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Gone to Cairo, learned to jaywalk
This is mostly the result of the traffic situation in Cairo, Egypt's largest and capital city. Cars swarm through the streets like termites into a mound, filling every square pavement with hard rubber and steel. Traffic lights have no meaning, and even if there was a crosswalk to follow it would always be blocked by vehicles.
In turn, the pedestrians adapt. With a never-ending stream of traffic ready to run any passer-by over, people quickly learn how to dive between cars, ducking between lanes and standing on curbs as death passes a mere inch or two away. It's Frogger in real life -- and to be honest, it's almost fun. CNN's Ben Wedeman sums up the experience pretty well below: