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Posted at 2:36 PM ET, 01/ 6/2011

Consumer Electronics Show, spam shrinkage, Joe Biden's dating advice and more

By Melissa Bell

cairo.JPG Egyptian Christian and Muslims protest the deadly New Year's bombing of a Coptic Christian church.

Some evening links people are buzzing about:

Science news: A sexual message in tears?

As a tried-and-true crybaby, I find this a disappointment: Israeli researchers find that women's tears cause a drop in men's testosterone. In other words, tears are a turnoff. How sad.

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Tech news: Goodbye, spam

Notice a drop off in Viagra ads lately? Ever since August, the levels of junk e-mail has dropped off dramatically according to Symantec, an anti-virus software company. December saw a dramatic decline, thanks to three spamming companies falling quiet. The reasons are not clear, and the rates may rise again. In fact, the groups could be taking the time to prepare for a new attack, the BBC reports. Oh joy.

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Tech news: CES gadgets galore

Has the Consumer Electronics Show 2011 craze bitten you technophiles yet? If you've somehow missed the CES excitement, head to Faster Forward for updates from Las Vegas. My favorite gadget so far? The walking robot suit that helps paralyzed people:

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National news: Vice President Biden offers dating advice

Amongst all the pomp and circumstance surrounding the introduction of the new Congress, Vice President Biden reminded lots and lots of girls not to date men until they're 30. Put together in a montage it makes for hilarious watching:

By Melissa Bell  | January 6, 2011; 2:36 PM ET
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As a father of a teenaged daughter I heartily endorse the wise words of Joe Biden.

Posted by: RD_Padouk | January 7, 2011 9:47 AM | Report abuse

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