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5 Hours Ago   March Mindfulness is our new series that examines the explosive growth in mindfulness and meditation technology — culminating in Mashable's groundbreaking competitive meditation bracket contest. Because March shouldn't be all madness.

20 Hours Ago   Gaming is always a relatively expensive hobby, but most of us were hoping that the newest Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo Switch was as pricey as things were gonna get.

21 Hours Ago   New seasons of Game of Thrones and Stranger Things are almost here. You know what this means, right? A lot of pitch-black on your screen. Any seasoned fan knows that huge portions of both shows feature super dark scenes, whether that's because there's no electricity in the Seven Kingdoms or because a Demogorgon smashed all the lights.

Yesterday   The new season of Queer Eye is finally here — which has us all wishing we could make seared beef filet with herbs and heirloom tomatoes look as casual as Antoni does.

2 Days Ago   After a hefty price hike back in January 2019, Netflix is more expensive than ever. Twitter blamed the jacked subscriptions on Friends, after diehard fans of the show had a meltdown about rumors of Netflix ditching it — to which Netflix responded by paying $100,000,000 to keep the show for another year.

3 Days Ago   Trying to choose between Spotify Premium, Apple Music, and Amazon Music Unlimited is an ongoing internal struggle. (Are we being dramatic? Nope.) Let's make it easy: For a limited time, you can get six months of Amazon Music Unlimited for free when you buy a select Amazon Echo or Fire device.

3 Days Ago   Mid-March is the time when everyone is itching to break out their warm-weather whip — whether that's a motorcycle, boat, or the same car they always drive, but with the windows down.

4 Days Ago   Getting your kids excited to learn in a world of extremely accessible technology can be a struggle. You want them to appreciate physical books, but also want them to take advantage of the learning possibilities that technology affords — but what's the line that separates healthy usage and brains turning to mush?

4 Days Ago   Clouds look so comfy, right? As a kid, I was disheartened to find out that clouds are just visible masses of water and don't work like trampolines.

7 Days Ago   Buying a pair of nice headphones is basically the kiss of death for your wallet. But when there's no happy medium between the ones that are $30 and ones that are $200, are you just supposed to succumb to the crappy ones?

8 Days Ago   It's Pi Day, and if you're not excited about that, you should be. Why? Food puns. Even if you don't care about the math part of pi, you may be interested in the pi(e) making possibilities a KitchenAid mixer has to offer: The Artisan 5-quart model is $150.99 off on Amazon today, making it just $279.

9 Days Ago   Happy Pi Day — also known as the most important made-up holiday in the geek world, aside from May the Fourth of course. ThinkGeek is celebrating with a sitewide sale: Just use code PIDAY19 to get a very appropriate 31.4% off everything (except for pre-orders) plus free shipping on orders over $50.

9 Days Ago   We were all waiting for March for daylight saving time to start, but with March also comes something not so fun: Allergy season. And if you've had a hunch that it's been getting worse every year, it is.

10 Days Ago   A toaster may not seem like an appliance that should be a premium purchase — how hard can it be? Yeah, that's everyone's thought until only one side of the bread gets toasted or a bagel gets stuck and catches on fire.

10 Days Ago   Curling your hair is a serious undertaking. With the strength and endurance you need to hold your your arms above your head nonstop for an hour, it should be a damn Olympic event.

11 Days Ago   All CBD products listed in this story are derived from hemp. Some CBD products, like those derived from marijuana, are only legal in certain states; see here to determine whether or not you can legally make a purchase.

11 Days Ago   With daylight saving time this past weekend and National Sleep Awareness Week starting today, retailers have yet another excuse to have a mattress sale. But 10% off a $1,000 Casper mattress isn't a good enough sale for some, especially those who are ultra weary of the whole "mattress in a box" trend.

12 Days Ago   For college basketball fans, the first day of spring isn't the thing that makes March a top-tier month: It's March Madness season, baby. Walmart is making sure fans are prepped for game day by putting a load of NCCA team-themed Crock-Pots on sale.

14 Days Ago   KitchenAid has a new Walmart-exclusive line of cooking gadgets and tools — possibly as a tribute to KitchenAid's 100th birthday a few months ago — and we are psyched.

14 Days Ago   Controlling lights and other appliances without standing up isn't futuristic anymore — it's just the thing to do in 2019. Making the switch is easy with TP-Link smart plugs and smart bulbs, which are up to $24 off at Walmart today.

15 Days Ago   March 8 is officially International Women's Day, but we're here with a PSA that every damn day is International Women's Day. While we'll obviously take an official holiday for our favorite stores to have a sale, womanhood deserves unapologetic celebration on your terms — not the calendar's.

15 Days Ago   "Lowest price on Amazon ever" is always pretty exciting. But when it's referring to an Apple product, you do more than watch — right after you ensure that you're not dreaming, of course.

16 Days Ago   The kitchen is probably where you spend the majority of your time besides your bedroom. Shouldn't it be just as much of a reflection of your style as the rest of the house?

17 Days Ago   Knowing your fur baby is safe and healthy at all times is a must for a pet parent — but no matter how responsible you are, keeping tabs 24/7 just isn't realistic.

17 Days Ago   Buying headphones that don't have noise cancelation is kind of pointless, right? But noise cancelation is pretty hit or miss, and it's also pointless to drop a hundred on a meh pair that doesn't do anything.

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