relationships

startups

This Startup Lets You Put Things That Remind You of Your Ex in ‘Cold Storage’

Instead of setting fire to everything, ExBox by MakeSpace wants heartbroken lovers to send their ex's stuff to them.
Samantha Cole
9.12.18
BFF

Facebook's New Security Feature Made Me Think Too Hard About Who My Real Friends Are

Bad opsec is other people.
Samantha Cole
8.3.17
Internet of Tingling

Caress Your Long-Distance Lover With These Vibrating WiFi Touch Gloves

"There was a need to be able to touch and feel each other.”
Crystal Ponti
3.9.17
digital detox

What I Learned After Banning Screens From My Home for a Month

My partner and I traded mindless scrolling for a month of home-cooked meals and rediscovered hobbies.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.2.17
relationships

Your Roommate’s Genes May Be Changing Your Health

A new study in mice suggests that the live-in partner’s genes impacts things like wound healing, immune function, and anxiety.
Jovana Drinjakovic
1.31.17
News

Research Confirms Dating Apps Are a Sad Game

It's not your fault.
Jordan Pearson
7.15.16
Facebook

Tech-Savvy Teens Have Worse IRL Social Skills, But the Kids Are Alright

A new study finds tech-savvy teens bad at IRL romance, but what questions aren’t we asking?
Alana Levinson
7.10.16
Sex

Real-Life ‘Love Potions’ Are Coming, But Are they Ethical?

In the future, our relationships will be neuro-enhanced.
Erene Stergiopoulos
6.29.16
Uber Earth

Love in the Time of Ridesharing

Four ways Uber, Lyft, and all the others have changed the culture of dating.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.27.16
Sex

Balancing Your IRL Love Life with the One in Your MMORPG

If you cheat on your spouse in "World of Warcraft," is it cheating in real life?
Molly Osberg
3.9.16
Sex

Tinder Users Are So Thirsty, They’ll Swipe Right on Serial Killers

Aileen Wuornos proved much more popular than Charles Manson.
Rachel Pick
2.23.16
Sex

Couples Use the Most Boring Apps to Keep Their Sex Lives Alive

If we want an app that really helps couples stay in love, it might need to abandon the chocolate hearts and flowers and bottles of champagne in favor of chore wheels and budget sharing.
Lux Alptraum
2.3.16
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