Scientific Tips for Online Dating

The rules to crafting an attractive online dating profile might seem obvious—use your best photos and write a bio that only includes the most interesting aspects of your life. But according to science, there are several subliminal factors that can maximize your online success. Choosing a username that begins with a letter from the first half of the alphabet (A-M) seems to work while sticking …

The Aftermath of 40 Days of Dating: The Book

The duo behind the experiment are spreading cheer this Valentine's Day weekend by hiding cash and dating tips around NYC

While NYC-based designers and friends Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman completed their experiment “40 Days of Dating” last summer, devoted readers (into the millions) who followed every bit of documentation are all dying to know: what happened next? (Spoiler alert: Walsh found the right person on OKCupid and married him last month.) The two thoughtful guinea pigs have expanded their short-term project into a detailed …

Glimpse Dating App

A new way to find love through your Instagram account

Instagram accounts often reflect an idealized form of users’ lives. That isn’t to say they are misleading or limited, but rather, a unique insight into desires, wishes and what each individual finds interesting and beautiful. New iOS dating app Glimpse thinks that this narrative, one that Instagram users have built about their own lives, can help them find love without the linguistic stumbling blocks of …