Of life and living in 2016

Jayadevan PK December 30, 2016

When we launched the ‘Lifestyle’ section on FactorDaily, our intent wasn’t to get into the milieu of gadget blogging. We wanted to write about products and services that help you live, work and play better. To that end, we brought to you stories about how Bengaluru’s geeks were losing weight or staying awake chasing deadlines with nootropics. As the year draws to a close, like with other categories, we thought it would be a good idea to showcase some of our best stories in life and living. Here goes.

1. What is this new diet called Keto that Bengaluru’s geeks swear by? We find out.

Keto: Why Bengaluru geeks love this rad new diet

2. Do nootropics, a.k.a smart drugs work? We tested the most popular nootropic for you. Here’s how it went.

How a smart drug helped me evade sleep and gave me superpowers. Well, almost

3. What is it like to put yourself in the shoes of an actor in a porn movie? Here’s more about virtual reality porn.

VR porn will take you a big step closer to realising your sexual fantasies

4. Cruising is passé.

Inside Grindr: Indian users spill the good, bad, and ugly secrets of the gay hookup app

5. We also started a new column by Suvarchala Narayanan on Digital Nomadism. The series chronicles the life of a digital nomad through personal experiences, interviews and writing that shows how the way of the Digital Nomad/Gig worker is a snapshot into the future of work.

The life and travels of a Digital Nomad: Not all those who wander are lost


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