Valentine's Day


The Fallout from Parkland Isn't Over Yet for Florida Law Enforcement

Florida’s state panel chose not to renew accreditation for Broward, one of the largest law enforcement groups in the state.


This Lonely Man Tricked a Couple into Buying Him a Steak for Valentine's Day

Stephen Bonser pretended to be stood up at a chain restaurant all night, tweeting about it the entire evening, to see if somebody would cover a sad person's bill.


It's Friday, February 15, and Here's How to Get a Free Meal at Outback

Plus, don't tell your fellow members of Parliament that you just committed petty theft.


Stories of Grand Romantic Gestures Gone Horribly, Horribly Wrong

Valentines Day sucks, but these botched expressions of love suck worse.


These Photographers Make Surprisingly Fresh Photos of Flowers

From reimagining a romantic gesture to sci-fi fantasies, these seven photographers give flowers some fire and soul.


How to Trick Your Ex into Thinking You're Thriving

A handy guide for not actually getting over your ex, but to make it appear like you have, which is obviously more important.


Inside the Valentine's Day Rush at See's Candy Factory

As you can imagine, a candy factory smells excellent.


A Real Hot Mess: How Grits Got Weaponized Against Cheating Men

Understanding the Black women who seized a common pantry item—and, with it, power.


Doms and Subs Tell Us About the Tricky Ways They Express Love

Because sometimes saying “I love you” ruins the roleplay.


My Love for Necco's Original Formula Sweethearts Caused an Existential Crisis

Ever since Necco changed their recipe in 2010, the classic candy hearts haven't been as crunchy—and the originals are getting harder to find.


Valentine's Day Cards to Strike Terror into the Hearts of Your Loved Ones

Instead of investing in a corporate greeting card this season, try one of these.


How to Tell If Someone Is Over You, According to Their Zodiac Sign

Cancers basically invented ghosting.