Apps that are all up in your business
The 10 worst apps for taking your personal details without letting you know! This is from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University. Some of the apps may surprise you...
Of those 10 apps:
* 6 accesses where you are
* two grab your contact list
* all 10 accessed your device ID
What do they do with the info? Share it! Angry Birds, for example, shares your info with 8 companies that mainly use it for advertising purposes. Source
Does this bother you? Or is this the price of a free game?
An interesting new study by the National Institutes of Health followed 34 kids diagnosed with autism in early childhood and but went on to function as well as non-autistic peers. The now 8 to 21 year olds have no problems with communication, language, or social interaction.
Obvious question -- were they misdiagnosed in the first place? Great question, and the answer is no. Researchers believe children can just "outgrow" autism. More
Men's Health recently surveyed a group of men and asked, "Which female occupation inspires the most fantasies?" Here are the results:
ABC: Last Resort, Grey's Anatomy, and Scandal are all new
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A psychiatrist was trying to comfort a new patient who was terribly upset. “You see, Doc,” the patient explained, “my problem is that I like shoes much better than I like boots.” “Why, that’s no problem,” answered the doctor. “Most people like shoes better than boots.” The patient was thrilled, “That’s neat, Doc. How do you like them, fried or scrambled?