The Best Valentine's Day Gift I Ever Got Was This Flash Drive

I hate Valentine's Day. Don't get me wrong — I enjoy romance, and being in love, and all that crap. I just despise all the bullshit ads about buying flowers and candy and state-sanctioned representations of erotic attachment. That's why I got a warm glow inside when my sweetie gave me this awesome flash drive and… » 2/15/15 6:30pm 2/15/15 6:30pm

9 Sad Valentine's Gifts for Very Lonely People

Valentine's Day is finally here. And in keeping with tradition, the lonely hearts amongst us will spend the evening partaking in a sacred ritual known as "human Cathy comic." But it doesn't have to be this way! There's an entire world of products out there designed for the express purpose of helping you lie to… » 2/14/15 6:32pm 2/14/15 6:32pm

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-caliber meal at home—especially if you just realized 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 flavors—just the sort of thing needed to… » 2/12/14 6:00pm 2/12/14 6:00pm

Giant Meter-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… » 2/03/14 2:20pm 2/03/14 2:20pm

5 Dating Apps to Find Last-Minute Valentine's Love

Valentine's Day—that cherished celebration of love and its joyful bounty—is just around the corner. But for the lonely-hearts littered across the country, 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. » 2/13/13 4:31pm 2/13/13 4:31pm

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… » 2/11/13 10:00pm 2/11/13 10:00pm

10 Surprisingly Satisfying Slow-Motion Heartbreaks

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and if you're frustrated at the prospect of spending another February 14th by yourself, this collection of ten different ways to destroy a heart should bring you some perverse satisfaction. From taking a baseball bat to a romantic breakfast, to smashing a chalky candy heart… » 2/07/13 12:40pm 2/07/13 12:40pm