Instant Index: More People Are Ditching Their Land Lines

Diane Sawyer reveals the stories people have been buzzing about all week.
1:26 | 07/08/14

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And burning up our "Instant index" tonight a sign of the times. A sentimental moment for all of us who were teenagers twirling the cord on the telephone. Well, today we learn the land line is disappearing from American life, even faster than we thought. 41% of American homes no longer have a land line. Relying instead on cell phones and hoping it doesn't cut out on all those magic moments. And the headline, a real headline about redheads everywhere including famous ones. Louis C.K., Nicole kidman, Christina Hendricks who plays Joan on "Mad men." A new report says redheads might one day be extinct. Turns ow the genes for red hair and pale skin were nourished over centuries in Ireland and Scotland. When climate brings a change to cool mist, the climate for red hair will also disappear. A new worry for the cyclists at "The tonight show." A uniquely modern problem. Selfies. Fans leaning in, backs turned and getting in the way of the riders hurtling toward them all to give themselves the starring role in the shot. The riders are saying it's not a mere anoingnoyance but a real danger too. They sweeted "This is what happens when you risk everything for a photo. Respect the riders."

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