WASHINGTON - Between dropped calls, lost texts and screens that crack, the urge to throw cell phones as hard and far as possible is hard to resist.
Finland understands that -- and they've taken it one step further.
That's why Savonlinna, a Finnish town, hosts the Mobile Phone Throwing World Championship each year. The town just wrapped up its 12th year of the competition.
This year, a Finnish teenager broke the world record for the distance he threw the phone. Check out the footage below and the full article here.
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