The Helmsley Hotel in New York is sick and tired of couples having all of the fun on Valentine's Day. So they've decided to do something about it, throw a party. The hotel is having an event for singles to meet up, share some cocktails, get over exes, and generally enjoy themselves. There's a reduced rate if you bring a friend, so get to it.
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A study at Stanford has said that men are more likely to become addicted to video games than women. Using MRI scans, the researchers saw more activity in the area of the brain related to addiction in men. The study also showed that men are typically more territorially focused.
A Canadian professor has recently woke from a three-day coma. He was put into that coma via oxygen deprivation. The was deprived of oxygen by bondage. He was bound by a professional dominatrix in New York. He was visiting New York under false-pretenses according to his family. He claims that he's over this scene.
Online dating sites are in a little bit of a row about the use of background checks. True.com bumps its user list against state databases of criminals. Some critics think that this is at best a token effort and legislation is being passed that requires companies to take certain minimal steps.
The star of Diff'rent Strokes, Gary Coleman, was secretly married in August 2007. He got married to actress Shannon Price with only a small party in attendance. They met on the set of a movie. She's much taller and much younger. Let's make some babies, gang.
The Attorney General of Israel has interpreted their adoption law to read that gay couples can adopt children. This is a little bit surprising considering how conservative most Israeli politicians tend to be. And this has not made the AG very popular amongst certain ultra-conservative sets.
Ryan Phillippe was interviewed for March's W Magazine and tried to shed some light on his breakup with Reese Witherspoon. Rather than illuminate us on why they split, he pretty much hit the celebrity breakup cliches. And really, we're not that interested anyway.
A cab driver in NYC claims the title of Cupid Cabbie. He's set up 70 dates for passenger that have resulted in 19 relationships over the past few years. Not too shabby, Cupid.
A website dedicated to travel and travel insurance has ranked, via survey, Paris as the number one place that couples go on vacation and argue. We're surprised that it's not Detroit or Los Angeles but maybe the French are quarrelsome.
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills are due in court every day this week to hash out their divorce. This is reportedly the last chance for them to try this in private before it goes to a public court. This has been a strange case with celeb sightings, offers, counter-offers, outbursts, and accusations. It will end up being the most expensive divorce in British history.