Google's Valentine's Day Doodle: heart warming revenue generation

The genius of Google's doodle dalliance is the way it creates so much free publicity, drives traffic, and pushes you to what is essentially a lead generation campaign for a Google ad partner. Does Google really need the free marketing for its home page?

The AMD Valentine’s Day Gift for Intel, or how I almost got divorced

So I’m sitting minding my business today when the following note is hand delivered to my wife with a cup of chocolates: Dear Rob, I heard that Sandy B broke your heart and wanted to let you know that I’m here for you. Oh, and I have a cousin from Llana Texas I’d like to introduce you to soon - I think you two will really hit it off!

The science behind a kiss

Valentine’s Day. There’s one thing on everyone’s mind - kissing, of course. And it’s not just for us boy crazy girls or girl crazy boys, it’s for science. That's right, because in a new book called "The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us," researchers explore the origins of kissing and how the practice of smooching has evolved over the centuries. 

Angry Birds gets a Valentine's Day update

Well, they're still angry but at least they're getting a little love with the newest version of Angry Birds themed around Valentine's Day.

Valentine's Day! Sunday! Must buy her crap.

That's right, idiot, two more days before you supplicate yourself at the altar of mawkish crappiness that is St. Valentine's Day. Why not buy it something that you can steal back for yourself later. List mania!

Dating scammers look forward to Valentine's Day gifts

Spare a thought for all those poor, lonely sheep farmers in Australia, who are apparently falling for online dating scams like never before.