valentines day

Tell Us Your Online Dating Horror Stories

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.


How A Pressure Cooker Can Turn Up The Heat On Your Valentine's Dinner

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.


How One Man Hacked Dating Site RSVP To Find Love

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.


Don't Buy Jewellery On Amazon

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


Giant Metre-Long Spaghetti Lets You Live Out Lady And The Tramp

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?


IKEA Offers Free Cot To Australians Who Get Pregnant Now

Run — don’t walk — to the nearest location where you can get pregnant. IKEA is doling out free cots to babies born nine months from now.


Last-Minute Apps To Find Valentine's Love -- At Least For The Night

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.


Five Scientific Facts On How Chocolate Is Good For You

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.


Are Gadgets Appropriate Valentine's Day Gifts?

Flowers, chocolates, and… a Kindle Fire? One of these things is not like the other. You aim for creativity with your Valentine’s Day presents, but are gadgets kosher gifts to give?


The Science Of Love: It's Kind Of Like Cocaine

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.


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