When It Comes to Love, Can You Fake It 'Til You Make It?

We are often told to fake it until we make it, and this is useful in all manner of endeavors: acting confident and sexy, starting a new job for which you are under-qualified, etc. But we are not usually advised to do this in matters of the heart—because, after all, love cannot be faked. Or can it? Dun, dun, dunnnn. » 7/06/12 7:10pm 7/06/12 7:10pm

Speed Dating Event for Skinny Women Only Sounds Terrible

Are you a dude who is desperate enough to try speed dating but not desperate enough to try dating someone who doesn't fit with your mental image of the skinny woman you totally deserve? Then keep your eyes peeled for the next speed dating event that only allows women from size 0 to 8. » 5/10/12 2:40pm 5/10/12 2:40pm

Speed-Dating Service Would Rather Ladies Had A Makeover First

A speed-dating service has an interesting rule: women arrive before dudes, so they can get a free makeover. Is this a helpful service, or an annoying double standard? » 10/27/11 1:00pm 10/27/11 1:00pm

What To Wear Speed Dating, In 5 Minutes Or Less

A while ago, someone wrote in to ask me about advice on dressing for speed-dating. At the time, it seemed to me an easy question. Then I actually did it. » 2/25/11 3:00pm 2/25/11 3:00pm

Wife-Carrying, Rosary Clutching, Speed Dating: Valentine's Day Is A…

Whether you're getting wined and dined or just indulging your inner wino this Valentine's Day, you might be curious to know how folks around the world are getting their rocks off this February 14th. Did you know that Valentine's Day, though initially celebrating a Christian martyr, was first linked to romance by… » 2/14/08 9:30am 2/14/08 9:30am

Ditch Your Date Faster!

WooMe, a new company launched in the UK this week, offers "an online version of speed dating," reports The Times of London. The site allows users to meet new people in one-minute bursts, for free, using webcams. At the end of the one-minute session, you enter feedback on the person you just "met" — if the ratings… » 11/12/07 2:45pm 11/12/07 2:45pm