Meet The Woman Too Pretty Hot and Tempting For On-Line Dating

If you've been on a dating site lately — or ever, really — you've likely run into people who you may consider out of your league based on physical appearance. Not Paula Jayne Allen, an Essex woman who says that she's actually too sexy for dating sites. Yes, all of them. The internet can't even handle her. »10/06/14 9:30pm10/06/14 9:30pm


Dating Sites Encourage Men to Be Interesting, Women to Be Doormats

When I was a teenager, the idea of "online dating" was still completely new and insurmountably alien—if someone told you they met their boyfriend "on the internet," it was an occasion to limber up for some epic side-eye. But over a miraculously short period of time, online dating has shed pretty much 100% of its… »7/05/12 1:50pm7/05/12 1:50pm

The Pseudo-Science Behind Dating Websites Is Total Crap

Like Love Potion no. 9, a decent film adaptation of Infinite Jest, and passable meatless bacon, the notion that a dating website like eharmony can utilize user-entered data to precisely and scientifically predict future relationship potential is a quixotic myth willed into being by our stupid dreams and kept alive by… »4/17/12 1:15pm4/17/12 1:15pm

Program Matches Adorable Shelter Pets With Their Perfect Owners

There seems to be no end to the things animal shelters can learn from online dating sites. First, it was that using a good picture means you're more likely to get picked. And now, many shelters are using a system called Meet Your Match, which was developed by the ASPCA. It's a program that matches up pets and the… »2/09/12 10:40am2/09/12 10:40am