Alex wants his mum to find a boyfriend so he made this adorable video for her suitors

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 14 May 2015

Alex Lyngaas must be the coolest son around. Not only is he cool with his mum dating again, but he’s gone out of his way to find his mum Eva a partner. He sat his mum down and asked her to watch a little video he made, and to Eva’s surprise, it was all about her.

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Bumble user attempts to win guys over with Taylor Swift lyrics (it works)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Friday 20 March 2015

Whether or not you think Taylor Swift’s lyrics are thoughtful or even worthy of making into music, she’s definitely creative with her words. You can’t deny that. Lyrics like ‘It’s a love story baby, just say yes’ and ‘Cause I knew you were trouble when you walked in’ make her love songs all the more… not cheesy, but unique.

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Apparently, sniffing parties have caught on in the alternative dating scene

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By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Saturday 9 August 2014

Do you believe you can find your perfect partner by checking on how his or her clothes smell like? A new dating revolution is gaining strength even as you think about it. The sniffing participants at these so-called pheromone parties seem to think this is the best way to go about it. At these parties, you see men and women sniffing at clothing worn for the past three days by potential mates.

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So long, loudmouths! Study tells us why silent types get the girl

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Thursday 6 March 2014

Here’s one way to get the girl: keep your mouth shut! A new study has found that men ‘who use verbose language are deemed less attractive’ to women and ‘men who use shorter average word lengths and concise sentences were preferred by volunteers who listened to male speech patterns’. Researchers believe the preference ‘arises because […]

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Ghost Singles: A dating site for the dead, no mortals allowed

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Friday 18 October 2013

Dating can be such a drag … when you’re dead! But thankfully there’s a site out there for you ghosts to attract a loving partner. It’s called Ghost Singles and it’s even got it’s own cool tagline: ‘Don’t haunt alone!’ So what’s the deal? This place is open only to those in the afterlife, so, […]

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All it takes is 37 emails and 163 texts to seal the deal with your love interest

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Wednesday 2 October 2013

Dating is so digitalized these days: a study conducted by e-retailer PIXmania reveals that all it takes for love to bloom is a handful of tweets and a few texts. To be precise, 224 tweets, 163 text messages, 70 Facebook messages, 37 emails, and 30 phone calls to ‘seal the deal.’ The study also reveals […]

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40 Days of Dating in New York

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By Mareike Muller in New Trends on Monday 2 September 2013

Being a single isn’t easy, but being a single who dates isn’t easier at all. Especially in big cities like New York, the life of a dating single is rough and tiresome. That’s why two good friends and graphic designers, Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman, decided to start this very committed project called 40 days […]

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New York Dating Stories turned into a living comic book

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By Einav in Cool Websites on Friday 6 April 2012

How many dates happen every night in New York City? Some of them might be perfect and romantic. Some of them might be awkward or ridiculous. Some of them might be worth telling. This project started with a bunch of friends sharing their most memorable dates in comic strips. If you have a good story, please share.

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