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Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

LG's new Pocket Photo 2 printer is incrementally smaller, better

We'll have to take LG's word on the success of its Pocket Photo mobile printer. Primarily because we fear the lady above and her soul-stealing stare, but also 'cause it would explain the investment in a sequel. LG's Pocket Photo 2 is slightly thinner than its predecessor, and is said to have an …

A Rocket Man Emoji? Yes, Please

Wear an homage to Elton around your neck.<p>Jewelry designer Alison Chemla has made a name for herself leveraging the best use of symbolism since cave etchings—the emoji. Where standard digital communication has failed to relay necessary human emotions, ranging from sarcasm to earnestness and …

2013 Year in Review: Deconstruction

To be allowed into a company and/or a designer’s process is pretty special. We were lucky enough to be invited along to see how specific products …

This Fashion Girl's Dirty Little Secret...Lies in Her Gym Bag (Are You Guilty of This Too?)

Confession: I'm a gym rat. One of my favorite things about being a freelance, work-from-home writer is the flexibility to hit the gym, take a yoga class, or go for a run in the park every.single.day. (Provided that I'm on deadline, of course—cough, cough—hiiiii, awesome editor Sophia!) But what I …

HP reportedly may launch cheap, big smartphones by the end of this year

Reporting on HP's desire to return to the smartphone market, sources tell <i>The Information</i> that the company plans to release new six- and seven-inch phones by the end of the year. The devices will be aimed at such emerging markets as India, China, and the Philippines, and will be sold off contract …

Best of 2013: 13 Clever Style Tips and Tricks

Next up as we close out 2013, we’re setting our sights on style and all the fun ways we hacked, beaded, and styled it up this past year. From pockets to fringe to LED headbands, here are our top 13 style tutorials of 2013.<p>1. DIY Pockets: Remember Polly Pocket? Well, this tutorial has absolutely …

Mariposa botnet 'mastermind' jailed in Slovenia

<b>A hacker accused of masterminding one of the biggest ever botnets has been sentenced to just under 5 years in jail.</b><p>Matjaz Skorjanc was arrested in 2010 after a two-year investigation into malware that had hijacked about 12.7 million computers around the world.<p>The 27-year-old was found guilty of …

Man dressed as Santa Claus robs Florida bank

This Santa is no saint.<p>Police in Port Orange, Fla., were looking for a man who robbed a SunTrust Bank on Monday wearing a red Santa Claus hat, a white, long beard and shades before making off with an undisclosed amount of cash.<p>The bad Santa carried a gift-wrapped package into the bank at about 3:13 …

Apple patents a hover touch sensor and heart rate monitor for smartphones

Apple is getting closer to having you interact with your iPhone without even touching it.<p>Apple today received U.S. Patent No. 8,614,693, which describes a method for accurately determining user interactions with touchscreens for touch and hover events (bringing your finger close to a screen but not …

Verizon's LTE Map Is Nearly Complete, but All Four Major Carriers Are Starting to Fill in the Dots

At the beginning of 2013, Verizon Wireless had the clear lead when it came to LTE coverage, so much so that it launched an ad campaign comparing …

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