Wouldn't it be great if you could smear some substance all over your body or consume a particular concoction and men would come flocking to you in massive hordes, vying for your love? While science has yet to prove that there are any magical love potions that produce this effect, there have been peculiar theories and legends over the centuries. Join us on a journey from ancient Egypt to the psychedelic '70s to modern day to revisit some kooky advice on how to snag yourself a man.
Libations have been a big part of AMC's Mad Men right from the opening scene, contributing to plot lines and offering insight into the characters’ personalities. So what better way to fuel a Mad Men viewing party than with some traditional cocktails inspired by our favorite Sterling Cooper men and women? Thanks to our friends at BevMo!, we've rounded up six old-time concoctions that are guaranteed to have you sipping '60s-style come Sunday night. Enjoy!
It’s the most common of queries after a guy doesn’t call you for a second date: what went wrong? A girl can go insane ruminating on such a question. Maybe you talked about your dog too much, or maybe you had a piece of lettuce stuck in your teeth all night. Rather than drive yourself up the wall with “maybes,” it’s often better to just write it off as not meant to be and get on with your life. A new website may be able to tell you the exact reason that a potential lover called it quits.
In today's world, the idea of simply getting down on bent knee at a restaurant or popping the question in the comfort of your own apartment seems passé. Proposals have become extensively planned events, spectacles of epic proportions that are meant to dazzle the recipient and then go viral on YouTube. Given the rise of this extravagant trend, it's not surprising that many companies have jumped on the bandwagon to offer up curious, one-of-a-kind proposal packages. From pizza lovers to adrenaline junkies, there's an over-the-top option for just about everyone. Click on to see which of these unconventional engagement ideas you would say "I do" to.
There are certain things about men, women, and dating that we believe to be fact. While men think about sex on the regular, women endlessly talk about their feelings. While many men fear commitment, women want to walk down the aisle ASAP. These are stereotypes, of course, encouraged by "Cosmo" and "Sex and the City," but what if we were to tell you that most of what you thought to be true is myth? According to recent studies by Match.com and eHarmony, the truth about relationships is far from what you'd expect. In honor of Valentine's Day, we've rounded up some of the most shocking stats about singles. Click on to have your romantic notions turned upside down!
Some girls (read: single girls) dread Valentine’s Day from the second they see the shelves at Walgreens stocked with those menacing boxes of candy hearts. But who says you have to be in a relationship to truly appreciate the meaning of the national day of love? Valentine’s Day is all about expressing how much you value those closest to you, and who fits the bill better than your BFFs? After all, they’re the ones who tell you if you look pudgy in your clothes, are always on-call if you need to vent, and will unquestionably choose you over boys. To honor your best friends this holiday, we’ve rounded up some unique Valentine’s goodies that are sure to show them how swell you think they are. Click on to find gifts that perfectly fit your friends’ distinct personalities!
Sometimes you see photos of newly engaged couples on Facebook or on those trendy save-the-date magnets that melt your heart and make you go, "Awww! Good for them!" Yeah, these are not those photos. These are engagement pictures that exist to serve one purpose and one purpose only—to provide all you recently betrothed couples an example of what not to do. Be it an overly intimate shot or a photo taken in some inexplicably random location, each of these gems will teach you exactly what to avoid when it comes time for you and your fiancé to step in front of the lens. Remember, engagement photos stay with you forever—or at least until your next marriage—so think before you pose.
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