7 ways to protect yourself online when social media is harming your self-esteem

May 22, 2017

Image: vicky leta / mashable Social media can help us feel more connected to our friends, even when we’re far away. But, for many of us, the culture of of oversharing and #humblebragging can have a serious impact on our self-esteem. SEE ALSO: One social network ranked worst for young people’s mental health and wellbeing With 10 million new photographs uploaded to Facebook every hour, experts say social media is…

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7 Ways To Navigate Love And Life In Your 20s When You’re Always Busy AF

May 21, 2017

For many of us, navigating our 20sfeels like riding a fast, busy, and seriously emotional rollercoaster. This is a time tofind ourselves, to establish our careers, and most of all, to adjust to this wholeadultingthing. Some of us have dreaded student loan payments to make, or weekend jobs to work. Then, we have to get to our yoga and kickboxing classes, fulfill family commitments, attend birthday parties, do some laundry,…

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Well, someone is spray painting condoms on graffiti dicks in London

May 21, 2017

Graffiti penises are “outdoor decor” you probably think you’d rather not encounter. But a safer sex advocate from the UK might just change your mind on that. An anonymous 28-year-old Londoner is raising awareness of sexually transmitted infections and the importance of protection by spray painting condoms on graffiti penises. Yes, you heard that right. And it’s damn genius. SEE ALSO: Sex-positive YouTubers are giving kids the sex talks we…

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Apple’s lack of daycare wasn’t a mistake, it was a message

May 21, 2017

After WIRED offered us all a peek into Apples new headquarters, one notable fact emerged: theres no daycare center. Whooooopsie. Except this was no mistake. It was a big fat message to anyone who might be contemplating trying to balance family life with their obsessive devotion to their job. And that message reads, in the sleekest font imaginable, nope. The 150-acre campus contains a huge fitness and wellness center and…

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This radical video by Shonda Rhimes and Dove is what unapologetic body positivity is all about

May 21, 2017

Fat girls dance. That three word statement may seem simple and declarative. Yet, the assertion that fat girls do dance challenges a ton of assumptions and stigma around what plus-size people can and can’t do. Cathleen Meredith, a self-proclaimed “fat girl,” knows the importance of dancing while people are watching. Meredith is the subject of the first video in an anticipated partnership between acclaimed producer Shonda Rhimes and Dove, called…

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Here’s Who Could Replace Sean Spicer As Press Secretary If Trump Fires Him

May 20, 2017

Sean Spicer is on the hot seat. The 45-year-old White House press secretary appears to be in danger of losing that very position, with multiple reports claimingPresident Donald Trump plans a shake-up of his communications personnel, which of course would affect Spicers job. One of those reports was filed on Thursday, by Politico. This latest report claims Spicer will see his role significantly diminish after Trump returns from his five-countrytrip,…

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Instagram ranked worst for young people’s mental health

May 20, 2017

Image: Getty Images Instagram is the most damaging social network to young people’s mental wellbeing, and causes feelings of inadequacy and anxiety, according to a survey of around 1,500 14- to 24-year-olds. SEE ALSO: The Instagram ‘pods’ using likes to fight the new algorithm Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement (YHM) published the report,#StatusOfMind, which gave the five most popular social networks net average scores…

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10 Foods That Will Make You Look Skinner Than You Are

May 19, 2017

Summer is basically here, and unless you’re a psychopath super responsible or whatever, you probably didn’t spend the winter months eating right and working out. I mean, who does that? Appearing skinnyespecially when were hella bloatedis like, one of the top betch concerns. Along with diet and exercise (which, like, we do when we feel like), there are foods you can eat to APPEAR thinner than you are, i.e. theyll…

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Cant Sleep? Your Guide to a Better Nights Rest

May 19, 2017

By Diana Kelly for Life by DailyBurn Think back on the last time you got a good nights sleep. If last night comes to mind, lucky you! But can you remember when you got some great shut-eye every night for a week? It may be a little more challenging to recall. And youre in the majority. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 50 to 70 million Americans…

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10+ Times Older People Failed To Use Social Media, And It Was Hilariously Adorable

May 19, 2017

Check out this hilarious list compiled by Bored Panda to see what we mean. In it you’ll find countless examples of older people trying, and failing, to figure out just how this fancy and newfangled social media business works. From dads failing to communicate properly with Siri to grandpas who can’t take a joke about their suspiciously fake-looking Metallica tattoos, the people in the list below may have failed at…

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Inspirational golden retriever is here to help you get swole for the summer

May 19, 2017

Summer’s around the corner, which means some people are seriously doubling down on their workouts. Including dogs. Though we all know all bodies are beach bodies, one adorable golden retriever named Riptide is doing his best to get toned for the sweltering months ahead. The fit pup joined the Stanford Women’s Crew team for a round of ab bicycles, and graciously shared a snippet of his fitness regimen on Instagram….

