Can You Marry Outside Your Class? Yes, If You Talk About It

General progressiveness of 2015 aside, most of us still date and marry folks from the same socioeconomic background as us: as the New York Times put it in 2012, "Doctors used to marry nurses. Now doctors marry doctors." But what happens when you reach across the aisle and date or marry outside your class? » 2/26/15 12:10pm Thursday 12:10pm

Couple Married for 67 Years Die Holding Hands

There's something very poetic about a couple so in love that they can't function without one another. And when it's a couple that's spent 67 years together in good times and in bad, it's more romantic to think about them passing within hours of each other rather than morbid. Get your hankies ready, though — this… » 2/26/15 9:30am Thursday 9:30am

How I Found Self-Worth in a Pool of Maggots and Left the Man I Loved

"I'm going to destroy everything," Seamus hissed at me as I climbed into my friend's car to leave the home we shared. The cops had already come and gone, saying that one of us had to leave for the night. Because Seamus refused and I had been drinking, I packed a bag and called a friend. I had known that our… » 2/12/15 3:30pm 2/12/15 3:30pm

Your Relationship Is Only As Good as the Lies Holding it Together

If lies are not the glue that binds us, then they are at least the sticky tape. This isn't only true just for us overly sensitive beings who can't face being told what we're really like, but also for lovers who can't stand knowing what our significant others are really thinking (about us). In this arena, some argue… » 2/11/15 4:40pm 2/11/15 4:40pm

A Chat with Malcolm Brenner, Man Famous for Having Sex with a Dolphin

Malcolm Brenner is the only man on Earth to achieve international fame for having sex with a dolphin. A former investigative journalist who covered the American Southwest, he remains best known for his 1970's love affair—mostly romantic, briefly sexual—with a bottlenose dolphin named Dolly. Their "courtship," which… » 2/11/15 12:30pm 2/11/15 12:30pm

​Labor of (Someone Else's) Love: My Summer Planning Weddings in Italy

When I was 20, my college's funded internship program wrote me a check for $3,000. Instead of hunkering down in an LA production office to slog through slush piles—as a film major actually invested in her future would probably do—I pursued an internship that cashed in on my incomplete Italian minor and weird penchant… » 2/06/15 1:30pm 2/06/15 1:30pm

This Is the Only Acceptable Valentine to Give Out This Year

If you've already bought a box of valentines to give out to your friends, dump it in the trash and set the entire thing on fire, because there's only one type of valentine that's okay to hand to your special chum this year and it's the one that has a picture of Katy Perry's dancing shark on it. All other cards exit to… » 2/05/15 11:45pm 2/05/15 11:45pm

This Is What It Really Looks Like When You Flirt at Work

Work crushes: Everyone has them, but not everyone knows how to flirt in a way that doesn't suggests you won't show up at your intended cube mate's house with a boom box in one hand and a serrated knife in the other. That's why Fast Company put together an educational video to show you what you're really doing when you… » 2/05/15 11:12pm 2/05/15 11:12pm

Someone Better Matchmake This Adorable Old Irish Matchmaker Stat

Willie Daly is an Irish man who, according to a New York Times profile, "thinks he is in his early 70s but does not know precisely because, he says, the priest who kept such records drank a lot." He is also clearly a highly successful matchmaker, one who is sadly going through a divorce of his own. Won't someone help… » 2/04/15 6:50pm 2/04/15 6:50pm

Sophia Grace, Tiny Rap Queen, Drops Empowerment Banger 'Best Friends'

Sophia Grace, a small glitter-spewing British song fountain who has been trapped in an pink-walled toy store for four years and counting, just released a single that will transport you straight to the club. Over a slinky, rubbery DJ Mustard-esque beat, "Best Friends" features Sophia Grace serving serious Charli… » 1/06/15 7:25pm 1/06/15 7:25pm

This Surprise Proposal on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Is Admittedly Cute

On Wednesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kimmel invited a "random" audience member onstage for a Hollywood Blvd. scavenger hunt that ended in DIAMONDS and LOVE. Made a lot more endearing by an awkward spotlight fuck-up and the only guy in an Elmo suit who will ever make you smile. Everybody cry on three! » 12/18/14 11:30am 12/18/14 11:30am