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Teens, Get the Hell Off Your Phones and Drive

Teens, Get the Hell Off Your Phones and Drive

By Josh Wolford March 26, 2015

This post is brought to you by cranky old men everywhere. Teens, put down your goddamn phones and look at the road. Stop changing tracks on Spotify, stop texting bae. Stop dancing with your friends and looking at stuff in …

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Police Catch Florida Man’s Texting & Driving Crash on Video Police Catch Florida Man’s Texting & Driving Crash on Video
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Texting while driving is stupid, reckless, dangerous, and an all around dick move. Everybody knows this, but the majority of adults continue to do it. Why? Well, why does anybody do anything, really? I’m going to go with selfishness, as …

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Celebrities – they’re just like you! Yesterday, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone pulled the tarp off his newest project, Jelly – a new mobile service that we first heard about way back in March of last year. In short, Jelly is …

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Researchers at York University in Toronto have finally found a good use for vodka. Using a simple setup with a spritzer and a receiver, placed apart from one another on a table, they were able to send the world’s first …

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If you’re caught texting while driving, the fine you could be forced to pay varies wildly depending on which US state you’re in when you’re caught in the act. According to a handy map compiled by Mother Jones, the lowest …

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A New Jersey appeals court has just handed down one of the most baffling rulings concerning technology and civil liability that you’re likely to see. Ever. In plain words, the court has ruled that future texters who knowingly text someone …

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