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The Scariest Holiday Based on Its Number of Horror Movies

Everyone loves a holiday, whether its celebratory activities involve opening gifts, popping off fireworks, or just getting together with family to fight about politics. However, they’re not always a good time. Holidays can be horrifying, but which one is the scariest? That’s what we’re here to find out.Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Holidays, Horror, Christmas, New Years Eve, Easter, Valentines Day, St Patricks Day, July 4th, Watch It Nerds

Buy Your Valentine's Day Candy on the 15th

Today is Valentine’s Day, and some of you are probably scrambling to purchase a heart-shaped box of chocolate. Don’t do it. Wait another 24 hours, and you’ll be able to get the same twee candy for a deeply discounted rate.Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Candy, Discounts, Valentines Day

Take Your Kids to Deliver Valentines to a Nursing Home

Valentine’s Day is sort of a confusing holiday. It’s a modern “Hallmark Holiday” that is probably rooted in an ancient bloody Pagan goat- and dog-sacrificing festival of sorts. But do we need to get into all of that with our kids? I vote no. That is one thing they can figure out on their own, in due time. For now, we…Read more...
Tags: Love, Kindness, Lifehacks, Valentine, Valentines Day, Pagan

This Nike Air Jordans Inspired limited-edition Xbox wins the NBA All-Star weekend!

The two giant worlds of tech and sports are colliding or rather collaborating, and I can already hear the NBA fans, sneakerheads and gamers fist-bumping in unison! Microsoft and Nike have teamed up to make a limited-edition custom Xbox One that is rightfully going to paint the town red this Valentine’s day. Here’s the catch – only one lucky Twitter user can win this exclusive console and all you have to do is retweet THIS tweet from Xbox. And if you are looking for Nike’s latest pair of Jordans,...
Tags: Games, Design, Technology, Microsoft, Lifestyle, Nike, Chicago, Xbox, Nba, Jordan, Chicago Bulls, Giveaway, Valentine, Valentines Day, NBA All Star, Air Jordan

With Our Delightfully Nerdy Valentine's Day Cards, You Can Become a Clan of 2

Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner (and right before a holiday weekend)! To celebrate this horniest of days, io9 is back with our latest collection of nerdy Valentines—featuring cameos from the Mandalorian, Jean-Luc Picard, Harley Quinn, and, of course...a Witcher in a tub.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Marvel, Disney, Netflix, Streaming, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, A24, Marvel Studios, DC Entertainment, Cbs All Access, Valentines Day, Watchmen, The Witcher, Midsommar

Okay Kaya’s Valentine’s Day Playlist for COOL HUNTING

"I wanna tickle that little part of the back of people’s brains," the Norwegian musician tells us “Making a playlist for someone is a big deal to me,” Norwegian singer/songwriter Okay Kaya (aka Kaya Wilkins) says, when discussing the Valentine’s Day playlist she crafted for us. “I wanna tickle that little part of the back of people’s brains.” But ultimately, she says the question “Will …
Tags: Music, Design, Disco, Pop, Culture, Indie, Playlists, Folk, Songwriters, Singers, Valentines Day, Kaya, Okay Kaya, Kaya Wilkins

8 Tabletop RPGs That Are Way Hotter Than Valentine's Day 'Love Coupons'

The tabletop industry has skyrocketed over the past decade, but there’s one sad truth we all must face: It’s really hard to find a horny board game. Read more...
Tags: Science, Romance, Love, Board Games, RPG, Valentines Day, Tabletop Games, Fog Of Love

Would These 5 Robot Couples Be a Match Made in Computing Heaven?

Many of our fictional robot friends are chronically dateless, but we think all robots are deserving of love. With Valentine’s Day approaching, the io9 video lab decided to run some experiments. We dimmed the lights, lit some candles, popped some champagne, and sat upon our rotating love bed to intently ponder:  Which…Read more...
Tags: Video, Science, Romance, Love, Robots, Valentines Day

Valentine Children’s Sermon (Matthew 5:21-37) Object Lesson

Use this Children’s Message around Valentine’s Day. The theme is “What is Love?” and uses common Valentine’s Day props for a Bible Object Lesson. Download the teaching notes below, gather your supplies, and watch our Children’s Sermon example video. Watch this video on YouTube. “What is True Love?” Children’s Sermon Object Lesson for Valentine’s Day Main Objective: Children often hear about and talk about love from early ages, but they might not always unders...
Tags: Religion, Jerusalem, Jesus, John, Matthew, Valentine, Valentines Day, Object Lessons, Luke, Raca, NIV, New International Version NIV, Featured This Week, Sermons for Kids, Sermon Matthew, Valentine Children 's Sermon Matthew

Heart Craft Ideas about the Love of Jesus (for Valentine’s Day)

