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Raising the Bar: 9 Even More Elaborate Proposals

The modern custom of the elaborate public surprise proposal gives us lots of smiles and a few vicarious tears of happiness, even if we wouldn’t want such publicity for ourselves. We’ve posted several lists of them in the past. It’s just lovely to know people in love will go to so much trouble to express [...]

DNA Proposal

What do wanna bet these two met at work? A biologist wanted to propose to his girlfriend, who is also a biologist. He asked her to image his electrophoresis gel, (wink wink) if you know what I mean. But it was a special mixture of DNA fragments he cooked up just for the occasion. They’re 5 [...]

Reading up on The Boss: The Springsteen Special Collection

It shouldn’t be a big surprise to you guys—or anyone stuck driving with me—that I’m a Bruce Springsteen fan (exhibits A, B and C, and stay tuned for my special Boss Birthday Blowout next month). So imagine my excitement when I discovered that the Asbury Park Public Library houses the Bruce Springsteen Special Collection, possibly [...]