People won’t stop staring at their phones, so this Dutch town put traffic lights on the ground — Quartz

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As anyone who lives in a city knows, public sidewalks these days are a free-for-all of pedestrians staggering along, zombie-like, staring intently at the screens of their phones. As well as infuriating other pedestrians, there’s some evidence that this behavior increases our chances of being hit by a car. To avoid that fate for its smartphone-addicted residents, a Dutch town…

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