In an age where smartphones are often cited for causing distracted driving, addiction, and a number of other problems, it is interesting to read about how taking a simple photo of yourself through your smartphone can actually help you.

Lapetus Solutions Inc., a company based out of North Carolina, created a software program called Chronos, which is designed to predict life expectancy. This type of technology, the company claims, is valuable when it comes to purchasing life insurance. 

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