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Sorry, Guy: Math Can’t Get You A Girlfriend

View this image › Unrealistic dramatic reenactment. Creativa / Via shutterstock.com Earlier this week, Wired published a story on Chris McKinlay, a Ph.D. student in mathematics at UCLA who developed an algorithm to game OkCupid’s own: By using statistical sampling to identify the types of questions answered by women he finds attractive, McKinlay could give […]

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Should I Say Hi To People I Recognize On OkCupid?

View this image › I am currently taking a stab at online dating. A few guys I know have popped up in my list of matches, including my current FWB. I’m not really interested in dating any of these guys, but I kind of want to acknowledge their presence as fellow single people looking for […]

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19 Incredibly Specific Kindle Literotica Singles

1. “The Bigfoot Menage a Trois” View this image › amazon.com Description: “After years of hearing about how Catherine has had sex with bigfoot her friend, Jessica, has had enough. She wants to discover if this is true or if Catherine is just crazy. Jessica is in for a HUGE surprise when she follows Catherine […]

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The Best Game Of This Generation Is $7.50 On Steam

1. Dark Souls, the infuriating, beautiful, spirit-crushing and ultimately life-affirming 2011 game by From Software, is the best game of the current generation. View this image › 2. It is currently $7.50 on the Steam summer sale. That’s the same price as a mediocre sandwich. Here, you get 70 hours of sublimity. If you’ve never […]

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27 Reasons Why Nothing Matters

So, this is you: View this image › 1. This is you from about 30,000 feet. Cruising altitude: View this image › Via Flickr: benjy Pretty. 2. This is you from 100,000 feet: View this image › en.wikipedia.org Still pretty. 3. Someone jumped out of a balloon from this height, back in 1960: View this […]

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Scenes From The (Virtual) Zombie Apocalypse

View this image › “A customer arrives to make a trade.” dayzpvp.com This picture comes from DayZ, a brutally realistic zombie game built on top of ArmA II, a popular combat simulator. The bulk of the game is simple kill-or-be-killed combat, but because of its loose structure and large player base (over a million), DayZ […]

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The Comment Paradox

View this image › Via static.blog.chartbeat.com Online, comments have never been more popular or more maligned. Just this week Sports Illustrated had to turn off commenting on Jason Collins’ coming-out piece. Earnest calls to get rid of comments seem more frequent than ever. Likewise, newer blogging platforms like Medium boast minimized, hidden, or eliminated comment […]

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Why Heartbreak Apps Make Promises They Can’t Keep

View this image › wallstreetinsanity.com Earlier this month, KillSwitch, an app that promises to remove “all traces” of your ex from your Facebook profile, and previously only available on Android, became available on iPhone. Under the larger umbrella of dating apps, there is a subsection that could maybe more accurately be called “heartbreak apps.” KillSwitch […]

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