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Submission + - Scary Teen Mobile Report

Dawn Kawamoto writes: Do your kid's mobile use scare you and your wallet? It should. I went as far as bequeathing my unlimited data plan to my daughter when she turned 13 and got her first iPhone. But Business Insider has even scarier news regarding teens and their mobile use, noting in a report released today, that teens' mobile habits threatens to upend the tech industry.

Submission + - Sperm Counts Down (reuters.com)

Pourrie writes: "Researchers found that between 1989 and 2005, the number of sperm in one milliliter of the average 35-year-old Frenchman's semen fell from about 74 million to about 50 million — a decrease of roughly 32 percent."

Submission + - Why do so many of us get into trouble with our significant others over gaming?

Pourrie writes: "According to a recent Harvard study that I just made up, 72% of men report romantic trouble involving video games. Like a cat who wants attention and walks across your keyboard while you are typing, a woman will walk across Assassins Creed gameplay, topless, to try to get her lover's attention. You can shove away the cat because she has a 5-10 minute memory, but the girlfriend is going to be heavily disappointed for 2 to 48 hours, and might chew or scissor her way through your favorite controller. Have you had experience on either side of this?"

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