Walking and Texting Dials Up Trouble

An Australian study finds that it's virtually impossible to walk a straight line while texting.
3:00 | 01/23/14

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As if we needed scientific proof that texting while you walk me to walk funny. Of course you remember this the the -- just lock yourself into a fountain texting. In a mall. Scientists in Australia apparently with a lot of time on their hands and decided we needed more research on the topic so after -- -- experiments were told. And measurements. They've now confirmed it is virtually impossible to tax and walk in a straight line. Even just reading on -- front and back and effective balance. And it's it's texting and walking strategies for posture control it. Lot of dust up so it's it's science people it and -- different an obstacle course on the sidewalk and I feel like they're dodging people you know hey did you tell us on all of us and I smell a -- thirteen B and right -- I think Uga --

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