The NRA deleted a post encouraging people to buy guns for Valentines Day after Florida school shooting

Whitney Curtis/Getty Images The National Rifle Association (NRA) deleted a post encouraging citizens to buy guns for their loved ones on Valentines Day The post was removed within hours of the Florida school shooting. The NRA has been criticized for tone deaf posts in the past. The National Rifle Association (NRA) deleted a tweet on Wednesday […]

VR on Valentine’s Day: The technological evolution of love, connection, and intimacy

GUEST: Connection is difficult. With more distractions, demands on our time, and mediated communications like texting and social media, making time for intimacy and love can be challenging. Holidays such as Valentine’s Day can serve to reinforce this realization, further isolating singles and those who choose alternative lifestyles. There are some who feel technology is […]

Here’s how much you’ll spend on Valentine’s Day

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Americans don’t have the savings to spend the the money they spend on Valentine’s Day. The average American spends over $ 130 on Valentine’s Day each year.  If you’re crafty, there’s a better way to do Valentine’s Day.  Each year, countless Americans shower their loved ones with cards, flowers, chocolates, and other […]

Facebook Messenger to give couples special status starting on Valentine’s Day

Facebook is changing how couples are connected on its Messenger chat app. From February 14 onward, whenever a couple declares they’re in a relationship, Facebook Messenger will open with a shower of hearts, then invite the couple to customize text color, emoji, and nickname. Your significant other will sit atop your contact list, alongside your most frequently […]

27 thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts for men under $25

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. INSIDER has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and with it comes the pressure to find the perfect gift for the ones you love. If you’re seriously stumped on what to get the man […]

30 perfect Valentine’s Day gifts every woman will love

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. In case you haven’t noticed, Valentine’s Day is coming up. Even if it’s already top of mind for you, the perfect Valentine’s Day gift might have proven to […]

The 2018 Ars Technica Valentine’s Day gift guide

(credit: Valentina Palladino) We, the unfeeling and tech-obsessed robots of Ars Technica, are not ones for romance. We’re usually more concerned with the inner workings of operating systems, gaming consoles, and Internet regulation than those of the human heart. But we realize that love is a powerful drug and that Valentine’s Day is a time […]