Use these heart crafts to teach about the love of Jesus. These crafts are ideal for Kids Church or Sunday School leading up to Valentine’s Day. Watch the demonstration video, gather your craft supplies, and print the directions below. Watch this video on YouTube. “Love One Another” Heart Craft ideas about Christ’s Love What does love mean? Love one another!  Craft Ideas for Enjoying and Sharing Christ’s Love Love is something the Bible discusses extensively and is a top...
Tags: Crafts, Religion, Jesus, John, Christ, Valentines Day, John 4:19, Kids Church

Donnie and Joe Emerson’s “Baby” Heart-Shaped Vinyl Edition

Donnie and Joe Emerson’s superb love song “Baby” is even more romantic on this red, heart-shaped vinyl. Recorded for the brothers’ album Dreamin’ Wild, in 1977, the song finally received the attention and admiration it so deserved 33 years later. Now the album’s standout song, the lo-fi, soulful ballad, has been covered countless times, but the original is available on this kitschy limited edition seven-inch.
Tags: Music, Design, Soul, Records, Vinyl, Valentines Day, Donnie, Joe Emerson

8 Sorta Romantic But Definitely Nerdy Movies to Stream for Valentine's Day

Most folks can content themselves with swooning over The Notebook, but nerdy genre fans might want a little time-jumping or severed limbs or robots to go along with their romantic movies. We’ve scoured the big streaming services to find 10 geeky movies all about love, just in time for Valentine’s Day viewing.Read more...
Tags: Science, Romance, Horror, Fantasy, Disney, Netflix, Animation, Streaming, Sci Fi, Hulu, Valentines Day, Amazon Studios, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tuck Everlasting, The Rocketeer

4 Clever and Creative Ideas on How to Sway Your Partner to Move in With You

Moving in together is a major step in any relationship, and some partners face difficulties broaching the subject with a partner. Taking the step requires the couple to combine everything from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Parenting, Fitness, Home Decor, Relationships, Valentines Day

Order Valentine's Day Flowers Right Now

Thinking about buying someone flowers for Valentine’s Day? You better hurry, because prices aren’t going to get any cheaper.Read more...
Tags: Gifts, Lifehacks, Flowers, Valentines Day

Moving in Together Too Soon and Another 9 Things You Should Never Rush in a Relationship

Studies show that moving in too soon with a romantic partner can have detrimental effects on the relationship. The Insitute for Family Studies mentions that some common problems include increased... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Jewelry, Parenting, Fitness, Relationships, Lifestyle, Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Green Dream

Sweet presents that forgo the cliche red and pink for minty hues Whether you believe Valentine’s Day is a sham or a delightful excuse to shower a loved one with adoration, we at COOL HUNTING avoid the roses, teddy bears, red and pink color schemes on 14 February. Instead, to celebrate the somewhat contentious holiday this year, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite green …
Tags: Food, Art, Jewelry, Accessories, Music, Design, Prints, Gifts, Records, Plants, Vinyl, Limited Edition, Chocolate, Candles, Interiors, Valentine

Valentine’s Gift Bag

Hearts are the universal symbol for love. In my latest Gifted with Love Pouches, I have used non traditional colours for a more subtle effect. I had the perfect tiny heart fabric (Dear Stella) in my stash. The background of tiny hearts in navy and beige mirrors the foundation paper pieced heart on the front. The paper pieced heart is made from Charleston florals (Art Gallery), combined with Les Petits dots (Art Gallery). Striped lining is also Les Petits. These sweet Valentines ...
Tags: Food, Sewing, Heart, Valentine, Valentines Day, Charleston, Sewing & Quilting Patterns, Les Petits, A Spoonful Of Sugar Designs, Foundation Paper Piecing, Dear Stella

Gifted with Love Pouch

Gifts are extra special when they are gifted in a beautiful pouch. My latest design – Gifted with Love Pouch – is perfectly sized to hold a gift card, jewellery, or small gift. In this version, I have combined red and pink in the foundation paper pieced heart that is the feature of the pouch. The light grey background fabric makes the heart pop. The pouch is fully lined and has boxed corners on the base. I have used Chinese knot cord for the drawstring which is available in lots of...
Tags: Food, Sewing, Heart, Valentines Day, Sewing & Quilting Patterns, Pdf Pattern, Foundation Paper Piecing, Sewing Pattern

Loving Chocolate is a Healthy Attraction

Valentine’s Day is a holiday where dreams come true. This opinion comes from chocolate lovers everywhere, as this wonderful occasion would be incomplete without decadent treats covered, filled,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Parenting, Holidays, Fitness, Chocolate, Valentines Day, Natural Solutions

Prom Hair Tutorial, Dress and Shoes!

