Recycle your cans and bottles. Turn off the lights when you leave the room. Have more sex. The latest research says that we have to cut our rate of harmful emissions by 9% per year to forestall drastic climate change. Now, Love Buzz doesn't know much about the science behind this claim (go here for an explanation) but we do know about the proposed solution: more sex.
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You say you're in love, but are you in it to win it? Put your heart in the game to score huge prizes–a.k.a. awesome gifts for your valentine, since most prizes come in two's! Here are the details for five unique contests. May the best lovers win!
The chairman of Britain's Sustainable Development Commission, Sir Jonathan Porritt, has announced that he believes family planning should eventually be a part of the nation's environmental policy. Fox News thinks he is nuts.
In our piece, The Myth Of The Male Orgasm, we wrote about men who have trouble reaching coming—it's not as uncommon as you think. In fact, an AskMen survey found that 23% of guys have faked an orgasm at some point. Women fake it for various reasons; a common excuse is not wanting to hurt his feelings. AskMen says that guys do it for the same reason. "The prevailing opinion is that men should be able to climax whenever, wherever and under any circumstance," which simply isn't true. Your dude might have trouble coming if he's tired, stressed or drunk, or if he's already climaxed that day. And if that's the situation, he might fake it. Ladies, here are some signs that he might be pretending.
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What in the world does chin size have to do with bed-hopping? A team of psychologists recently concluded that women who have a prominent jawline instinctively turn off men because it denotes promiscuity. According to a recent study written about in the journal of Personality And Individual Differences, a team of psychologists rounded up a group of women and quizzed them on their sexual pasts and attitudes. For whatever reason, girls with big chins almost always had a more colorful and active sex life. They also say a more masculine jaw line turns off men and makes you appear more promiscuous and more prone to cheating.
You didn't hear it from us, but cassette tapes are so last decade. We wish we had better news, but the good old days of love mix tapes are gone for good. Luckily—for some—sappy love songs seem to be here to stay. So the next time you need a gift for a pal or partner, put away your tape deck and present them with the modern mix tape: an iPod. If a 'pod in a box doesn't fulfill your sky-high gift-giving standards, think outside the box. You can personalize your gift by adding your favorite sappy-song playlist and you can even get it engraved–for free. (If you're gift giving for V-day, Apple ensure your gift arrives on time as long as you place your order by February 9). Deadlines mean decision-making. If you're having trouble deciding what to write, rest assured: the Apple store has some suggestions and we Lover Buzzers have our two sense. Here are our top choices for iPod engravings for each love stage:
There are many levels of Valentine's Day celebration. Lazy folks pick up a box of Russell Stover's on the way home from work. The more traditionally-minded make dinner reservations at your favorite restaurant. V-Day fanatics eat oysters and cover their beds in rose petals. But what about those among us who are looking for a more, shall we say, unique gift? YourTango is here to help. Below, five gifts he may never receive (or want) again.
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