After playing The Sims 2 for months in 2004, Brian, more commonly known by his online handle Pinstar, realized that he’d exhausted most of the game. In order to keep things fresh, he created a challenge for himself. He’d play the game through ten generations, working his way up from rags to riches. These rules became…
Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle are engaged, and wedding bells on the horizon promise one of the most fundamental changes to the Bat-canon we’ve ever seen. Or it should be, if this wasn’t an idea DC has plumbed since the earliest days of the Dark Knight. But even then, Batman’s history of marriage is a bit more complex…
They say you shouldn’t rush into a new marriage, but screw it. This is the funniest use of speedrunning I’ve seen lately.
A new visualization of US Census Bureau data reveals—in soothingly colorful bars and interactive key metrics—that married people are the weird ones. And you’d be surprised how many Americans get married at 15.
LEGO animator Brotherhood Workshop is getting married this week, so he created this charming little LEGO animation to commemorate his wonderfully nerdy relationship with the future Mrs. Workshop. “Best stupid decision ever.” Awwww.
Single? Lonely? Looking for more commitment? Well, this chart will tell you when you’ll probably get married, based on your employment status, education, race, and gender.
You think that your long-distance relationship is hard to maintain? Then think about the relationship of Amiko Kauderer NASA public affairs officer and her boyfriend Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is halfway into his Year In Space mission.
What to do if you need to serve divorce papers to a spouse that’s nowhere to be found, or dodging your calls and visits? Send them a Facebook message, of course. This is now an accepted way to start the process of ending a marriage.
A recent investigation into the causal relationship between marriage and life satisfaction found that people who regard their partner as their best friend derive more satisfaction from their marriages than others.
The decline in marriage in America is often blamed on a number of different factors: Cultural changes, economic strife, the rise of cohabitation... and now the easy availability of porn online is getting fingered.
There is a growing trend, for which the internet is probably to blame, of people eschewing traditional, down-on-one-knee proposals for flashmobs and drones and giant Transformers robots. It was all bound to end in tears — specifically, with a crane smashing through an apartment building. In the name of love.
Evolution is an affront to young-Earth creationists because it conflicts with Biblical accounts of the origins of life and suggests that humans are animals, as opposed to beings made in God's divine image. But it's increasingly clear the case against evolution has also become entwined with opposition to gay marriage.
Three and a half years ago, Stevie Kopas bought an uneccesary second copy of BioShock from GameStop as an excuse to talk to the guy behind the counter. This weekend that guy gave her a third copy, but what was inside was much better than a video game.
Elisabeth Sheff is a sociologist and the author of The Polyamorists Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families. She's here today to answer questions about the changing landscape of American marriages, relationships, and family systems.
The folks at Google Glass put together a Valentine's Day video showing the Glass-eye view of five couples' marriage proposals. It's cute. It's heartwarming. It's the worst.
In modern western society, marrying your cousin is not well accepted, particularly in the United States. Through a combination of old prejudices and present-day conventional wisdom about inherited birth defects, first cousin marriage is seen by many as a little too close for comfort, as well as a bad idea if you want…
Couples' unconscious feelings can be used to better predict their future happiness than what they actually say, according to a study of newlyweds.
Lost in the debate about having it all, wanting it real bad, reaching for the brass ring and living a life mired in the anxiety of striver-driven perfection that comes with it are all the women who just don't give a fuck. True, we are not that loud and not that pissed. Sure, we care about stuff, but only up to a point…
It’s a myth that’s been around for nearly a century: Most of us are destined to meet our spouses during those magical/fraught years that make up college. But is there any truth to it? Facebook’s crack team of data scientists have mined our collective Facebook data to find out—and some of their results are pretty…