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Sweet Short Film Shows How Tough Life Is For A Teenager In Love

Video: Love is tough as an adult but, remember when you were a young teen dreaming about that person at school or in your building, the one who never paid attention to you? That’s the case of the young man in Paper Planes — a sweet short film created by London-based Jamie Childs — and his paper plane love notes.


Why People Look More Attractive When You're Drinking

Anyone who has been in a crowded bar around closing time would agree that the higher your alcohol consumption, the more attractive you seem to find whoever you happen to be flirting with at last call.


Match.com Will Use Facial Recognition To Find People Like Your Ex

Match.com recently announced a partnership with Three Day Rule, a personalised matchmaking service that will find you a date that looks like your ex. You simply send them some pictures and they find a match. The service costs $US5000 for six-month membership. And it’s creepy as hell.


This Couple's Wedding May Have Been The Geekiest Wedding Ever

Meet Kristin and Zachary. They’re a geeky couple who love each other and geeky things so it was fitting that they decided to have the geekiest wedding ever. How geeky? How about Nintendo cartridge invitations. Doctor Who shoes. A Star Wars guestbook. A Lego cake. Butterbeer. An Xbox achievement for the first kiss. And so much more.


This Love Machine Was The OKCupid Of 1955

Twentieth century science was particularly obsessed with finding new ways to approach love — or in some cases, lust. During the 1920s, technology magazines insisted that you’d be able to find the perfect partner through a series of highly scientific tests. By the 1950s, mechanical computers and love-automats were the future of finding Mr or Mrs Right.


Science Explains How Romantic Attraction Is Just About Sex

When you see somebody for the first time, your brain fires off so many synapses, and your senses process so much information in an instant that you basically know whether you’re attracted to somebody in just seconds. Ted-Ed explains the science behind this, and it all boils down to which mate has better reproductive qualities for your future offspring, or, better put, who you want to bone.


Watching Complete Strangers Kiss For The First Time Is Really Beautiful

Um, wow. I don’t know if it’s the song selection or because it’s in black and white or the fact that everybody in this video is so attractive, but what started out as incredibly awkward, seeing two strangers meet each other and kiss, turned into something pretty damn beautiful. The premise of the video, called First Kiss and directed by Tatia Pilieva, was to get 20 strangers and have them kiss each other for the first time. It gets electric.


How You Can Use Maths To Succeed At Online Dating

Ever since you read about Chris McKinlay gaming OK Cupid to find love, you may’ve wondered if you could do the same the thing. This video gives you some of the maths basics which could allow you to perform better on dating sites.


The Science Of Female Condoms: The Future Of Sex?

Once derided as being like plastic bag with the erotic appeal of a jellyfish, the female condom’s being reinvented as the next big thing in safe sex. Emily Anthes investigates.


The Most Common Relationship Advice, Visualised

How about a little relationship advice for Valentine’s Day? This visualisation shows the most frequently provided words of relationship wisdom so you can console your friends — or yourself — today.


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