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The Palmer Coolum Resort in Queensland, Australia, is hosting a weekend “Paleo Cave Camp” — and at least 20 people have signed up so far. They’re paying A$1,270 (US$1,100) to eat foods per the “paleo” diet, and will be “be encouraged to learn primal moves, including walking on all fours and jumping like a kangaroo.” But one thing attendees won’t have to leave behind is their mobile phones. “We don’t take people’s phones away,” confirms camp coordinator Stephen Hayter — since that “is how they document their experience.” He says he expects attendees will want to post about their activities on social media sites. (RC/Sunshine Coast Daily) ...Funny, but when I see people interacting with their phones instead of their companions, I already think of them as troglodytes.
Original Publication Date: 09 November 2014
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