Valentine’s Day

Our Guide For Last-Minute Valentines

Whether you’re spending this evening with a loved one, a future ex, somebody you grabbed off the street, or desperately trying to pick up a last-minute gift, our last-minute guide to Valentine’s Day has got you covered.

There’s no substitute for physical contact, despite the best efforts of Emojis (god bless ‘em). With the Android and iPhone app Couple, however, you can get awful close. Send your better half your location, videos, drawings, photos, messages, lists, date invitations, even match your thumb up to the screen, E.T.-style, in real time. »
Name a Roach

Relationship on the rocks, but not sure how to break it off? Try naming a roach after your future ex. This sounds like a joke, but the Bronx Zoo is allowing regular folks like you to name one of its Madagascar hissing roaches (sounds lovely, doesn’t it?) with proceeds going to charity. You’ll be single in no time! »
Crazy Blind Date

Being single has its benefits. Like having the freedom to use an app that will set you up with a complete stranger who just happens to be nearby. The free app for iPhone and Android uses OK Cupid’s matchmaking know-how, so there’s even a chance you’ll spend next Valentine’s Day with them. Maybe. »
Everyone’s Mixtape

It’s one thing to get a handwritten note, but a mixtape? Now there’s an art form dying an undeserved death. Well, not if Everyone’s Mixtape has anything to say about it. Search for the songs of your choosing and the site packages them up in 60, 90, or 120 minute playlists to share with the belle or beaux of your choice. »