The Null Device
Conspiracy theory of the day: Did the US Government let Microsoft off the hook to more easily spy on its citizens? A strong Microsoft monopoly, the theory goes, would not only be able to reward its friends in government with donations and other services, but be able to put FBI-mandated secret back doors in every desktop computer in America, in one go.
The head of a clinic of some sort in Japan claims that masturbation is good for you. Not only that, but doing it regularly will make you more sexually attractive. Though, for all I know, the publication which reported it (the Mainichi Interactive) could be Japan's equivalent of the Weekly World News or something. (via Plastic)