Relationships

Scientists Probe Puppy Love

NPR: It’s a question that bedevils dog owners the world over: “Is she staring at me because she loves me? Or because she wants another biscuit?” Research published Thursday in the journal Science suggests that love (or something close) could be behind that stare. The work shows that when dogs and More

Feeling the ‘Rocky’ in Relationships

The Huffington Post: In 2008, a massive earthquake shook the Chinese province of Sichuan. Measuring 8.0, the quake killed more than 69,000, injured countless more, and left 4.8 million homeless. The Chinese government has spent billions on the region’s recovery, which even now is incomplete. The immediate devastation in Sichuan More

Online dating’s age wars: Inside Tinder and eHarmony’s fight for our love lives

The Washington Post: Tinder, America’s fast-growing online-dating juggernaut, last week unveiled its first big branding partnership aimed at its core audience of millennial fling-seekers: a neon-drenched video-ad campaign hyping Bud Light’s mega-keg party, “Whatever, USA.” Meanwhile, over at Tinder’s less-youthful rival eHarmony, a recent ad saw its 80-year-old founder counseling a single woman besieged by bridesmaid’s invitations More