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Masturbation meditation works. Here’s the proof.
March 17, 2020 at 8:41 pm 0
March Mindfulness is Mashable's series that examines the intersection of meditation practice and technology. Because even in the time of coronavirus, March doesn't have to be madness.  I don’t know about you, but life’s recently felt like a fever dream of anxious days and sleepless nights. As terrifying news alerts bombarded my phone, though, only one thing gave me the kind of relief needed during a panic-inducing pandemic: meditation masturbation Before you write it off as new-agey bullshit, I come bearing evidence of its unexpected effectiveness with biofeedback devices that tracked both my brainwaves and my orgasms during sessions (you know, for science).  Read more...More about Lifestyle, Meditation, Sex And Relationships, March Mindfulness, and Tech
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I moved in with my IRL boyfriend on the 'Sims' and it was a disaster. You should try it!
February 17, 2020 at 2:34 pm 0
On the literal first day the Sim versions of me and my boyfriend moved in together, she lit herself on fire making dinner. He stood there and watched her burn. When I repeatedly commanded him to extinguish her, he instead ran outside to continue watching her burn from a safer distance. Things weren't going according to plan. TFW you casually watch your relationship go up in flames Image: electronic arts / jess joho
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Lifestyle, Science & Technology, Technology
The innovation trends flipping the script on workplace health and safety
November 27, 2019 at 9:12 pm 0
In the space of just 12 months, workplace injury and fatality rates in Australia dropped almost 20% between 2017 in 2018. And while this year is set to reveal an even lower number, we still have a ways to go to ensure the safety and security of workers throughout the country. Thankfully, a number of nifty and innovative tech solutions are making it easier than ever to ensure effective workplace health and safety solutions are accessible to everyone, each and every day.   Dress the partThe best defence is a good offence – or a good outfit in this instance. Not only does safety workwear serve as the first line of defence against injury and contamination on any job site, it helps ensure workers are comfortable and protected at the same time. Manufacturers of all types of work attire, from uniforms to accessories, are currently investing millions of dollars into researching
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7 of the best places to buy glasses and frames online
November 3, 2018 at 1:50 am 0
Let’s face it: Shopping for eyeglasses is no easy task. Even if your doctor’s office has frames and glasses available for purchase, they’re most likely expensive or just not your style. Luckily, there are several online shops that offer a wide range of options and styles for frames and glasses at wallet-friendly prices. Plus, you don’t even have to leave home to get the specs of your dreams. Many websites offer home try-on options, so you can see how the frames fit your face and style from the comfort of your own bathroom vanity. Many websites also let you upload your photo or use your webcam (like a mirror!) so you can try on frames virtually. Read more...More about Tech, Lifestyle, Shopping, Glasses, and Mashable Shopping
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Gifts for travelers: Best gift ideas for people who love to travel
October 31, 2018 at 1:20 am 0
Traveling to distant countries and locations can be very exciting — and rewarding. There's nothing like going out into the world and experiencing new cultures, cuisines, and different ways of life. There's a whole big planet out there that extends so much further than small neighborhoods and towns. While the reward of traveling is pretty big, packing for those fun adventures around the world can be tedious and rough. When buying a gift for someone with an acute case of wanderlust, consider the items that can help make their travels easier and more pleasurable. We've rounded up the best gifts for travelers who need smart, tech-savvy, and multi-functional gear that makes it easier to pursue their passions. From backpacks to subscription services to adapters and more, we've found gifts that can streamline their way of packing or just keep them entertained while waiting for a connecting flight, so their adventures can be
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Lifestyle, Science & Technology
10 of the best dating sites for introverts, wallflowers, and shy people
September 7, 2018 at 2:23 pm 0
Online dating is basically the best thing that ever happened to introverts. You can now scan for a potential mate without ever leaving the comfort zone that is your couch. Of course, eventually you'll need to get up and actually go on a date. But until then, scroll away my friend. After all, there are millions of people all around the planet who are now realizing the strengths that introverts bring to the table. SEE ALSO: eharmony review: A long, annoying sign-up process makes for a long, happy marriage You can even say we're living through a worldwide Introvert Revolution. Just look at the success of self-proclaimed introvert Susan Cain's wildly popular book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Her book has sold millions of copies worldwide, a TEDtalk she gave on the topic has been viewed over 19,294,447 times and counting, and she reportedly gets paid
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Lifestyle
Save on this roll-top commuter backpack that will keep your tech dry
May 8, 2018 at 2:23 pm 0
These days, backpacks seem to cram every imaginable feature into their designs, creating a bulky  abomination. But you're the simple kind: You don't need your backpack to double as a Wi-Fi hotspot, guitar amp, or espresso machine. You just want it to fit your stuff and look sharp.  Unsettle & Co.'s Commuter RollTop 2.0 is a backpack that gives you just enough space and organization without sacrificing the simplicity and portability that makes a backpack a backpack. Check it out: As its name suggests, the Commuter RollTop 2.0’s waterproof main storage compartment sports a roll-up closure that's secured with a sturdy clip. Its padded compartment can stash away a 15-inch MacBook Pro or other similar devices, and its front vertical pocket is perfect for storing pens, notebooks, cash, or anything else you need easy access to.  Read more...More about Community, Backpack, Mashable Shopping, Shopping Stackcommerce, and Shopping Solo
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Going to a music festival? You need these earplugs that are on sale.
May 8, 2018 at 2:23 pm 0
Festival season is finally upon us. You bought your tickets, reserved a hotel, prepped your outfits, and finalized your game plan. The only thing left to do is pack your stuff and brace yourself for days of jamming out.  As you assemble your festival essentials, don't forget to throw in a pair of earplugs. And yes, we know what you're thinking. Ear plugs are not cool and might potentially destroy the outfit you so carefully planned. But you know what's also not cool? Tinnitus. SEE ALSO: These earbuds are built to sound like surround sound and they're more than half off Unless you want to experience ringing in your ears after being exposed to epic levels of noise, you should highly consider sporting earplugs, like the EarDials. Right now, you can get a pair for on sale for only $19.99 at the Mashable Shop. Read more...More about Music Tech, Ear Plugs, Concertgoers, Mashable Shopping,
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Squeeze in a workout 24/7 with this bicycle desk that's on sale
May 4, 2018 at 1:43 pm 0
You've probably heard recently that sitting is the new smoking. And since so many of us work in an office sitting at a desk all day, this news is pretty scary. One great solution is to invest in a standing desk. But what's even better than a standing desk? A biking desk. We're already pretty big fans of the FlexiSpot Deskcise Pro, which is why we were pumped to learn that it's on sale through May 9.  The bike is adjustable to accommodate a range of heights and it lets you easily transition from standing to sitting to cycling almost seamlessly. It features eight different levels of resistance, so you can go on a casual pedal or crank out your leg workout while answering emails. It also features a set of wheels so you can bring it anywhere around the office.  Read more...More about Fitness, Standing Desk, Exercise Equipment, Mashable Shopping, and
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Rid your dinner of unnecessary oils and fats with this air fryer
May 3, 2018 at 1:34 pm 0
Cut out the fat with this budget air fryer. Get your own Dash Compact Air Fryer for $80.50 here. Read more...More about Food, Mashable Video, French Fries, Fried Food, and Fries
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