And not always of the rodent variety. A new Korean study found that below shopping cart handles, internet cafe mice had the second-largest concentration of bacteria out of a list of commonly touched communal objects. Of the 20 mice tested from 4 cafes, they found an average of 690 Colony Forming Units (CFUs) — compared to 380 CFUs on bus hand straps. Makes you want to just play WoW at home, doesn't it?
Eww! Don't touch that mouse! [The Age]