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Americans Are Addicted to Work We Hate

(Newser) - We job-obsessed Americans like to say we work like dogs, but over in Russia they call it "working like Americans," notes Stephen Marche in Esquire, where he probes the "insane" American addiction to work. It's a habit we may finally break, but only thanks to soaring unemployment.... More »

Japanese Told to Work Less, Have More Sex

More kids needed

(Newser) - Japan has one of the lowest birth rates in the world, thanks, health experts say, to an overworked populace too tired to have much sex. Surveys show that married Japanese couples under 50 have sex an average of 45 times a year, less than half the global average. Now some... More »

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