A Valentine's Day card from 1912 depicting Cupid

Why Cupid Rules Valentine’s Day

The rascally cherub has been part of Valentine's Day lore since Chaucer’s time.
A phone with a heart-shaped lock on its screen and roses in the background

Ditch the Smartphone and Smell the Roses This Valentine’s Day

Digital detox services may be just as important for your health as a chemical detoxification
A box of antique jewelry.

What Love Tokens Can Tell Us About Poor Women in Early Modern England

Poor English women imbued everyday objects with an emotional power that they gave and received. These were known as love tokens. 
Difficult choice between reason and passion.

Is There a Part of the Brain That Correlates To Feelings of Love?

Studying the anterior insula, a prune-sized region tucked away at the base of the brain, may provide interesting clues. 

The Love Birds of Valentine’s Day

A little history behind the love birds that inspired Chaucer to invent Valentine's Day, the well-known celebration of love. 

The Origins of St. Valentine’s Day

The complicated origins of St. Valentine's Day.