Okay, we’ll admit it: a smartphone is almost as good as a boyfriend. Texting is a perfectly fine substitute for talking, a Snapchat of a penis is not that much less exciting than the real thing, and who needs to fall asleep to the comforting sound of your loved one’s snoring when you can drift off to dreamland guided by your favorite chillwave band? Read More
Teens are flocking to Twitter, Instagram and other sites because its main rival, Facebook, is increasingly becoming DRAMA CENTRAL and they’re SICK OF IT (slams door). A study from the Pew Research Center found that teens are seeking safe havens on other social networks because their parents are ruining the serene Facebook experience by complaining about Uncle John’s heart condition. Read More
Since Google has invented Glass, an intricately built face computer that’s only purpose is to display Reddit while showering, it now has to entice the public to buy the dopey devices. If a new survey is to be believed, that’ll be an uphill challenge: Just 10 percent of respondents would wear it on the regular–regardless of how much it costs. Read More
Beware, college kids: If you post pictures of yourself getting drunk on Facebook (because college), it’s now scientifically proven you’re likely to become an alcoholic.
Researchers from the Seattle Children’s Hospital were looking to identify alcoholism at a younger age, so they surveyed nearly 400
fresh meat freshman–where the pressure to drink is the highest–from two universities. All of them took a fun-sounding “alcohol use disorders identification test” and 22 were found to be alcohol-dependent. They then used those profiles for the study.
Wait, so a lot people are actually using Google+? If we’re to believe a new report from the not-fake sounding GlobalWebIndex research firm, the Google Ponzi scheme is actually the second-largest social networking site in the world, with 359 million active users. That’s up 33 percent since last summer, when it logged 270 million users. Read More
The only detrimental effect of your teen’s nefarious porn habit is the crapload of malware stewing on the family computer, and not, say, harmful mental defects. Some hippy-dippy Dutch researchers claim that young people indulging in skin flicks is not negatively influencing their sexual behavior.
Nearly 4,600 Netherlanders aged 15 to 25 were quizzed online about their porno viewing habits Read More
Everyone watches porn, including those who lie and say they don’t. Sex toy retailer Adam and Eve conducted a survey and discovered that 36 percent of respondents
lied denied watching online porn.
The site polled more than 1,000 adults (of legal age, it ensured) for its monthly “Great American Sex Survey,” since there’s nothing more American than answering the essay prompt, “How do you prefer to watch adult content?” Read More
A new study published by a professor at the University of Montreal has yielded earth-shattering conclusions that are sure to rock the public’s fundamental understanding of “hackers.” Largely considered to be clean-shaven, upstanding adults residing in beautifully-kept apartments and boasting impressively high emotional IQs, the study has revealed a seedier side of the hacker persona: Read More