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Speed Dating

Your 5 Biggest Dating Mistakes

Francesca Hogi | Posted 12.15.2016 | Style
Francesca Hogi

For most people, the risk of being ignored online is less painful than risking someone saying to your face "I'm not interested." And so technology becomes a digital crutch that works as substitute for the face-to-face courtship humans have engaged in since the beginning of time.

#WomenStartupChallenge Winner SoftSpot Is Changing the Wearable Tech World

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.11.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

(left, Kat Alexander of SIREN, and right, Sabine Seymour of SoftSpot) The Women Startup Challenge took place at Microsoft in Times Square. You may ha...

Presidential Debates and Speed Dating

Chad Stone LD | Posted 11.09.2016 | Divorce
Chad Stone LD

That's right, the sound bites rolling off the candidates' tongues reminded me of that great American invention, speed dating, which enables lucky men and women to go out on a dozen dates in a single evening.

I Went to a 'Tops' and 'Bottoms' Speed-Dating Event

Metro | Posted 05.11.2016 | Queer Voices

"No one here believes I'm a top," I thought to myself while taking the first sip of my second overpriced beer. I was less than halfway through a night of gay speed dating for "bottoms" and "tops" and had already been asked three times if I was in the right group.

Build Trust in Your Team in No Time!

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Even in organizations where the work is mostly done on an individual level, we see impressive results when people are allowed to be engaged and focused around common challenges or opportunities.

What It's Like To Try Speed Dating At 70

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 02.18.2015 | Fifty

As of 2012, only 57 percent of people 65 and older in America were married. So how is the other 43 percent finding love if they haven't already? Perha...

Guys Unknowingly Go On Blind Date With Stunt Driver, Totally Lose It

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women

In a fun nod to Valentine's Day, Ford set up unsuspecting men on a blind date with a professional stunt driver. At first she pretends to struggle w...

Feeling Desperate? Don't Worry. No One Can Tell

Sara Eckel | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

People mean well when they try to reconfigure our emotions and our personalities to meet the cultural ideal of a desirable romantic partner. They just want us to be happy. But not only do these "rules" make us feel terrible, they also don't hold up to scrutiny.

How to Fall in Love in 15 Seconds

Jessica Pan | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Jessica Pan

He said that all he does is study and he did not laugh at any of my jokes. I asked him what his deal breaker was. "People who make a joke out of everything." I looked down at my own notecard, on which I had scrawled, "People who take life too seriously. And mouth breathers."

Playground Speed Dating

Sarah Fader | Posted 05.07.2014 | Parents
Sarah Fader

It turns out that I've been involved in a similar activity to speed dating and I didn't even realize it: Playground speed dating!

Why DIY Speed-Dating Is the Best Way to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Anne Vitiello | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women
Anne Vitiello

The 14th of February. Who's cringing? Hopeful? Excited? Indifferent? Perhaps you have become a full-on cynic toward the whole thing at this point, done with the overpriced flowers and boring prix fixe menus, not impressed by creative alternatives?

Speed Dating: 'Star Wars' Style

Posted 08.12.2013 | Comedy

In case you've ever wondered what dating Jar Jar Binks or Chewbacca would be like, this is the video for you. Welcome to "Star Wars" speed dating. You...

Skinny-People Only Speed Dating Is Back

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.16.2013 | Women

Speed-dating events for skinny people exist -- and journalist Rachel Rabbit White attended one undercover. In April, White went to one of On Speed ...

Why You Should Try Speed Dating

Kate Mirkin | Posted 06.04.2013 | Women
Kate Mirkin

"OMG. Are you serious?" That was the common reaction from my girlfriends when I told them, a bit sheepishly, that I had signed up for a speed dating event.

'Dance Moms': Abby Lee Miller Goes Speed Dating

Posted 03.06.2013 | TV

The ladies of "Dance Moms" came up with a theory as to why Abby Lee Miller is so high strung and tense all the time. She just needed to learn to loose...

Yoga Speed-Dating?

The Boulder Daily Camera | Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.16.2013 | Denver

This kind of speed-dating focuses on slowing down. A dozen single barefoot men and women wearing stretch pants and T-shirts are randomly paired up. T...

Speed Daters' Brains Reveal Reason For Instant Attraction

Posted 11.07.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/06/2012 05:12 PM EST on LiveScience How do you know when you're attracted to a new...

Andy Campbell

Sci-Fi Speed Dating SCANDAL (Plus Comic Con Photos) | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.16.2012 | Weird News

Real-life dates can break real-life hearts. Sci-Fi Speed Dating was a hit for self-proclaimed geeks and nerds at New York Comic Con this year -- 20...

The Best Time I Went Speed-Dating

The Hairpin | Posted 07.16.2012 | Women

Approximately two months after the man I thought I was going to have babies with and I broke up, I decided to plunge back into the dating scene. I had...

WATCH: Every Horrible Thing About Dating In Your 20's

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 08.29.2012 | Comedy

Emma Koenig, the blogger behind "Fuck, I'm in My 20's" and the soon-to-be-released book of the same title, has teamed up with Dave Seger to make a vid...

Speed Dating for Men Who Want to Meet A Skinny Woman

Kate Fridkis | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

"Guys, no need to worry about meeting a biggie-size chick "down-sizing" to an 8 like when you're dating online. We'll be checking labels at the door!"

Adventures In Speed Dating

Christine Eads | Posted 06.18.2012 | Women
Christine Eads

It was just like a conveyor belt, but instead of delicious gourmet chocolates speeding past us, we had Milk Duds.

Fast Ain't Necessarily Better

Michele Willens | Posted 06.16.2012 | Women
Michele Willens

A man once explained he'd grown a beard because not shaving saved him ten minutes every morning. He then shaved it off because "it turned out I had nothing to do for ten minutes." I get it.

James Blake, CHERYL, Speed Dating With The Smiths: What To Do This Weekend

Posted 02.10.2012 | New York

James Blake DJ Set Where: Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street; (212) 505-3474 When: Sunday, 9PM Price: $20 in advance, $25 at door James Blake ...

Speed Dating 101.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 03.27.2012 | Style
Meredith Fineman

Everyone should try it. It definitely doesn't make you a loser. It's just efficient. Like a sushi conveyor belt, for your pants.