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Digital Amnesia Has Been Exaggerated

24 Feb 2023

Do you know your best friend’s phone number? In the 1990s, I had my best friend’s phone number memorized, and I’m pretty sure I remembered it just now after thinking about it for a minute. But the...

Is It Really Dangerous to Use Your Phone on a Plane?

11 May 2017

The fear behind the rule of ‘no phones on planes’ is that portable electronic devices could potentially interfere via electromagnetic radiation with the measurement and navigation tools on board....

Microwave Fears

20 Mar 2017

I get all sorts of interesting questions. "How do you wash microwaves out of socks?" I didn't quite know what to make of this. Quickly, though, we established that the gentleman who posed the...

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