The Text Factor
London-based photographer Babycakes Romero captures the decline of human conversation in his new photo series. Although he sees value in technology, Romero maintains that smartphones are making people "seriously dull." Here, in 12 clicks, is exactly what it means to be a "plugged-in bore."
Date and Switch
Romantic outings have lost some of their magic.
Ladies Who Lunch
Where are the friends who listen and finish each other's sentences?
Strangers on a Train
It's easy to forget that there's a person sitting next to you ...
My Dinner With Siri
… or a lover across the table.
Curb Your Enthusiasm
You see fewer spontaneous exchanges between people on the street.
More and more of us seem oblivious to our surroundings.
Ever get the feeling that life itself is in a holding pattern?
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When a friend you've invited for dinner says, 'Don't go to any trouble,' you can be sure there's a subtext