These gargantuan headphones massage your ears
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Today in Kickstarter oddness, meet Nirvana, an oversized headphone-looking wearable that is actually meant for ear acupressure. The cups contain several round pins, which move in and out to massage your ear and, the company claims, stimulate your vagus nerve for anxiety relief and better sleep.
The wearable appears to have few controls on it. Theres a button to mechanically move the top pad up and down to adjust fit, volume control (though theres no mention of why this is there and what it controls the volume of), a power button, and a way to choose between its four different modes: stress, anxiety and fatigue, managing cortisol levels, and promoting better sleep. The idea is that through the pins massaging different points of your…