18.37, Friday 11 Feb 2011

My Life Portable Console Virtual Life Simulator: it's pink, it looks like a rubbish Gameboy, it's an isometric first-person simulation of the life of a teenage girl. You can chat with boys and argue with your dad.

According to the massive stats crunching of the dating site OKCupid, the best question to ask to figure out whether a girl will sleep with you on the first date is "Do you like the taste of beer?" (By best, I mean "most predictive.")

And: No matter their gender or orientation, beer-lovers are 60% more likely to be okay with sleeping with someone they've just met. Sadly, this is the only question with a meaningful correlation for women. For men there are a few others: Q: In a certain light, wouldn't nuclear war be exciting?

Finally: videos of waiters who are monkeys wearing doll masks.