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Raw Eggs: Delicious & Nutritious?

Americans have been told their whole lives to avoid eating raw eggs for fear of salmonella poisoning, but in many other countries (including Japan), raw eggs are a common treat. Boing Boing’s Lisa Katayama explores this strange contradiction in her recent taste test of raw eggs. Lisa┬áhas enjoyed plenty of raw eggs in Japan, but as [...]

Man Weds Virtual Girlfriend

Remember the digital pet game Tamagotchi? Well, Japan now has the next step in virtual relationship, a Nintedo DS video game called Love Plus where nerdy males can have their very own anime girlfriends. Lisa Katayama, Boing Boing’s contributing editor, reports that a man who calls himself “Sal9000″ has taken the next logical step: On Sunday, [...]