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Welcome to Green Bank, where cellphones are banned

Only four hours west of Washington, there is a town where cell phones and wireless internet are outlawed. Commercial radios are banned, and microwaves aren’t welcome either. 915 more words

Phantom phone vibrations

I was standing in the kitchen, making myself an nice cup of cappuccino and all of a sudden my phone vibrated. Ah! A new message from my lover perhaps? 62 more words


Give your students the gift of unplugging!

So, the academic term has just started. How many students have you found texting in your class already? Or checking e-mail, doing social media, or hitting the Candy Crush? 990 more words

Teaching Tips: The Classroom

California Signs Cellphone 'Kill Switches' Into Law

Long live the kill switch.

Yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law its highly anticipated “kill switch” bill. Under the new guidelines, cell phones sold in the state are required to come with a button that makes the device inoperable if stolen or lost. 155 more words