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University Opens Student 'Texting Lane'

The Huffington Post | Riley Griffin | Posted 06.17.2015 | College

While less deadly than texting drivers, texting walkers are now getting their own public intervention. Utah Valley University unveiled a "texting lane...

5 Reasons Your Online Date Disappeared

Damona Hoffman | Posted 06.16.2016 | Women
Damona Hoffman

You met a man online and things were getting hot and heavy. Just when you were thinking it might be time to change your Facebook status, you send a text to confirm your next date. No reply. As in, no reply...ever.

Distracted Driving Is A Huge Problem -- But Technology Can Help

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.12.2015 | Technology

Some new cars come loaded with high-tech safety features. But if you're not in the market for a vehicle, there are simpler ways to protect yourself from distracted driving

Sebastian Murdock

Bus Driver Who Killed 3 While Texting Was 'As Childish As The Children He Was Transporting' | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 06.10.2015 | Crime

The lawyer representing the families of three victims killed in a Tennessee bus crash said the man responsible for their deaths acted like a child whe...

License to Kill; the Troubling Truth About Teen Driving

Ellie Widdowson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Parents
Ellie Widdowson

While the discussion surrounding underage drinking and driving has been around for some time, the growing discussion about distracted driving, specifically related to cell phone usage while operating a vehicle, has highlighted many concerns about teen driving statistics and the risks they pose to both themselves and those around them.

Sebastian Murdock

Our Addiction To Cell Phones Is Costing Lives. Here's How We Can Stop It. | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Texting while driving can lead to a catastrophic accident in just a few seconds. It's a sobering reality, with no bigger reminder than the recent i...

How Car Companies Are Combatting Texting While Driving

Posted 06.09.2015 | Business

Distracted driving continues to be a major problem on the roads. Smartphones ping and buzz, drawing drivers’ attention away from what’s in front o...

Sebastian Murdock

Mother Of Little Girl Killed By Texting School Bus Driver Has No Hate In Her Heart | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 06.08.2015 | Crime

A Tennessee bus driver tasked with safely transporting children on their way home from school pulled out his phone and began to text. Soon after, the ...

School Bus Driver Was Texting Before Deadly Crash

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2016 | Crime

June 5 (Reuters) - The driver of a Tennessee school bus that crashed in December, killing two students and a teacher's aide, had been receiving and ...

Are You a Minimalist or Novelist Texter?

Brooke Wise | Posted 05.29.2016 | Women
Brooke Wise

Is the happy medium the answer? More importantly, where is the happy medium? Avoiding the text altogether makes you seem archaic, but the minimalist and the novelist do not seem to have the answer either.

How Can I Get My Kids to Put Down Their Phones?

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.15.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media parenting expert Caroline Knorr answers questions about parenting, media, and everything in between. Q: How can I get my kids to...

When Will We Be Ready To Let Go Of Email?

Meredith Arthur | Posted 05.11.2016 | Technology
Meredith Arthur

I've been thinking about email's death crawl. Surely it's on its way out as a daily communication tool, but the rate of its death seems to differ from person to person. Moving out of your head and your inbox, and into a more active communication with others is a healthier way to understand your relationships and the world.

Never Text First? Dating Advice That Actually Works

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

There's this overwhelming fear that if we show our true enthusiasm for someone, we'll lose our power. That if we ask for what we need, we'll be rejected. That if we show our true colors, we won't be liked.

The Real Problem With Ghosting

Kira Sabin | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kira Sabin

Ghosting. I had not even heard the term "ghosting" until I was interviewed by an adorable 20-something blog a year ago. She asked me about it, so I h...

Why Texting and Dating Make Women Anxious

Julie Spira | Posted 06.28.2015 | Style
Julie Spira

In a new relationship, texting can be both exciting and filled with anxiety. Before you over analyze his texts, read this to find out how to text in style.

Out Loud and Off-Screen: The Power of the Spoken Word

Graeme Blackman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Education
Graeme Blackman

As April comes to an end and the city of Baltimore is seared by racial conflict, I have been thinking about one of the great examples of the enormous power of public oratory, which occurred 47 years ago and whose anniversary is rarely noted.

Teen Texting And Driving Dips With State Laws

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - According to a new analysis of nationwide surveys, teens report less texting while driving in the ...

15 Crucial Emojis That Are Still Missing

Allison Bagley | Posted 06.26.2015 | Women
Allison Bagley

If emojis were designed to save time in digital communication, in addition to releasing more diverse options it would have been nice to see 15 still-missing emojis that are part of many females' regular texting vocabulary.

From This Momma to All the Idiots Who Are Still Texting and Driving

Madeleine Melcher | Posted 06.14.2015 | Parents
Madeleine Melcher

I try to set a good example for my kids -- I do, but nothing makes me want to spit and cuss in public more than you idiots who continue to text and drive.

The Dirty Texter

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 06.14.2015 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

The job daters have, especially as daters for the second time around is to set boundaries and expectations and make sure that your deal breakers actually break your deal. Otherwise, you are destined to make the same mistakes over and over again.

The Funniest Autocorrects Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.27.2015 | Comedy

What the duck? The invention of autocorrect (and its evil twin sibling, "Voice to Text") has provided us with month after month of ridiculous texti...

Confirmation Emails, Or It Didn't Happen

Alex Lawrence | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Lawrence

I often make plans with friends for a night in the future, and then as the day approaches, if there's been radio silence on the event, you start to wonder, is it still a date? Or you make what you thought were very "soft" plans with someone, only to be thrown off when they text "Where you are? We're here." You think, "But... I never got a confirmation! I didn't know it was actually happening."

Dating Technology

Anthie Zoumboulias | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Anthie Zoumboulias

Often times I catch myself wondering: What has this world come to? Can anyone think for themselves anymore? Is following trends, especially social med...

The Nerdiest Thing you Can Do With an iPhone

Kevin Lankes | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Kevin Lankes

All over the Interwebs, consumers and tech gurus alike have published countless tips and tricks that help you optimize your iPhone use, but none of them so far have ascended to the level of nerdiness I'm about to bring to the table. Get ready.

3 Habits Killing Your Productivity

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Lisa Abeyta

In our attempt to be better at our jobs, to be more accessible and more open to new opportunities which could be your next big break, you may actually be engaging in habits that are hindering you.