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Love: 5 Unbelievable Facts About Valentine's Day

It is February 14th, which means you're probably seeing a lot of people rushing around at the last minute for cards and gifts. How did this tradition even come about?, you may wonder. Why is everyone scrambling one day a year to prove their love for one another? What does it even mean to be someone's 'Valentine'?

Breaking Up... Badly
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Breaking Up... Badly

We started asking ourselves: why would someone ever write to an advice columnist, when history's filled with people who have gone through similar situations? So we started this series so we could get answers from real experience.* This week, we got a letter from a woman whose "boyfriend" doesn't want to break up. Check out what Simone de Beauvoir, Joan of Arc, Marc Antony and more have to tell her.** We call it Dear History. Enjoy.http://youtu.be/DwIS2uCmUEc 

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History Of Halloween: 7 Creepy Tales of Love And The Supernatural

Love is one of the great themes throughout history—a history that stretches back far beyond our modern age into a time of legend and folklore. So it figures that many folktales seem to revolve around matters of the heart. In true Halloween spirit, let's recount seven bone-chilling folk tales that are scarier than any horror movie in your Netflix queue.

Matchmaking Through History
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Matchmaking Through History

We now know that a matchmaker is someone who brings two people together in the hopes of arranging a compatible long-term relationship or a marriage, but where did all of the idea of a matchmaker come from in the first place?!  Long before the internet or online dating, matchmaking  was used across the world as a means to create marriages and partnerships. For all you history buffs out there, here is the inside scoop.

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13 Key Moments In The History Of Gay Rights

The struggle for the gay community to be allowed the same rights as their heterosexual counterparts has been an uphill battle for hundreds of years. Although once upon a time in some corners of the world, homosexuality was viewed as normal behavior, it eventually evolved into something that society decided was evil, and those who were gay were denied basic human rights.

10 Proud Gay & Lesbian Couples Throughout History
The first recorded gay couple were manicurists to Egypt's royalty.
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10 Proud Gay & Lesbian Couples Throughout History

In honor of June being Gay Pride Month, we're celebrating not just our favorite gay and lesbian couples since the dawn of time, but also their love for each other even when homosexuality was deemed worthy of incarceration.

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The newest museum in San Francisco is causing quite a buzz.
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My Experience At The New Antique Vibrator Museum, With Photos

On assignment for COED, this week I took a historical romp into the wild and wonderful world of vibrators. Good Vibrations in San Francisco kicked open its doors on Thursday for the grand opening of the Antique Vibrator Museum. The exhibit covers the "weird and wonderful" world of vibrators from the 1800s to modern-day.

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Sorry Gingerbread Dude, three's a crowd.
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10 Best Love Triangles Of All Time

Love triangles can be traced back to their ancient roots in Camelot, where Queen Guinevere was forced to choose between King Arthur and Sir Lancelot. From there, history, literature and movies have been rife with tales of one unfortunate (and usually stunningly beautiful) woman's choice between two ridiculously handsome men.

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The history of Valentine's Day, in a nutshell.
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Why Chocolate? And Other Valentine's Day Questions

Ever since we were in pre-kindergarten, Valentine's Day has been marked by cards, flowers, chocolate, and—depending on your luck—that One Special Person. But do you know why Valentine's Day is the way it is? Like 'em or loathe 'em, here we explain the holiday's most popular traditions.

My Boyfriend's Parents Had A Bad Marriage; Are We Next?
My Boyfriend's Parents Had A Bad Marriage; Are We Next?
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My Boyfriend's Parents Had A Bad Marriage; Are We Next?

As we grow up, there are many things about our parents that we hope we can inherit: maybe it's your dad's sense of humor and your mother's legs. On the other hand, there are also aspects of them that we hope to leave in their generation (that quick temper? No need to pass that down, thanks). 5 Things To Notice When Meeting His Parents That's why it's worrisome when you witness your parents' bad habits when it comes their relationship. It makes you wonder, "Is that going to be in ten years when I'm married to someone?"

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Pornography: Dirty Pastime Or Evolution's Tool?

The next time you have to endure a lecture about the booming porn industry and society's consequent moral decline, you might want to bring up something that people always seem to forget: pornography is ancient. In other words, there has never been a golden age of porn-free sexual integrity. In between digging for lost civilizations and ancient relics, archaeologists have also found plenty of (potentially) suggestive depictions. Archaeologists believe that visual stimuli evolved as a means of reproduction over the years. Modern society knows how many "tries" it can take for a woman to become pregnant, and sometimes one or both partners needs an extra boost to help him or her get in the mood.