Texting while driving now kills more teens than drunk driving

Nearly half of teens surveyed in a recent study admitted they'd texted while driving – a disquieting statistic, given that more than 3,000 teenagers died last year while sending/receiving SMS messages behind the wheel. (Compare that to the roughly 2,700 teens killed annually due to drunk driving.) » 5/14/13 11:07am 5/14/13 11:07am

If you text a lot, you are probably also racist and shallow

People who write 100 or more text messages a day tend to be "less reflective," and more likely to exhibit prejudice against minority groups. Those are the puzzling findings of a three-year longitudinal study in Canada. » 4/17/13 10:56am 4/17/13 10:56am

When we uplift dogs, these are the text messages they'll send

For now, dogs are man's best friend, but what happens once they gain sentience and an unlimited data plan? Text from Dog is a collection of interspecies communications between our canine pals and their human companions, who don't know where Mr. Duck is and aren't hunkering beneath the couch to look for it. » 4/07/12 9:00am 4/07/12 9:00am

Why the Avengers shouldn't text

Joss Whedon loves to remind us that the Avengers are just one big dysfunctional family, and if there's one thing that family does, it's send horrible text messages to one another. The Avenger's text messages reveal side you don't get to see in the comics, including Pepper Potts' attempt to explain Harry Potter, and… » 1/28/12 1:00pm 1/28/12 1:00pm