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Teens will give their right hand to quit their Internet addiction.


Gotta un-hand it to him.

19-year old Chinese teenager, identified only as "Little Wang," made local news on the Jiangsu TV channel in China because he reportedly cut off his own left hand in an attempt to cure himself of his Internet addiction.

It's hard to imagine how that would solve an Internet addiction. One would think it would just be easier to give your computer away. Or maybe just start with a couple of fingers. I can't help but wonder, is "Internet addiction" code for "masturbation?"

To avoid being interrupted hacking his hand off at home, Lil' Wang left a note for his parents on his bed that, according to the Telegraph, read:

Sources: The Telegraph | h/t Death and Taxes