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The tortured artist is a dangerous myth. It's the way creative workers are treated that causes breakdown


Having a creative career can come at a high price, so much so that it has become normal to see pain as an essential ingredient for art

A Twitter convo about self-appreciation was the best thing on the internet this week


This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week.

This week, a bunch of people had a really nice conversation about change, self-acceptance, and personal growth. On Twitter. (Yes, that is possible.) 

It all started when writer and 112BK host Ashley Ford posed a question to her followers on Sunday. “What’s something you hated about yourself as a kid or teenager that you now consider a strength?” she asked.

What’s something you hated about yourself as a kid or teenager that you now consider a strength?

— Ashley C. Ford (@iSmashFizzle) September 30, 2018 Read more…

More about Twitter, Social Media, One Good Thing, Culture, and Web Culture

Bryony Kimmings interview: 'Imagine if we were living in a matriarchy? That would be amazing'


The performance artist talks to Sarah Bradbury about how her latest show contributes to the discussion of postnatal mental health

British festivals get serious on plastic


Earlier this year, more than 60 independent British festivals pledged to rid their sites of single-use plastic by 2021. The Association of Independent Festivals unveiled the plans in a blaze of publicity, with the festivals involved ‘wrapping’ their websites in plastic for 24 hours to raise awareness.

5 ways you never knew you could masturbate


This post is part of Mashable’s Masturbation Week. May is National Masturbation Month, so we’re celebrating by exploring the many facets of self-love.

There are a million ways to get yourself off, and many of them involve your own two hands. They’re free, after all! 

But for those looking for something a out of the ordinary, we’ve rounded up a few of the silliest, goofiest, and yes, sexiest toys currently on the market.

SEE ALSO: Actual things you can do to bridge the orgasm gap in your own bedroom

From a vibrator that will literally order you food to a dildo inspired by your favorite Marvel hero, there’s something here for everyone. Read more…

More about Sex Toys, Sex And Relationships, Masturbation, Masturbation Week, and Culture

Is Brighton really more hipster than Portland?


As the UK city tops a new ‘hipster’ index, The Independent puts Brighton’s trendiness credentials to the test

It’s Hip to Be Hippie: Why Fashion is Obsessed with the Grateful Dead


It’s Hip to Be Hippie: Why Fashion is Obsessed with the Grateful Dead  Wall Street JournalFull coverage
Argentine government mocked over heterosexuality tweet


The tweet by the office of human rights called for heterosexuality to be “made visible”.