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Why Don't We Have One Global Emergency Number?

Quora | Posted 05.05.2016 | Weird News

Why don't we have one global emergency number? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by...

Facebook Is Killing Phone Numbers, And That's OK

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.11.2016 | Technology

via GIPHY Social media may consume more and more of our precious time, but in at least one regard, sites like Facebook and tools like Gmail have...

Knowing Your Sweetheart's Phone Number Is So 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.28.2015 | Comedy

Here's proof that smartphones are making us dumb. Elite Daily asked couples to recite their partner's phone numbers, and they couldn't. Maybe all t...

Breaking Up With Your Phone Number

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

We have a relationship with our phone numbers. We are engaged in an unrealistic romance with them where we boast of our fidelity to them and then abuse them with complete disrespect. Heck, we are so attached to them that we even use them to define ourselves.

WATCH: The '555' Supercut

Posted 12.20.2011 | Comedy

Over the decades, there are certain things about movie reality that we've come to accept as viewers. Like how nobody seems to say goodbye at the end o...

Readers -- Did You Mean to Give Me Your Phone Number?

Karen Dionne | Posted 10.12.2011 | Books
Karen Dionne

The idea of authors having a list of their readers' phone numbers compiled for them by Facebook and readily available at their fingertips just feels wrong.

My Head Is in the Cloud

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

I've gotten used to letting Facebook, Twitter and online calendars remind me of what I need to know. My reliance on that stream is starting to eat away at things that have been in my memory for decades.

Manhattan Virtuals To Lease 212 Phone Numbers

Crain's New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Businesses can pay Manhattan Virtuals to lease a coveted 212 area code, even if they move their offices to Topeka....

Movie Phone Book: My Ticket To Hollywood

Craig Rowin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Craig Rowin

When a movie phone number is done right, it fits perfectly into the plot and can inspire the viewing audience.