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Twitter has things to say about that ‘new’ eyebrow wig trend but there’s more to the story

May 19, 2017

Move aside microblading, bloggers are hailing stick-on eyebrow wigs as the next biggest beauty trend. But, this new trend may well be a step too far for the internet. People have been taking to Twitter believe that bloggers are appropriating the wigs, which have long been used by people experiencing hair loss due to alopecia and chemotherapy. SEE ALSO: Feather eyebrows are a trend now and it’s tearing everyone apart…

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The Best Gifts For Your Boyfriend Based On How Long You’ve Been Dating

May 18, 2017

With summer fling season approaching, there are fewer thoughts more romantic than those of what material goods you’ll purchase for the person you’re fucking. And yes, because we (for the time being) live in a society where we at least pay lip service to the idea of women being on equal ground with men, you have to buy your boyfriend some shit if it’s his birthday or your anniversary or…

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10+ Unbelievable Before & After Fitness Transformations Show How Long It Took People To Get In Shape

May 18, 2017

Now, this is not to say that everyone who takes fitness seriously these days is doing it because of Drake, but it’s clear that ‘making gains’ is back in style, and people are going from skinny to shredded faster than half of us can blink. If it’s done right, building muscle can actually prolong your lifespan and improve cardiovascular and bone health – as well as increase your chances of…

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Parrot cookie controversy fixes a deadly feature in ‘Minecraft’

May 18, 2017

Image: Mojang If you give a parrot a chocolate chip cookie in Minecraft, it will become your friend. If you give a parrot a chocolate chip cookie in real life, it could die. A Redditor pointed this out on the Minecraft subreddit this week and the post blew up, garnering over 37,000 upvotes within a few days, and catching the attention of Minecraft‘s developer Mojang. Mojang is going to patch…

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Google unveils VR headsets that don’t need smartphones, as well as HTC and Lenovo partnerships

May 18, 2017

Image: HTC What the Google started at last year’s I/O conference, where it announced the Daydream mobile virtual reality platform and headset, is now complete with the announcement of Google’s new, standalone (no smartphone needed) VR headset project that uses inside out tracking it calls WorldSense. SEE ALSO: Rejoice! Oculus Rift owners can now experience the awesomeness of Google Earth VR Google’s VR headset inside-out positional tracking means that, unlike…

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Google video shows why WorldSense mobile VR tracking could be a game changer

May 18, 2017

Image: Google Google’s virtual reality announcement Wednesday at Google I/O was a big deal. But that might not be readily apparent to those still getting their feet wet in VR, so Google made a video to help you get a better idea of what WorldSense does. SEE ALSO: The first IMAX VR arcade is a huge hitand I can see why Current mobile VR headsets like the Samsung Gear VR…

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CrossFit brings its live competitions to Facebook

May 18, 2017

Watch other people get swole on Facebook.Image: crossfit Competitive CrossFit is coming to your Facebook. SEE ALSO: Facebook responds to brutal crime video: ‘We know we need to do better’ CrossFit and Facebook announced a new deal for the social network to stream live events from the fitness company. The new partnerships starts this Friday with the CrossFit Regionals and includes at least 40 live shows throughout the year, Sports…

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The wireless earbuds that put mini-computers in your ears

May 17, 2017

The Dash Pro tailored by Starkey could be a big step for hearing tech.Image: starkey Next up for your ears: mini-computers. Truly wireless earbuds are all the rage in the audio scene these days, as Apple’s AirPods have been more widely embraced than anyone expected. Cutting the cord has been a welcome improvement for many AirPod fans but the buds don’t offer much more than an untethered audio experience, leaving…

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