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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

Stunning Illustrations by Paweł Jońca

Creative Illustration Art.<p>The Warszawa, Poland based illustrator Paweł Jońca discovered his love for drawing in his early childhood. Later he worked …

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Life on earth 'began on Mars'

Evidence is mounting that life on Earth may have started on Mars. A leading scientist has claimed that one particular element believed to be crucial to the origin of life would only have been available on the surface of the red planet.<p>Professor Steven Benner, a geochemist, has argued that the …

3 Beautiful Instruments Made From Stuff Nobody Wanted

They don't sound bad, either<p>HYBRID ORCHESTRA<p>Diego Stocco crafted his first Frankeninstrument when he was 16. Today the 37-year-old Italian musician enlists more than 30 unique creations to write and play scores for popular movies, TV shows, and videogames. One of his favorites, and the centerpiece …

New form of carbon said to be strongest material ever found

The strongest known material in the world may have just been dethroned. Researchers from Rice University have calculated the properties of a little-studied form of carbon known as carbyne, and they've determined that it should have a "specific strength surpassing that of any other known material." …

Using Facebook can reduce young adults' sense of well-being and satisfaction with life, a study suggests: http://bbc.in/1bzZZb1 Results from a study of Facebook users by the University of Michigan found that the more often they used the site, the worse they felt afterwards. Is it time to stop liking Facebook?

eBay debuts desktop version of eBay Now, service coming to more cities this summer

eBay's same-day delivery service has been highly focused on mobile since its very early days, but now the internet giant is looking to change that. Starting today, eBay Now will be available on the desktop, giving shoppers an alternative to using the site on their iOS or Android device. Naturally, …

Ubuntu Edge smartphone seeks $32m of crowdfunded cash

<b>The developer of the Ubuntu operating system has turned to a crowdfunding site in an attempt to launch a handset pre-installed with its software.</b><p>London-based Canonical is seeking to raise $32m (£20.8m) over the next 30 days to produce 40,000 devices.<p>To succeed it needs to raise several times more …

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