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Breakfast is the Most Important Meal, Unless You Want To Get Laid

Friday, December 26, 2008
From Reuters:

" Teens who skip breakfast as middle school students tend to have sex at an earlier age than those who start the day with a proper meal, a government-backed Japanese medical researcher said on Friday."

"The survey, intended to study how to reduce unwanted pregnancies, also showed the average age of first-time sex was lower for those who found their mother annoying.

People who said they disliked their mother had sex for the first time at the average age of 16, while the average age for those who appreciated their mother was 19, Kitamura said."
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Most Moronic Teacher Award?

Saturday, May 10, 2008
Japan's Mainichi Daily News reports that the parents of a junior high school student in Chiba have joined their son in filing a lawsuit for ten million yen "for emotional distress after a teacher announced him as the most disliked person in his class" according to a survey the elementary school teacher passed out to the class.

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Grandma Needs a Bath; Call the Robot!

Wednesday, April 9, 2008
From Reuters:

"Robots could fill the jobs of 3.5 million people in graying Japan by 2025, a thinktank says, helping to avert worker shortages as the country's population shrinks."

"Caregivers would save more than an hour a day if robots helped look after children, older people and did some housework, it added. Robotic duties could include reading books out loud or helping bathe the elderly."
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Yeah, so this promises to scare the bejeezus out of the "science has gone too far" crowd. At least until the Raelians finally produce that clone they promised us...

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