would lie to mitigate financial losses at the expense amd health risk of it's unknowing customers. You know these videos can't be factually sound and unbiased, or they wouldn't be on YouTube for your viewing pleasure.

    IN A FLASH   1 weeks ago

    Wow it's the same through different cultures and languages, my mom still blames the phone for everything.

  • Rizzmo
    Rizzmo   2 weeks ago

    Me: "mom I have cancer"Mom: "ItS cUz Of ThAt DaMn PhOnE!!!"

  • scratchacat
    scratchacat   2 weeks ago

    so, weak electromagnetic radiation changes metabolism within each individual cell of a body, but for some reason doesn't affect the body? and then is classed as 'possibly carcinogenic', but hey if kurzgesagt says its not, then no need to worry, right? of course not!

  • papitas
    papitas   2 weeks ago

    Show this to any boomer

  • Dragofang 1060
    Dragofang 1060   2 weeks ago

    Tldr yes phones hurt you when you are laying in bed watching YouTube and it falls on your face

  • Parth Gaming
    Parth Gaming   2 weeks ago

    Phones can definitely hurt you.I smashed my phone on my head so you won't need to do that.My head hurts.

  • jasper bear
    jasper bear   3 weeks ago

    plz make video on "if humans were originally omnivorous, herbivorous or carnivorous"

  • Link9058
    Link9058   3 weeks ago

    Why half the birds bouncing like Street Fighter characters?