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French Woman to Marry Boyfriend...Who Died Two Years Ago

Romantics may claim that love never dies, but even the most syrupy of lovehearts will find this one a little bit creepy. A grieving French lady has requested that President Francois Hollande gives her permission to marry her deceased boyfriend, and the saucy leader has said yes. Read More >>

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Google Glass Marriage Proposals Show Why Glass Makes Everything Awful

The folks at Google Glass put together a Valentine's Day video showing the Glass-eye view of five couples' marriage proposals. It's cute. It's heartwarming. It's the worst.
I know what you're thinking. "Oh yawn, another angry anti-romance blog post from some nasty internet misanthrope who's still stewing over another Valentine's Day spent watching House of Cards alone." Shut up. This isn't about me. Read More >>

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The Science of Marrying Your Cousin

In modern western society, marrying your cousin is not well accepted. Through a combination of old prejudices and present-day conventional wisdom about inherited birth defects, first cousin marriage is seen by many as a little too close for comfort, as well as a bad idea if you want children. Read More >>

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"Gut Reaction" Scientific Love Test May Predict Chance of a Successful Marriage

Scientists have come up with a modern take on the age old concept of the love test, which they claim successfully measures whether partners are actually suited to each other or just going along with it all for the sake of it. Read More >>

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A Molecular Scientist Wrote This Marriage Proposal in DNA

2012 has been a good year for elaborate marriage proposals but none more impressive perhaps than this anonymous scientist's efforts. He bent the molecular instructions for life itself to his will—or as IOKTBS explains, "DNA amplified to different sized fragments via the polymerase chain reaction, and then seperated [sic] by size on a gel." Either way, it obviously worked. Check out the full image below. Read More >>

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UK Sees Its First Grouposal

Scared of proposing face-to-face? Fiancé-to-be a big fan of daily deals websites? Then start taking notes. Read More >>

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Getting Married in an Undersea Base

Otto Ruttan got married to Leanne in the Aquarius Reef Base on March 26th, 1996. They met at Aquarius during his first day on the job. She was a marine biologist doing aquanaut training and he, being the new guy, was assigned to count laps during the swimming drill. Read More >>

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Facebook Adds Gay and Lesbian Marriage Icons

Facebook will now include special icons for same-sex couples who indicate that they're married on Facebook. Just a few weeks ago, developers realised that Apple introduced same-sex couple emojis in iOS 6. The times they are a-changing. Read More >>

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Is This the Most Epic Marriage Proposal In History? I Don't Really Know, But I Would Say YES!

This is from last week, but since we missed it and yesterday's festivities fell victim to the British summer, I wanted to start the day on a happy note: the most epic and tear-jerking marriage proposal I've ever seen. Read More >>

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Geekiest Marriage Proposal Yet: Binary, Bender Mask, Flying RC Shark

Raising the bar on nerdy wedding proposals, YouTuber doctorpappa (possibly not a real doctor) decided to ask his girlfriend to marry him by donning a paper-mache Futurama Bender mask, and popping the question in binary. Read More >>

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CES Nerds Can Get Married In an Apple Store-Lookalike Vegas Wedding Chapel

...Though they don't need to stress about finding a member of the opposite sex to force into marrying them, as pop-up wedding chapel iDo also performs commitment ceremonies; fake weddings and even pet weddings. Taking design cues from Apple's retail stores, iDo at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas also gives newlyweds rings made out of erasers, because nothing says love like rubbing out the words on your marriage certificate after you come to your senses the following day. Read More >>

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Watch This Guy's Heart Get Ripped-Out Live on Jumbo Vision When His Mid-Game Proposal Backfires

There aren’t many more humiliating things to happen to you if you’re a man than being turned down by the woman you love when you propose to them. But if you happen to be on camera at the time, up on the big screen of a basketball game, on “Mistletoe Cam” no less – that’s just got to be truly gut wrenching. I’m cringing just thinking about it. Ouch. Read More >>

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This Guy Proposed to His Girlfriend with Internet Memes

Attention lonely internet lurkers, there are girls out there who totally "get" our internet humour and still love us! Like Audrey, the lovely girl in this video who was proposed to by her boyfriend Tim with internet memes. Watch the video, it's so gosh darn cute. Read More >>

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