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I cuddled with strangers at a San Francisco cuddle party alongside other members of the city’s intimacy-starved workforce. No, it wasn’t that weird.

Cuddle parties are intimate gatherings where strangers meet, practice consent, and enjoy human touch. There are some hosted in San Francisco, a city with a long track record of bucking social norms and celebrating innovation – in technology, sex, intimacy, or otherwise. The events are non-sexual, and while they may […]
I cuddled with strangers at a San Francisco cuddle party alongside other members of the city’s intimacy-starved workforce. No, it wasn’t that weird.
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Private ‘hillavators’ are a rare but luxurious amenity for some Bay Area homes — here’s how they work

Funiculars, or “hillavators,” are outdoor cable cars sometimes featured in homes in hilly Marin County, California. This real estate trend combines practicality with luxury, as many overlook the ocean. Hillavators are sometimes installed when homes don’t have room for an elevator. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Marin County, […]
Private ‘hillavators’ are a rare but luxurious amenity for some Bay Area homes — here’s how they work
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The game developer behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption’ is embroiled in an ongoing controversy — here’s what’s been going on

Rockstar Games came under fire earlier this week after cofounder Dan Houser claimed employees were working 100-hour weeks to finish the company’s upcoming game, “Red Dead Redemption 2.” While the game has received positive early buzz, Rockstar has been accused of taking part in “crunch culture,” or pushing staff to […]
The game developer behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption’ is embroiled in an ongoing controversy — here’s what’s been going on