GRWM Prom! Come join us as she gets ready for her first Prom.  Hey guys! A few weeks ago my daughter went to the Prom at her High School. We filmed as she got her Prom hairstyle done, showing step by step how to recreate it in a tutorial for you. She chose to wear a pretty updo with braids and twists and a sparkly headband as an accessory. Easy Prom Hairstyle Tutorial:   (Click here to watch the tutorial directly on YouTube.)This updo is great for long hair, but would also work for shorter hai...
Tags: Videos, Lifestyle, Best, Prom, Buns, Braids, Flower Girl Hairstyles, Up Dos, Headbands, Twists, Valentines Day, Princess Hairstyles, Clothing And Fashion

In Defense of Valentines Day

Ok, I am the first to admit that this is an unusual plea from a hard-driving, rational physicist turned Venture Capitalist. So, what on Earth am I doing defending this Hallmark Holiday?Indulge me while I make this connection. One of the things that I care about professionally is to future proof startups and equip them with what they need to make their business a resounding success. How do we do that in an environment where odds are 9 out 10 startups fail? And does it have to be this way?There i...
Tags: Startups, News, Entrepreneurship, Love, Oksana, Brendon Burchard, Austin Startups, Valentines-day, Mental-health, Denise What

How to Set Your Friends Up On a Date

So it’s finally happened. You’ve met someone great. They’re smart, they’re attractive, they have a job—and they’re perfect for your needlessly picky friend. We’ve all been there, you have one friend who’d be great for another and you’re positive they’d hit it off. But setting them up is easier said than done, unlike a…Read more...
Tags: Romance, Friends, Love, Dating, Lifehacks, Valentines Day

Have a Successful First Date by Planning the Same Date Every Time

Dating, of course, is a delicate dance with many unknown factors at any given moment.Read more...
Tags: Dating, Lifehacks, Valentines Day, Joels Hot Takes

The Morning Watch: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ VFX Compilation, ‘Valentine’s Day’ is the Worst & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a compilation of visual effects breakdowns for Avengers: Infinity War, including some new glimpses behind the scenes we hadn’t seen before. Plus, find out why Valentine’s Day might be the worst romanti...
Tags: Movies, Owen Wilson, Avengers, Visual Effects, Avengers: Infinity War, Rebel Wilson, Valentine, Wilson, Priyanka Chopra, Video Of The Day, Adam DeVine, Wilson Adam DeVine, Valentines-day, Isn't It Romantic, The Morning Watch

Channel Tres Valentine’s Day Playlist For Cool Hunting

Sweet, sexy and everything between in this collection of tunes by the LA-based artist Ahead of his tour and EP release, LA-based producer/songwriter/vocalist Channel Tres kindly created a Valentine’s Day playlist just for COOL HUNTING readers. The focus isn’t necessarily romantic love, as he tells us, “Anything can make you feel love.” It makes sense then, that his playlist spans hip-hop to electronic, soul and beyond. From …
Tags: Music, Design, La, Soul, Dance, Culture, Playlists, Electronic, Valentines Day, Channel Tres

9 Geeky and Occasionally Romantic Movies to Stream on Valentine's Day

It’s the most romantic season—but it’s also go-for-broke tax time, and your well-worn DVDs of The Princess Bride and Shaun of the Dead could use a rest. Fear not, nerds! We’ve scoured the three big streaming services to find sweet (and not-so-sweet) genre picks perfect for Valentine’s Day viewing.Read more...
Tags: Science, Love, Netflix, Streaming, Hulu, Valentines Day, Shaun, Amazon Studios

How To Heart Hairstyle, Double Linked Heart Ponytail

We wanted to share one more cute, last minute, heart hairstyle today before Valentine's Day is over! Have you decided how you are going to wear your hair for Valentine's this year? In this tutorial, we are using a technique we saw on "Cute Girls Hairstyles" a few years ago to make these hearts. We love this double linked heart ponytail because it is adorable and fairly quick and easy to [Author: Princess Hairstyles]
Tags: Videos, Lifestyle, Valentine, Ponytails, Flower Girl Hairstyles, Valentines Day, Princess Hairstyles

Where to Vacation on Valentine's Day if You're Single 

Even if you claim to not care about Valentine’s Day, it’s pretty hard to avoid thinking about it. Love gets shoved in your face everywhere you turn—so, perhaps it’s time to wander through the desert alone?Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Single, Death Valley, Valentines Day

How to Nail Your First Valentine's Day Dinner 

So you’ve decided to stay in this year and cook a nice Valentine’s Day dinner for your sweetie. There’s just one problem: You have absolutely no idea what you’re doing. That’s okay! We’re here to help. Read more...
Tags: Food, Cooking, How To, Lifehacks, Valentines Day, Meal Planning, Prep Work

Love Is In The Air

One year, I gave my team members a gift for Valentine’s Day. It was a small box of chocolates and a few office trinkets—colorful pens, clips, and the like. I wanted to express my gratitude and say that they mattered. I took a lot of guff from my team, colleagues, boss, and others for being “mushy” and “girlie.” I never again took Valentine gifts to work, and now I look back with regret for not standing my ground. Really, why can’t there be more love in the workplace? Not the romantic Eros kind t...
Tags: Leadership, Love, Trust, Inspiration, Listening, Authenticity, Valentine, Valentines Day, Carl Rogers, Unconditional Positive Regard