"I get told I sound different over that phone than I do in my online dating profile. What does this mean?" -Melissa, Colorado
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Dancing With The Stars' Tony Dovolani says dancing improves relationships.
Now in his seventh season on Dancing With The Stars, professional dancer Tony Dovolani spends much of his time between seasons presenting seminars and giving private instruction. Wherever he goes, he sees couples reconnecting through ballroom dancing. Dovolani says learning to dance teaches communication skills and fosters respect. The physical activity is a great stress reliever and the positive feelings about the shared experience makes couples excited to carve out alone time.
Sexy images of beautiful women have a numbing effect on the male brain, study shows.
Studies found that sexy images not only shift the way men perceive women, they also found that constant viewing of these pics shut down areas of the brain linked to empathy for other peoples' emotions. Great.
Our conformity instinct leads us to follow the crowd—even when it comes to rating attractiveness.
As unique as we all like to think we are, there's more lemming in us than we realize. Not only are our actions open to suggestion, as previous studies have shown, so are our opinions about non-essential things like beauty. A new study explains that we have our unconscious brain to thank for that.
Online dating can be unpredictable, but you don't need a private eye to tell you that.
At what point in the dating process should you start looking into your crush's criminal record, professional history, and offshore investments? Is there any right time? And what will you find out if you choose to start poking around? The New York Times has some answers, and so do we.
Burger King cologne purports to attract with the scent of flame-broiled meat.
Burger King, the home of the Whopper hamburger, is extending its kingdom to include men's cologne. Yes, you read that correctly: for$4 a vile, your man can smell like cooked meat. The fast food chain decided the scent of its flame-broiled hamburgers was so irresitble, it should be bottled. As we know, our sense of smell plays natural matchmaker for us, sniffing out those with pheromones compatible with our own. Companies like Axe bodyspray and others, claiming more enticing powers, like Pherlure, have capitalized on selling scents on the premise they'll produce suitors in droves. Flame by BK claims to give the wearer the essence of the love America feels for the whopper. The website created to accompany this clever marketing tool says, "Behold the scent of seduction, with a hint of flame-broiled meat."