News tagged with valentines day

Probing Question: How did Valentine's Day start?

Never mind the 160 million greeting cards that will be purchased for Valentine's Day this year. Forget about the 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolates that will pass from giver to recipient. Long before ...

Feb 14, 2011
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Roses are red, but not 'green'

For many Americans, giving your significant other a dozen sweet-smelling roses is the ultimate symbol of Valentine's Day affection, but it might not be the best expression of love for your planet.

Feb 11, 2011
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What's love got to do with it?

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, a UQ study is shedding light on differences in relationships between people of different cultures, especially Chinese and non-Chinese backgrounds.

Feb 01, 2011
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Probing Question: What predicts a happy marriage?

You’ve planned the perfect Valentine’s Day, booked the candlelit restaurant, bought chocolate and flowers. (Or, depending on your darling's taste, bought tickets to a monster truck rally.) The night couldn’t have gone ...

Feb 19, 2009
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Cheap love costs the Earth

Ecology and conservation biologist at the University of Leicester, Dr David Harper, who has conducted research for over 25 years at Lake Naivasha in Kenya, today warned that cut-price Valentine roses exported for sale in ...

Feb 13, 2009
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