Weekend Wrap Up 2.14.15

It's a put on a cable knit sweater, fuzzy socks, and sit by the fire kind of weekend here in Nashville. If only I actually had a fireplace... My husband and I are slated to have the best Valentine's Day ever. We have no plans at all which to me is the recipe for a perfect Saturday. I may just lay on the couch eating chocolate, wearing slippers and enjoying a Netflix marathon all day long. Ahhh-mazing! What do you have planned for Valentine's Day? If you're feeling the love, check out this week's more romantic health news. 

How do you know if someone is actually flirting with you? Science says female flirts laugh, smile and give a coy gaze (you know the one). Males are more likely to show interest by leaning into the interaction and adopting an open body posture. 

Valentine's Day isn't just lame, it's dangerous- according to this author, anyway. From an analysis of condom sales to post-coital heart attacks he looks at February 14th health risks. 

Playing the dating game? Take care in selecting your screen name. In an analysis of the best ways to find love in the digital world, researchers found that choosing a screen name starting with a letter in the first half of the alphabet was as important as an attractive photo. 

13 things that happen when you fall in love, according to science (spoiler alert- it's mostly just chemicals). 

The man who said some women's bodies "just don't actually work" for yoga pants resigns from the Lululemon board. The activewear designer doesn't sell pants in a size larger than 12.

A Michigan man has been arrested for making more then 100 9-1-1 calls in a month. Police located him via cell phone signal and uncovered 7 cell phones and a police scanner in his residence. He claims he made the calls out of "drunken boredom". 

Your brain might want that soda because it's easy to pick up. Coca-cola redesigned it's bottles in 2008 to make them easier to pour. The result? Increased sales. Researchers say the effect is all about how the body influences the mind. 

Beauty may not be in the eye of the beholder. Actually, it's all about how you smell. Here's what your pheremones reveal about your love life

Hospitals in Greece have fallen on such tough times that patients are hiring their own nurses. Often, the nurses are illegal immigrants with little or no training. To further the tragedy, the country's properly trained RN's are now finding themselves unemployed. 

The Valentine's Day that almost wasn't. After a freak jet ski accident, this teen saves his girlfriend's life. 

Aphrodesiac appeal- 20 romantic recipes for Valentine's Day and the explanations behind their tantalizing ingredients. 

 

Happy Valentine's Day!