texting while walking
From the beaches of Santa Monica to the streets of Manhattan, there is one constant -- masses of people losing themselves in the virtual splendor of Pokémon Go.
A cooperative study from the University of Bath, UK, and Texas A&M University found that people who walked and texted while navigating an obstacle course walked more slowly than when just walking. They also slowed down if distracted with a math problem while walking and texting.
Just stop it already.
As students head to the new Student Life and Wellness Center at the Orem, Utah, institution, they will be diverted into one
This episode underlined the hazards of texting while walking, which can surely be as dangerous as texting while doing almost anything else. Almost: there are no available statistics on the adverse effects of texting while having sex, which seems popular in some demographics.
Google's attempt to provide people with a new interface -- Google Glass -- rather than try to ban behavior that's clearly on the rise, seems both logical and a pro-social solution.
This is not a blog on your rights. You have a right to be oblivious to your surroundings and a right to be obnoxious. That includes your right to obnoxiously use your smartphone the same way you obnoxiously do anything else. This is a piece on etiquette.
Health care providers are seeing an increase in "walking while texting" accidents, with terrible injuries undermining the "viral" explosion of tragi-comic trips, pratfalls, and collisions.
By the time Gwen arrived at the hospital, it was too late, and Gwen was left trying to make sense of this tragedy and all
CBS New York reports that Fort Lee, N.J. police are going after dangerous walkers. Those who text while walking against traffic