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Was anyone ever so young? What 10 years of my Instagram data disclosed

A new California law forced Instagram to hand over my data. It included thousands of messages and photos, but not everything In the 10 days leading up to Christmas, I searched on Instagram for three of my exes, an acquaintance I met on a trip to Cuba four years ago, an account dedicated to astrology …

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I gave up everything I enjoy: my day of dopamine fasting, the latest Silicon Valley craze | Brigid Delaney

I find myself with nothing to look forward to EVER We are saturated with stimulation and easy pleasure. Anything from food to homewares to porn to entertainment we can get immediately via our phones. But is the easy life messing with our brain chemicals? Are we releasing too much dopamine? The latest Silicon Valley trend …

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The power of celibacy:’ Giving up sexuality was a massive relief’

The plethora of dating apps has bolstered societies preoccupation with sexuality, but many people find that a period of abstinence constructs them happier and healthier In a world where you can get a sex partner faster than a pizza delivery, it has all along been easier to play the field. Yet, despite all that swiping …

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The power of celibacy:’ Giving up sex was a massive relief’

The plethora of dating apps has bolstered societies obsession with sex, but many people find that a period of abstinence stimulates them happier and healthier In a world where you can get a sexual partner faster than a pizza delivery, it has never been easier to play the field. Yet, despite all that swiping right, …

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I need a laptop that can handle CAD and has a good battery life

Im an engineering student who wants to run professional design and manufacturing systems I am an engineering student entering into either mechanical or ocean naval architecture. I need a new laptop able to run programs such as SolidWorks and some games, such as Civilization 5 and Stellaris. In addition, it needs to be portable and …

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In a world of digital nomads, we will all be made homeless | John Harris

Whose utopia is this, when people have to sever emotional links and leave where they grew up to find dependable work?, asks Guardian columnist John Harris The office-space empire WeWork was founded eight years ago in New York. It currently leases 240,000 sq metres of real estate in London alone, which reportedly makes it the …

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