Scrotal Hyperthermia: Hot Laptops Causes Infertility? Hey guys, just because laptops are called laptops doesn’t mean that you should place them on your laps. As we said in “Bad Effects of Laptops”, using your computer in this manner can give you what scientists call the Toasted Skin Syndrome.
But here’s another reason why men — girls get a pass on this one — should avoid placing hot laptops on their lap area: overheated laptops can, to use the words of a Reuters news report, cook your testicles. Well, if you want some fried testicles to serve for breakfast then go ahead and heat ’em with your computer. We’re pretty sure Dr. Hannibal Lecter will approve.