Men are turned on by donuts and other funny Valentine's Day news from around the web.
Valentine's Day always sticks us somewhere in gift-giving limbo: how can we celebrate the guys we love without getting too sappy about it? Well, for starters, try some of these gifts on for size (no matter the size of your budget). Whether he's an outdoorsman or a music, meat or travel lover, we have something for every type of guy.
Oh Twitter, how we love thee. You bring us the best content and the breaking news. You make the day fly by (it often flies by so fast, that we...um...forget to actually get any work done). And you bring the funny. Will you be our Valentine? For those of you who are feeling a bit lost this year when it comes to Valentine's Day, Twitter has something for you, too. Below, some of the quips, tips and holiday specials you'll find around the Twittersphere.
Valentine's Day. It's coming, and fast. Feeling nervous? We understand. After all, we've seen you—time and time again—attempt some grand, sweeping, romantic gesture, only to fall back on the same-old, same-old. And we want you to know: It isn't worth it. Because, when it comes to what we want, we're pretty easy. We swear. And flowers, chocolates and jewelry are nowhere on our wish lists (though there is that one necklace we spotted on Etsy...). What we really want?
If there's one holiday that's become a worldwide hit, it's Valentine's Day. What can we say, love is a universal theme, but not everyone chooses to celebrate it with roses and boxes of chocolate. After doing a little research, we found plenty of traditions that we wish we could import into our own Valentine's Day practices. See, love—not Hallmark—really does make the world go 'round!
Now that the Christmas trees and Menorahs are packed away, it's obviously time to start preparing for Valentine's Day. The festive among us have already put up red heart-shaped lights, and we're still not sure how to compete. It shouldn't be this hard. Valentine's Day is a celebration of love and, well, we love love! For some reason, however, the thought of celebrating this Hallmark holiday has some of us feeling homicidal. How to get in the mood?
There has been a messy-mess of virgin and abstinence talk over the past couple of years. Conservatives and liberals argued over sexual education. Some famous teens were impregnated. A comely 22-year old sold her virginity to a Nevada brothel and we all said "how sweet" when we saw the Jonas Brothers' purity rings. But the shoemaker Candies may be really confusing matters with their newest campaign for abstinence.
Virginity appears to be a pretty big deal in Europe too. In addition to Adriana Lima holding out for marriage, a Romanian teen sold her flower to an Italian business man but must pay taxes on the transaction and a Polish man in London almost went to the slammer for trying to get a prostitute to take is 14-year old son's virginity.