Cell phone popcorn: real or fake?

    Check out this video of friends making popcorn with their cellphones. Pretty crazy, right? These videos have apparently been online for a few months, but are just starting to get more attention. Interesting stuff, but is it real?

    The answer, of course, is no. Various articles on the Internet argue the phones would have to emit dangerous levels of energy to pop those kernels. If you were hoping to avoid setting off dorm fire alarms while microwaving popcorn, sorry. As a parting gift, here is a kinda-clever video parody:


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