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The Number of the Day: 25%

According to a study by the Governors Highway Safety Association, 25% of U.S. car crashes are associated with drivers distracted by a cellphone or gadget. Related Question: Is anybody reading this stat while driving? (Wait, don’t answer yet. Let us know when you’re safely parked.) [Source: Mashable. See previous Numbers of the Day here. ]

Man Saved By Cellphone Battery

Most people choose their cellphone based on available apps, keyboard placement, battery longevity, and other features, but here’s one you’ve probably never considered: ability to stop a bullet. If you’re looking for a phone that may double as a bulletproof vest, Robert Altertini will be the first person to suggest you reach for an Evo [...]