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Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex? http://gu.com/p/3jtcn/fb Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren't dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex. For their government, "celibacy syndrome" is a looming national catastrophe. Many are turning to what sex and relationship counsellor Aoyama terms "Pot Noodle love" – easy or instant gratification. Photograph: Eric Rechsteiner/Panos Pictures

9. There Are Lots Of Mountains. Lots.

GTA V is now just a mere four days away, and after five and a half years of waiting, it just won't seem quite real until the game is in our hands and …

San Andreas

Researchers Expose Troubling Bias In Forensic Psychology

Court psychologists interpret evidence differently depending on who they think hired them.<p>Does your mental health depend on who's paying your psychologist? Clearly not, but a new study has found that psychologists looking at the same evidence will interpret it differently, depending on whom they …

Make Your Own Remote-Control Spy Blimp

Float on!<p>I'm a materials-science engineer at an agency that allocates funding to research projects. It's theoretical work, so in my spare time I like to do practical, hands-on things. I've been building R/C models for 33 years and have always preferred uncommon vehicles--amphibious cars, …

X Rebirth release date announced

Space simulation X Rebirth launches on 15th November 2013<p>The game - seven years in the making - is the latest in German studio Egosoft's X Universe …

Zynga sues sex app over “with friends” name — but it will have to get lucky to win

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Companies in trouble are often the ones that file the most far-fetched lawsuits. And so it is with Zynga(s znga), the …

Landslide engulfs car in China

Waterstones

'Game of Thrones' cast chats it up at Comic-Con

We round up all of the "Game of Thrones" goodness going on at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con. Guitar smashing! Memorial videos! Kisses from dead people!<p>Members of the immensely popular "Game of Thrones" TV show and series creator George R.R. Martin made a big appearance at the San Diego Comic Con.</b> …

TV Series

On Getting Drunk in Antarctica

When you spend nine months isolated in nonstop, freezing darkness, you run out of the good beer fast.<p>There comes a point every summer where the hot weather starts to feel less like an opportunity for outdoor fun and more like a full-body rash that won't go away. New Yorkers are flocking to an ice …

The Periodic Table Of Humanity's Worst Vices [Infographic]

The science of how much we suck<p>From the design studio that created these cinematic star charts and musical color wheels comes a periodic table of human nature's ugliest attributes. Tyranny, deceit, materialism, brutality—thanks a lot, evolution.<p>The Periodic Table of Social Issues is designed to …

For Some Reason, Square’s Hiring Page Listed Chirply And SeatMe As ‘Potential Acquisitions’

So, this is weird. Earlier today, if you visited Square’s hiring page on Jobvite, there were two unusual job listings, one for “Chirply — Potential Acquisition” and another for “SeatMe — Potential Acquisition.”<p>If those were accurate statements, well, that’s a pretty strange way to announce a pair …