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Sure, chocolates and flowers are perfectly nice Valentine's Day presents, and you can't really go wrong with them. If you want to use the occasion to show the person in your life that you really know what makes them tick, though, take the opportunity and pick up a geeky gift.

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Chocolate and flowers are classic Valentines gifts, but sometimes you just need to go the extra mile to impress that special person in your life. If you're lucky enough to have a lady friend who is more on the geeky side of normal and you want to prove you love her more than the power of a thousand exploding Starkiller Bases, look no further than our Valentine's Day gift guide.

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Busy over the weekend? No matter, these things can wait. Valentine's Day may just be another consumerist Hallmark holiday — but that doesn't mean you can't have a little fun with it. So instead of jewellery or flowers, why not get your loved one something a little more... animated? (Not safe for work!)

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Once again, Valentine’s Day is creeping up and many of you may have, sort of left your present purchasing to the last minute. Again. You last minute shoppers will know that, while online shopping appears to be a more convenient option, those pesky, lengthy delivery times often mean a last-minute, dreaded dash to the shops is inevitable. Never fear. We’ve put together a rather excellent gift guide of presents without the 14 day delivery period. Whether you have a week or less than three days, we got you covered.

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On the worst OKCupid date I ever went on, the guy was at least 10kg heavier than his pics, ate wings like a slob, licked his fingers and talked about his upset stomach the whole time. It was the worst date in history. We want to hear your online dating war stories too.

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Valentine's Day is the perfect time to make a restaurant-calibre meal at home — especially if you just realised it's on Friday and there are no good dinner reservations left. Modernist cooking enlists techniques that require less active time cooking, while still producing rich flavours — just the sort of thing needed to create a memorable dinner that you can actually enjoy making.

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Valentine's Day is possibly the worst day of the year for the lonely hearts out there. Chances are if you're reading this site you have some idea of how to use online dating to your advantage, but not like this guy does. For anonymity's sake, we'll call him Eros, and what he has created is nothing short of god-like: a way for the tech savvy to exploit loopholes in the dating site RSVP to get more dates with people you actually like. This is how to hack a dating site to your advantage.

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Because Valentine's Day is this weekend, Amazon is heavily promoting jewellery bargains. Makes sense! But are these discounts really a deal? Not exactly.

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Valentine's Day is less than a couple of weeks away, and if you've yet to plan a romantic evening with your sweetheart, don't sweat it. This tube of meter-long spaghetti lets you recreate that famous scene from Lady and the Tramp. Because what's more romantic than a couple of runaway dogs fighting over table scraps in a back alley?

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Valentine's Day is great if you have someone to share it with. But for the lonely hearts out there, seeing couples enjoying all the love and the happiness and the not-being-perpetually-alone-for-eternity can perhaps pour a little salt on a long-standing wound.Fortunately, and as with everything else in life, the internet has the answer to your loveless woes.

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Valentine's Day is coming up (it's Thursday I hear), which probably means you'll be eating overpriced chocolate with your sweet loved one or eating fair priced chocolate alone. Either way, have no guilt because chocolate is "good" for you! These five scientific facts about the chemicals of chocolate prove it so. I BELIEVE.

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Valentine's Day. Blerg. But hey, if we're going to be surrounded by corporate sponsored true love, we may as well have some fun. Here's a video from ASAPScience describing the way love works, scientifically. It's a little more complicated than you might have realised.