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********* dating app has “the worst security for any dating app”

One of the wonderful and terrible things about the internet is how it allows people seeking others with hard-to-find traits to find them: advertisers can find people thinking about buying a refrigerator; people who think they might be trans can find others in the same boat and make common cause; people with the same rare ...

The weak-*** romance game on ‘Game of Thrones’ is one reason why many are losing interest

05.08.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Spoilers for Game of Thrones: Season 8, Episode 4 incoming. Struggling to get invested in Game of Thrones lately? You're not alone. Longstanding promises have been broken, basic storytelling conventions shattered, and numerous disappointing mistake... ...

A glowing, 3D printed rose that “blooms” when you touch its petals

Daren Schwenke's 3D printed blooming rose embeds a capacitive touch sensor -- a magnetic wire -- in one of the leaves, which trips an Arduino-controlled actuator that changes the rose's lighting and causes the petals -- 3D printed and then shaped over a hot chandelier bulb -- to splay open or fold closed.

The build ...

Chance the Rapper’s story of how he met his fiancée is the most romantic thing

03.07.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

We're a sucker for a good love story.  Which is why the internet was utterly rapt when Chance the Rapper's story of how he met his fiancée who he's marrying in the next few days.  SEE ALSO: Chance the Rapper buys out every screening of... ...

A gorgeous, haunting story of technologically mediated love

After years of outstanding work as a cyberlawyer and science fiction/policy wonk, Kevin Bankston (previously) has published his debut science fiction story, Early Adopter, and it's a doozy.

Bankston uses chatlogs and other exhaust from digital communications tools to spin a gorgeous and haunting tale of romance that starts with "met cute" and goes ...

Bride attains virality by adding pockets to her dress and those of her dressmaids

When Cambridge, UK resident Eve Paterson got married, she insisted that her dress and those of her bridesmaids would include pockets and belts; her friend Nell Gordon's tweets about it raced around the world as women everywhere celebrated the virtues of pockets and condemned the fashion industry for its deplorable, longstanding practice of denying ...

The best part of ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ is the supernatural teen romances

12.26.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Marvel's Runaways Season 2 just premiered on Hulu, and while it's not exactly prestige television, we can't resist the love bonding its core characters.  Like the comics, Runaways is about six friends on the run from their supervillain parents..... ...

The Girlfriend Zone: the inverse of “the friend zone”

The Girlfriend Zone is the place that women find themselves repeatedly and insufferably placed into by their male platonic friends, who can't or won't understand that the relationship is and will remain platonic: Ann: "So are you hanging out with Ben after class today?" Leslie: "No, he girlfriend zoned me hard. Hes a cool ...

Cranberry orange-bread, 50 years later

Patrick Costello (previously) writes, "My mom shares her recipe for cranberry orange bread with help from my dad. They have been married for fifty years and they are still crazy for each other. The full recipe is in the video description." Read the rest

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