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Will Supremes Apply Cell Phone Privacy to Metadata Collection?

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

This decision may well presage how the Court will rule on the constitutionality of the NSA metadata collection program when that issue inevitably comes before it.

How Our Connectivity Is Influencing Our Real-Life Connections

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline Giegerich

At the end of your days, your Facebook friends won't fill the room at your funeral. The ones who do arrive won't commend your text messaging speed or ability to Instagram perfectly filtered photos.

5 Terrifying Ways Police Can Legally Screw You Over

Cracked | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weird News

In America, the courts have again and again given the police all sorts of leeway to royally screw up your life for almost no reason at all. It's just ...

9 Classic Movies That You'd Never Be Able To Explain To Kids Today

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

The sweeping technological advancements of the past decade have become instant staples in our day-to-day lives. We feel naked without our smartphones,...

Would You Give Up Sex For Your Cell Phone? Most Americans Would!

Posted 02.06.2014 | Technology

What's more important than sex? Turns out a whole bunch of things, according to an online poll conducted by Harris Interactive. On a list of 1...

Delta Aims To Be First Airline To Put New FAA Rule To Use

Posted 10.31.2013 | Travel

On Thursday, the FAA announced that it will allow airline passengers to use smartphones, tablets and other personal electronics during almost the enti...

Gerry Smith

Don't Count On Your Cell Phone For Help After The Next Huge Hurricane

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.22.2013 | Technology

As Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast, flooding homes, submerging cars and taking lives, Colleen Marron could only wonder if her family was safe....

The 4 Letter Word That Leads You Astray

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

In order to endure the pain you must be able to sit with it, not avoid it. No one wants to be in pain, but remember that pain can also be a lesson, an opportunity to learn, grown and change.

Your Cell Phone Is Not Part Of Your Body -- You Can Let It Go

Robert Piper | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

We need to take back control of our minds and stop compulsively checking our emails, Facebook updates, and text messages. I think we can live a happier and more compassionate world if we tune into ourselves and the people we are speaking with.

I'm With Stupid: Urine -- It's Not Just for Breakfast Anymore

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.02.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Obviously, the idea of urine powering a cellphone is inherently funny because I would have no idea where to pee in my phone, unless there's an app for that. I'd also have a hard time doing it, for philosophical and physical reasons.

How to Counteract Cellphone Radiation

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Despite a long and contentious debate, published research is increasingly p...

Help! I'm Stuck In Voicemail Hell

Janie Emaus | Posted 08.30.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

Remember when you could pick up the phone, dial 411 and get a real live person, someone like Ernestine from Laugh-In? Back in those pre-cell phone days. Pre-caller ID. Pre-answering machines. Prehistoric, if you ask today's younger generation.

Putzel, the Movie

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Putzel has just been awarded Best Picture Winner at the Phoenix Film Festival, and I can see why.

Are We Losing Our Integrity in Social Media?

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Baseless information, rushed comments, unethical statements, insults and cursing have become common on the Internet. In this unfortunate situation we are losing our common sense and neglecting our wisdom. It will be worse if it continues as it is.

The 8 Most Important Cell Phones Ever

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology

April 3 marks the 40th anniversary of the first cell phone call. It was Marty Cooper, a Motorola engineer who made that call in 1973. According to The...

Gerry Smith

Four Months After Sandy, Lower Manhattan Businesses Still Waiting On Verizon

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.28.2013 | Technology

Potential customers don't need to ask whether The Wayland, a chic bar in Manhattan's East Village, accepts credit cards. They can just read the sign -...

Everybody Has One, But Fewer Are Buying Them

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Technology

LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Sales of mobile phones around the world fell last year for the first time since 2009 as consumers shunned cheaper feature...

Gerry Smith

Historic Blizzard Tests Wireless Flaws Exposed By Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology

In the past two years, residents of Bethel, Conn., have been hit by three massive snowstorms that knocked out power for days. Each time, nearby cell t...

The Addiction

Peter Farrelly | Posted 03.16.2013 | Comedy
Peter Farrelly

What happened to driving in a car and just looking out the window? Your kids are giving up the entire physical world for this narcissistic/sychophantic/addictive need to follow someone or see who's following them.

Gerry Smith

Government To Parents: Your Kid's Favorite App May Know Too Much

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.09.2013 | Technology

Parents, that app your kid just downloaded may know more about him than you realize. Dozens of mobile apps for children are collecting and sharing...

Human Rights Day: How Social Video Changes the Game for Advocacy and Accountability

Camille Crittenden | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media
Camille Crittenden

As access to consumer video equipment has increased, so has the opportunity for citizen journalists and bystanders to capture violations they witness.

See The Cell Phone Evolve Before Your Eyes In 1 Picture

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology

It's easy to forget -- or perhaps we just want to forget -- the push-button, touchscreen-less cell phones of yore. But to do so would ignore the marve...

Gerry Smith

Wireless Industry Resisted Calls To Back Up Cell Towers Before Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology

One key factor helps explain why communities ravaged by Hurricane Sandy could not use cell phones to call for help and communicate with the outside wo...

Gerry Smith

Hurricane Sandy Delivers 'Another Catastrophe' To Verizon's Home, Complicating Network Repairs

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.03.2012 | Technology

The water came rushing through the lobby, crashing against doors, shattering windows and scattering sandbags meant to stop it. Then, it cascaded down ...

Gerry Smith

Verizon Customers Could Wait 2 Weeks For Service Following Storm Damage

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

Verizon said Friday it could take up to two weeks to restore service to some customers after high winds, heavy flooding and power outages caused by Hu...