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Submission + - Is the Internet Causing Male Sexual Dysfunction? (

Hugh Pickens writes writes: Davy Rothbart writes in New York Magazine that easy access to internet porn is not only shaping men’s physical and emotional interest in sex on a very fundamental neurological level, but it’s also having a series of unexpected ripple effects. "The initial symptom for a lot of guys who frequently find themselves bookmarking their favorite illicit clips appears to be a waning desire for their partners," writes Rothbart. "For a lot of guys, switching gears from porn’s fireworks and whiz-bangs to the comparatively mundane calm of ordinary sex is like leaving halfway through an Imax 3-D movie to check out a flipbook." Psychiatrists have coined a name for this particular dysfunction — sexual attention deficit disorder — and it appears to be on the rise with catastrophic effects on relationships. One user insists that he’s still attracted to his wife of twelve years but he says, she can’t quite measure up to the porn stars he views online. "Me and her, we still ‘do it’ and everything, but instead of every day, it’s maybe once a week. It’s like I’ve got this ‘other woman’ and the ‘other woman’ is porn."

Playstation Phone "Zeus" Revealed 154

tekgoblin writes with this excerpt from Tekgoblin: "A video has surfaced on YouTube which shows the new Playstation Phone now called the Zeus. Rumors had surfaced that the phone would be announced on December 9th but with this leak the rumors have now been made fact. The phone is called the Sony Ericsson ZEUS (Playstation Phone). The demo video shows the phone running Android 2.3 codename Gingerbread. The video also shows the phone with the standard Playstation buttons along with a touch pad in the center. The controller for the phone is placed normally where a physical keyboard would be."

Submission + - U.S. Nuclear Weapons Have Been Compromised by UAO 3

An anonymous reader writes: Ex-military men say unknown intruders (UAO = Unidentified Aerial Objects) have monitored and even tampered with American nuclear missiles. Witness testimony from more than 120 former or retired military personnel points to an ongoing and alarming intervention by unidentified aerial objects at nuclear weapons sites, as recently as 2003. In some cases, several nuclear missiles simultaneously and inexplicably malfunctioned while a disc-shaped object silently hovered nearby.

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