The Secrets of Geek Mating Rituals

There's a hoary old truism that says geeks never date, and get laid even less than that. But at least two generations have grown up knowing that is a lie. After all, Mark Zuckerberg's courtship and marriage made headlines, while gamer geek Felicia Day is an internet pinup (in armor of course). We live in a golden age… » 7/24/12 2:54pm 7/24/12 2:54pm

Girly girls and manly men are more realistic about their dating…

One of the most important skills to have if you're looking for dates is knowing whether somebody else is interested in you. According to psychologists who studied speed dating, this is actually an incredibly difficult skill to master. But one group is almost always accurate in their predictions of who wants to date… » 5/31/11 8:00am 5/31/11 8:00am

Mathematicians figure out how to fend off gold-diggers - with game…

As any man will tell you (especially in the weeks before Valentine's Day), gift-giving is a tricky business. Although men can use gifts to enhance their chances of getting laid, this can also leave them vulnerable to "gold-diggers" (a highly scientific term that describes women who use the promise of sex to get stuff… » 2/04/11 4:44pm 2/04/11 4:44pm

Milo Wuvs Hayden, We Saw It Coming

At the Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival last month during the Heroes event, we noticed that Milo Ventimiglia and Hayden Panettiere were canoodling with each other the whole time, whispering back and forth like giddy schoolkids. But, we chalked it up to nerves and confusion about what was going on during the Q&A. For … » 1/02/08 10:45am 1/02/08 10:45am