VALENTINES DAY

Earthquake California: Valentine's Day 2012 Tremor

Just one day after a 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit northern California, two other earthquakes hit nearby early Valentine's Day: a 5.1-magnitude quake in northwest Mexico and a 3-magnitude earthquake in southern California.

Plenty Find Love Online, Where Lies Abound: Study

Half of American adults know someone who found love online, and while the Internet plays a more important role than before in starting relationships it is also a forum for cheating and lies that ends them, according to a survey released on Monday.

Valentine's Day 2012 Gift Deal: Free Nokia Lumia 710 Smartphone from Engadget

Tech blog Engadget is giving away five free Nokia Lumia 710 smartphones for Valentine's Day 2012, and if you want the gift deal, here's what you need to do. Go to the Engadget Web site and leave a comment on the contest page. Winners will be chosen at random, and it doesn't matter what you post in the comments. The catch is, you have to be 18, and the phones only run on the T-Mobile network, service not included. So, you get a free phone and then pony up for the data plan and contract.

‘Breaking Dawn’ DVD Outsells ‘Eclipse,’ Not ‘New Moon,’‘Twilight’

The fourth and final installment of The Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn -- Part 1 is on pace to outsell he previous Twilight movie DVDs and Blu-ray discs, selling 3.2 million units in the weekend leading up to Valentine's Day. Sales are 18 percent more than the third Twilight movie, Eclipse, which sold 2.7 million units its first weekend of release according to the Chicago Tribune.

Valentine's Day Deals 2012: Spam Awaits Unsuspecting Lovers

Cupid is not the only one who is busy shooting his arrows on Valentine Day's. Using social engineering methods such as stimulative and romantic, sweet title or catchy words, spammers are also targeting consumers who are trying to find a good gift online for his/her Valentine, warns global computer security firm Kaspersky lab

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Croatia's Museum of Broken Hearts Expects Valentine's Day Spike

Valentine's Day 2012: Croatia's Museum of Broken Relationships Expects Holiday Surge

The museum, which collects relics from past breakups, is expecting to double the amount of visitors who usually stop in on Valentine's Day 2012. We might say it's a love museum, says co-founder Drazen Grubisic, just upside down. Learn about the objects that have been left there, and find out how the museum was founded in the first place.
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Valentine's Day Gifts 2012: 10 Last Minute, Affordable Gift Ideas For Him and Her

It's almost Valentine's Day 2012. For those who haven't planned ahead, putting together a romantic but affordable gift at the last minute can seem daunting. Not to worry: here are ten free or affordable gift ideas for him and for her on Feb. 14, with little to no prep work required. Forget chocolates and flowers: give your date something something truly special for the romantic holiday.
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Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Shoppers In For a Deflating Surprise

Last minute Valentine's Day gift shoppers hoping to surprise their paramours with a bouquet of balloons are in for a deflating surprise this year. A global helium shortage is causing supply-chain disruptions for gift shop owners, raising the possibility that there won't be enough of the lighter-than-air gas to fill out the tens of thousands of foil hearts, flowers and puppies gifted every February 14.
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