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Smartphone Lane in China

FYI, Cell-Phone-Only Sidewalk Lanes Now Exist

File this one under ridiculous modern-day problems. Apparently things have gotten so bad in China with people being glued to their phones that one city has created a sidewalk lane just to keep people in line. On Foreigner Street in Chongqing, one side is just for folks staring at their phones, and the other is for people who dare to practice safety while walking.

If this sounds familiar, it's because National Geographic created a similar lane in Washington DC back in July as an experiment. The result? Many people using their phones didn't even notice the lanes. Womp.

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