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NEWS//Phubbers' Lanes

NEWS//Phubbers' Lanes

People paying more attention to their cell phones than where they are walking isn't just a problem in America.

Xi'An, a Chinese city in Shaanxi Province, has set aside a special lane for "phubbers." The one-meter-wide lane is said to improve safety for those who constantly lower their heads and gaze into the cellphones, but some citizens frown on the idea.

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