We all know that mobile technology has changed the way we live our day-to-day lives, but what you might not have considered is the way our smartphones and gadgets are re-molding our skeletons and changing our bodies.
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Horns are growing on young people’s skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests. https://t.co/kwle0Dsp27
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 20, 2019
New research in biomechanics shows that young people are developing horn-like spikes at the back of their skulls – bone spurs caused by a forward tilt of the head, which shifts weight from your spine to the muscles at the back of your head.
This causes your bones to grow in the connecting tendons and ligaments. The weight transfer and pressure that causes this all comes from looking down at your phone and ruining your posture just to make out what’s happening on your screens.
The result is a hook or horn-like feature jutting out from the skull, just above the neck:
These sorts of growths are sometimes seen in old people after years of poor posture, but according to this study, 41% of the 18-30-year-olds involved had developed lumps ranging from 10-30 millimetres large already.
As if we don’t already have enough to contend with with the impending AI uprising, we now have millennials growing horns out of their heads and becoming actual demons. I mean that’s definitely not going to help the reputation of millennials is it? Everyone already thinks of them as lazy, entitled wankers and now they’ve got demon horns growing out of their skulls. Doesn’t really bode well.
I don’t know about you but I think we’re coming very, very close to the end of times. Probably a lot closer than we think, according to NASA last month.