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Young people are ‘growing small horns in their skull due to excessive phone use’

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Luckily, the horns aren’t quite as pronounced as the ones in our illustration 

Scientists have discovered that young people are developing weird horn-like growths in their skull caused by excessive phone use.

Researchers from Australia found small build-ups of bone in the back of the heads which are the result of bad posture.

It’s believed that bending over a phone can transfer weight to the back of the head, resulting in the growth of bone in nearby ligaments and tendons.

‘You may say it looks like a bird’s beak, a horn, a hook,’ chiropractor David Shahar, first author of a paper discussing the problem,

‘These formations take a long time to develop, so that means that those individuals who suffer from them probably have been stressing that area since early childhood.’

Shahar and colleagues have written two pieces of research about the horns, which are now being discussed online thanks to a recent article on the BBC with the headline:

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The ‘horns’ can grow to more than 2cm in size (Picture: Scientific Reports)

Their latest research was published last year and warned of ‘sustained aberrant postures associated with the emergence and extensive use of hand-held contemporary technologies, such as smartphones and tablets’.

The lumps are called enlarged external occipital protuberances and are not harmful in themselves, although they are ‘a portent of something nasty going on elsewhere, a sign that the head and neck are not in the proper configuration’.

Shahar and his team found horns in 41% of the young adults they assessed, with men more affected than women.

The small formations were more than 10 millimetres in size.

If you have the horns, you can probably feel them by reaching around to the bottom of the back of your head.

The researchers advised smartphone users to pay attention to their posture in order to keep the horns at bay.

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What to do if an ATM machine ‘swallows’ your ATM card

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What to do if an ATM machine ‘swallows’ your ATM card

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If your card is swallowed, do not ignore it or leave it for a few days until you have time to deal with it. Not only may this compromise the security of your account, but it may also lead to your details being stolen, and may also implicate you in any malfeasance/misgivings that take place after your card is lost.

To reduce ATM problems;

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  • Do not be one of those people who take their cards on holiday without checking when they expire.
  • If possible, use an ATM inside of an actual bank branch or outside of the bank branch. This is especially a good idea if you are travelling abroad and using ATMs. There is less risk of fraud if you use an ATM inside a bank and if the ATM eats your card, you can simply talk to one of the bank tellers to resolve the issue.
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  • Sometimes if there is an error during your transaction, your card may be ejected when the error resolves itself, or when the machine is rebooted.
  • Do not keep all your cash in one place and on one card. Plus, keep at least a little paper cash around in case your card is swallowed or accounts are frozen.
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  • If you are abroad, take your passport with you because they can use it as ID to verify your identity with the bank.
  • In some countries it may be a good idea to use ATMs during the day because sometimes an employee may be able to retrieve it for you.

When the ATM machine eats your ATM card, this is what you are supposed to do;

WAIT FOR 10 MINUTES FOR THE ATM TO RESTART

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Recently, this very situation happened to me I used my ATM card while travelling abroad and the machine froze with my card in it. I was preparing to call the bank number on the ATM but waited about 10 minutes first. After ten minutes, the machine restarted and my ATM card was spit back out. Needless to say, I did not put my card back in.

TAKE NOTE OF THE TIME AND LOCATION

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If waiting for 10 to 15 minutes does not resolve the issue, well move on to this. Note down the time the machine swallowed your card and try to be as specific as possible. Note the date, the place you are, and the type of machine (if possible). For example, is it an ATM outside a bank and/or controlled and branded by the bank, or is it a stand-alone ATM in the street, or an ATM in a mall. Does it have a name, brand logo, and/or any other details?

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Is there a number you can call on the machine itself, or any helpful information that may be relevant? If so, you should make a note of it and have a quick look at the ATM to see if it has been tampered with. You may want to use your phone to take a picture of the ATM and the numbers on it so you can show a bank later.

CONTACT THE BANK AND CLAIM

The bank or institution you use will have its own rules and own definitions. Some will say you have to raise a claim with the bank, others will say that you have to raise an inquiry, and some may say your account is frozen and freeze your account until the matter is resolved.

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It is not wise to contact the ATM provider unless the bank you use and the ATM provider are the same company. In this case, your problem may be resolved a little quicker. When you raise the issue with your bank, they will often contact the ATM provider, but if you raise it with the ATM provider, then they will refer you to your bank and/or account provider.

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If you can’t find the bank associated with the ATM, look for the contact number on the ATM (there usually is) and call it for support. You may be able to get a technician to come to the location right away and deal with the issue.

DEAL WITH BANK POLICY

You have to understand that every bank and account provider has their own way of dealing with swallowed cards. Some banks will destroy any cards that are swallowed by their machines. If you lose a debit or credit card, you should be able to cancel that card over the phone almost 100% of the time, but you may need to remember your telephone banking passwords and such.

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There are some banks and accounts where you can cancel your cards over the Internet, and some allow you to cancel or freeze your cards with your mobile. It is also highly likely that you can cancel your card by walking into a branch and having the staff cancel it for you.

CONTACT YOUR FINANCIAL OMBUDSMAN

Every developed country and/or state has some sort of regulatory body that may be approached if it is taking too long to fix your issue. It usually takes around 15 days to get your problem fixed.

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Sometimes you may get lucky and get your card back the day after, or may cancel your card and get a new one after a week. If there is an investigation, it will usually take around two weeks, and if you need a refund of sorts, then it will probably take 15 working days.

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If you have been trying and trying and still haven’t had any sort of luck or success with your bank and/or account provider, then go to the regulatory body that deals with this sort of thing, which is usually some sort of financial ombudsman.

TRY TO FIGURE OUT WHY YOUR CARD WAS SWALLOWED

There are times when a machine has been tampered with and is actually running very slowly, which may make a person believe their card has been swallowed when it is really taking its time to get out. There are also times when the eject function is weak and only pushes out the tip of the card to the point where it is hard to see. There are also other machines that want you to put your fingers into the indent to pull out your card.

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There are times when ATMs are tampered with so that they reject and spit out your card after a few minutes, so it may pay to stick around for a little while and see if others are able to use the machine.

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In the US your card is often ejected far sooner than in Europe, where your card is often rejected after all operations have been concluded. There are some countries that use more pin numbers or less pin numbers and you may have just entered the wrong pin a number of times. There are also times when the exchange rate muddles the issue and you accidentally take out more than you meant to, or reach your withdrawal limit without realizing.

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3 things that can make a woman stay  in relationship

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Making her feel needed is one of the sure ways to win her loyalty [Source/acceleratetv.com]

Making a woman fall in love can be very easy, but what about keeping her feeling the same for longer?

It takes another set of things in a relationship that a man can do to make a woman stay loyal to him.

Here are three keg to a woman’s loyalty;

1. Be trustworthy

The most important thing a man can do to make his woman stay loyal to him is proving to her that he’s worth being trusted.

In simple terms, a woman’s loyalty is largely dependent on how much her man trusts her and even more on how much he scores when it comes to her trust.

Do not show her love today and later go out with somebody else.

2. Make her feel needed

Nothing feels as fine as being needed. Once a woman feels needed by her man, she will have no reason not to stay loyal to him.

As a man, you should show her how important she is in your life.

Call or text her whenever you can, and always say things that can make her stay.

3. Be an ambitious man

Every woman would want an ambitious man; a man who has a future.

Show her that you have a purpose in her life and your own life.

Set some goals, work towards them and let her know about them.

Money can’t buy loyalty, just put efforts into your relationship.

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