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Send This Video of Maggots Eating a Heart-Shaped Donut to Your Love

There are only so many ways to say “I love you,” and sometimes tried-and-true expressions of affection just won’t cut it. On this Valentine’s Day, you can really spice things up by sending your partner this video of wriggling maggots eating a heart-shaped donut.

Black Mirror Just Ruined My Marriage Black Mirror Just Ruined My Marriage

Over the course of just a few seasons, Black Mirror has ruined social media, political engagement, augmented reality, nerd culture, video gaming, and basically everything else—so of course love would be next. This Valentine’s Day, Black Mirror’s new social media campaign brings its True Love Test to the real world,…

Love Conquers All, at Least When It Uses Our Special Valentine's Day Cards Love Conquers All, at Least When It Uses Our Special Valentine's Day Cards

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and—what?! You haven’t bought your loved one a valentine yet? Or, rather, you bought one and it sucked because it wasn’t from io9? Lucky for you, we’re here to help with our annual batch of super-special Valentine’s Day cards for all the nerds and geeks in your life. Because we just love…

These Asexual Animals Don’t Need Love on Valentine’s Day (or Any Day) These Asexual Animals Don’t Need Love on Valentine’s Day (or Any Day)

Does all the stress of finding a partner get you down? Do you ever wish you could just start a family of your own, with kids that looked just like you, but without all of the trouble of finding another individual to mix sex cells with?

Total Shipshow: Wonder Woman and Batman Is the Relationship Gotham Needs Total Shipshow: Wonder Woman and Batman Is the Relationship Gotham Needs

Batman might currently be cozied up to Catwoman, but there’s another leading lady who deserves to wear the batring. Since it’s Valentine’s Day, it seemed like the perfect time to debut our brand-new video series, “Total Shipshow,” where we have people tell us all about their favorite ships. This week, Managing Editor…

Facebook Tries to Make Going 'FB Official' Cool Again Facebook Tries to Make Going 'FB Official' Cool Again

Facebook really wants you to make it “FB official,” send your loved one a fuck-ton of cascading hearts, communicate in heart-eyes emoji, and keep tabs on your partner’s availability to chat. It’s almost as if Facebook has a fundamental misunderstanding of how people are using its platform.

12 Streaming Movies for Nerdy Romantics on Valentine's Day 12 Streaming Movies for Nerdy Romantics on Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us, so we’ve scoured the big three streaming services—Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime—for movies that meld geeky themes with love. Some are tragic, some are salty, and some even involve zombies. Ain’t love grand?

AI-Generated Candy Heart Messages Let Your 'Sweat Poo' Know It's 'Time 2 Wank' AI-Generated Candy Heart Messages Let Your 'Sweat Poo' Know It's 'Time 2 Wank'

A lot of people are banking on a future ruled by artificial intelligence, but in its current form, AI can still be hilariously dumb.

Watch Some Animals Eat Each Other While They Bone Watch Some Animals Eat Each Other While They Bone

Humans do some pretty freaky shit in the bedroom, but it usually falls short of decapitating and eating each other. Some of our cousins in the animal kingdom do not avoid these trifling taboos.

Facebook Will Helpfully Remind You of All Your Romantic Mistakes Today Facebook Will Helpfully Remind You of All Your Romantic Mistakes Today

Today is Valentine’s Day—a great excuse to spend a romantic evening with your significant other(s), and a pretty cool time to work on commission at a jewelry store. But for every couple or polyamorous gaggle sharing swigs of cheap wine, there are plenty of single people just trying to forget about the sickening level…

This Plane Fucks

Happy Valentine’s Day! On Twitter Monday night, American Airlines effectively declared itself the unofficial airline of BDSM. As evidenced by the tweet—a magnificent black and white photo of a glistening American Airlines jet—this plane fucks.

Fearing Cannibalism, Aquarium Cancels Octopus Sex Show on Valentine's Day Fearing Cannibalism, Aquarium Cancels Octopus Sex Show on Valentine's Day

At the Seattle Aquarium, the annual tradition of watching live octopuses bone on Valentine’s Day was canceled last night. Why? Cannibalism concerns, of course.

Valentine's Day. Bummer.  Valentine's Day. Bummer. 

Get ready for the end of the world, folks.

Happy Valentine's Day, Here's a Terrifying Teddy Bear That Tears Its Own Face Off

If you and your significant other refuse to buy into another manufactured Hallmark holiday, here’s the perfect counter-programming to share so all your friends and followers on social media know exactly how you feel.

8 Science Fiction Movies That You Didn't Realize Were Love Stories 8 Science Fiction Movies That You Didn't Realize Were Love Stories

The best movies are never what you think they are. You sit down expecting one thing, and then you get that, and so much more. One of the threads most commonly hidden in films, especially genre films, is a real romance. So in honor of Valentine’s Day, here are eight science fiction movies that are secretly romances.

Nothing Says 'I Love You' This Valentine's Day Like a Bouquet of Dinosaurs Nothing Says 'I Love You' This Valentine's Day Like a Bouquet of Dinosaurs

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away, but there’s no reason to get all stressed out about it because ThinkGeek has the perfect way to say “I love you.” Instead of the cliched chocolates or roses, why not give your significant other a stunning bouquet of tiny plush dinosaurs?

12 Photos Of Love 12 Photos Of Love

Love. Is there anything more important? No. Which is why, even though Valentine's Day may be over, you still have nothing more important to do then check out the 12 photos of love, submitted for this week's Shooting Challenge.

The Best Valentine's Day Gift I Ever Got Was This Flash Drive The Best Valentine's Day Gift I Ever Got Was This Flash Drive

I hate Valentine's Day. Don't get me wrong — I enjoy romance, and being in love, and all that crap. I just despise all the bullshit ads about buying flowers and candy and state-sanctioned representations of erotic attachment. That's why I got a warm glow inside when my sweetie gave me this awesome flash drive and…

Even Valentine's Day Haters Won't Be Able To Resist These Sea Creatures Even Valentine's Day Haters Won't Be Able To Resist These Sea Creatures

Behold, as otters and penguins at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium enjoy their custom-frozen V-Day treats. And the good people at Shedd filmed it, so that even the darkest hearts could find a reason to melt juuuuust a little on this most polarizing of holidays.

9 Sad Valentine's Gifts for Very Lonely People 9 Sad Valentine's Gifts for Very Lonely People

Valentine's Day is finally here. And in keeping with tradition, the lonely hearts amongst us will spend the evening partaking in a sacred ritual known as "human Cathy comic." But it doesn't have to be this way! There's an entire world of products out there designed for the express purpose of helping you lie to…

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