I took a first date to a sewage treatment plant for Valentine’s Day

I took a first date to a sewage treatment plant for Valentine’s Day

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Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve loved sewage treatment plants

From the moment I first downloaded Sim City to today, I’ve had a deep, abiding passion for wastewater management systems — and wanted to share that part of my life with someone special.

So when I saw that Brooklyn’s very own Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant was having a special Valentine’s Day tour, I hatched a plan. I threw up my most highly-ranked profile picture and put a call out on Tinder, Facebook and OkCupid to find a date.

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94-year-old Irish granny gives sage dating advice

94-year-old Irish granny gives sage dating advice

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If you’re ever after a bit of dating advice, you could do worse than to ask a grandparent – they’ve usually been through it all by their age.

One sage 94-year-old, Eileen, had some particularly succinct advice for her granddaughter Katie O’Connor. “Cheer up,” she told her, adding with a chuckle, “you’ll meet a big man one day and you won’t know what to do with him.”

She also told Katie to steer clear of men from Mayo, in the west of Ireland, because they’re “too small.”

“They aren’t up to your shoulder,” she said with a smile.

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Mark Zuckerberg's brilliant dating advice for young women is to be the nerd they want to date

Mark Zuckerberg’s brilliant dating advice for young women is to be the nerd they want to date

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Mark Zuckerberg has a simple message for young women everywhere: be the nerd you want to see (or date) in the world

On Sunday, one matchmaking grandmother tried to flatter the Facebook CEO by writing in a comment on his Facebook page that she always tells her granddaughters to “date the nerd” because he may just become the next Mark Zuckerberg.

Zuckerberg, who has been responding to many, many comments lately while on paternity leave taking care of his adorable daughter Max, was quick to try (politely) changing the way she thinks about her granddaughters’ future prospects

“Even better would be to encourage them to *be* the nerd in their school,” he wrote, “so they can be the next successful inventor.” Read more…

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