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[2006-08-17] Love is on the net for young Irish singles
ARE you single, Irish and living in Britain?Then a new Irish internet dating agency might be just what you are looking for. Eiresingles.com is one of the latest on-line agencies which has taken the dating scene by storm.Helping Irish people living abroad find their ideal Irish partner, more and more people are turning to the internet in search of love.While Irish men have long been renowned for their ability to enchant the opposite sex at the drop of a hat it now seems they have to rely on their electronic skills rather than their accents.With one in 10 single Irish people now looking for love [...]
[2006-08-17] The richest bride of all Russia
21-year-old daughter of the Russian businessman Vasiliy Anisimov was labeled one of the hundred most prosperous young women of the planet by the “Forbes” magazine. So far nothing was heard of “Anechka” in her homeland Russia. But she has become quite famous among the inhabitants of the United Sates. She is known as the social lioness of Manhattan and the newspapers of New York consider her to be a symbol of the “New Russians’” expansion in the US. Anya came to the US in 1991 as a six-year-old girl. Her father Anisimov used to specialize in aluminum sales. The rivaling parties back in those d [...]
[2006-08-17] August in Russian History
August 31 1907: Anglo-Russian Convention was signed in St. Petersburg, settling differences over Persia, Afghanistan and Tibet. 1944: Russian troops and tanks captured Bucharest, Romania, and received a huge welcome from the people. 1986: Admiral Nakhimov, Soviet passenger ship, collided with a merchant vessel in the Black Sea. Both ships sank, killing 448 people. 1991: Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan declared independence from the Soviet Union. 1993: Russia withdrew its troops from Lithuania. 1994: Troops of the former Soviet Union ended half a century of military presence on German s [...]
[2006-08-17] Prianiki for the Holidays
Summary: Brief history of Russian prianiki (gingerbread) and a traditional recipe to enjoy during the holidays or anytime throughout the year; especially with a nice hot pot of tea! You may, however, use the link below to order a xerox copy of this article via our secure website. Please note: There is a minimum $10 charge for xeroxing The price for an article is based on the number of pages that need to be xeroxed The quantity shown in your shopping cart for this item will be set automatically to the number of pages in the article You may order article copies in black and white ($1 p [...]
[2006-08-17] Holidays in Russia
There are quite a few official holidays in Russia, all of which are usually moved to the nearest Monday or Friday, so people can enjoy a longer weekend. The two biggest holidays are New Year (January 1st) and Victory Day (May 9th), both of which are celebrated with fireworks, heavy drinking, and official parties. New Year is the Russian equivalent to western Christmas. A tree is lighted and children receive presents from Father Frost, the Russian equivalent to Santa Claus. Victory Day is a much respected holiday that conmmemorates the Nazi defeat at the hands of the Russian army. Over 20 mill [...]
[2006-08-17] Russia: The Kremlin, the Palace of Russia
Few structures in the world create thoughts of wonder, fear, and awe the way the Kremlin in Moscow provides. Since its inception in the 14th century, the Kremlin has been the home of the leaders of Russia. Representing the heart of Russian politics, the Kremlin is the driving force of life within this country. [...]
[2006-08-17] Russia: St. Basil's Cathedral
Built on the eastern edge of the Red Square in the mid 16th century, St. Basils Cathedral raises with colorful exuberance upon the landscape. The cathedral was commissioned to commemorate Ivan the Terrible's winning campaign against the Mongols at Kazan. Finished in just six years St. Basils was opened in 1561. Legend has it that Ivan had the architect, Postnik Yakovlev, blinded so he would not be able to build a structure more beautiful than this cathedral. [...]
[2006-08-17] Dating Web sites target ethnic groups, religions
Parents often pay for their children's profiles, either to arrange marriage or to steer them from dating undesirables CHICAGO - Teena Verbit didn't think her daughter was dating anyone "spectacular." So she wrote a personality profile for her daughter and posted it on Jdate.com, a Web site for Jewish singles. "I didn't think she would do it," Linda Verbit, 23, said of her mom, "but she did. She put me on Jdate." Teena Verbit now approves of the young man her daughter is dating. "My mom has never been shy about telling me her opinion," said Linda Verbit, who lives outside Philadelphia. Fin [...]
[2006-08-17] Check background before diving into a relationship
“The only sure protection against fraud by someone you are involved with is to look deep into their past before they look deep into your eyes,” says Rhoda Cook, national coordinator for CUFF (Citizens United to Find Fugitives), a nonprofit company that deals with sweetheart fraud. When older singles venture into the dating world, most potential mates they meet are strangers. Before becoming romantically involved, singles need to protect themselves by learning as much about the stranger as possible. Barbara, like many older singles, was lonely, bored and looking for love. “I sent out those [...]
[2006-08-17] Identity Thief Finds Easy Money Hard to Resist
By TOM ZELLER Jr. By the time of Shiva Brent Sharma’s third arrest for identity theft, at the age of 20, he had taken in well over $150,000 in cash and merchandise in his brief career. After a certain point, investigators stopped counting. The biggest money was coming in at the end, postal inspectors said, after Mr. Sharma had figured out how to buy access to stolen credit card accounts online, change the cardholder information and reliably wire money to himself — sometimes using false identities for which he had created pristine driver’s licenses. But Mr. Sharma, now 22, says he nev [...]
[2006-08-17] Cheap Dates Takes On a New Meaning
A January 2006 JupiterResearch consumer survey found that 5% of Internet users paid for online dating subscriptions in the last year, down slightly from 6% in 2005. Industry-wide user conversion rates fell for the first time since JupiterResearch began tracking that metric. According to an “Online Dating” report by JupiterResearch Analyst Nate Elliott, industry growth in the last twelve months has been driven by higher monthly fees rather than an increasing number of subscribers. Elliott said “...thirty seven percent of visitors who don’t convert say dating sites cost too much, making it thei [...]
[2006-08-17] Orang-utans look for love online
Single male (red hair, long arms, interests include hanging in trees and grooming) seeks female for long-distance relationship and possibility of meeting up in future to help save species. Zookeepers in the Netherlands are planning to hook up Dutch and Indonesian orang-utans over the Internet and believe the link could at some stage be used as an online dating service where apes could get to know one another and keepers could work out whether they would be compatible mates. First things first: A romantic dinner for two. "We are going to set up an Internet connection between Indonesia and Ap [...]
[2006-08-17] £30bn a year - that's the cost of loving in Britain
LONELY Britons collectively spend £30bn a year looking for love, a study revealed. Some £14.8bn is spent on the search for the perfect partner with a further £15.2bn going on keeping the sparks of love alive, internet dating firm Parship said. Its Cost of Love Index found Britain's 9m singletons are prepared to splash out more money than ever to find their perfect match - to the tune of £1,650 a year. More than £1,008 goes on nights out "on the pull", with another £156 spent on dating services and £602 going on an average of seven first dates each year. B [...]
[2006-08-17] Man wonders if dating attractive women is superficial and vain
By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy SugarSyndicated Columnists Dear Annie: I am a 36-year-old man who has never been in a serious relationship. The fault is all mine. I am shy and standoffish. Until recently, I preferred to stay home and watch TV instead of going out to socialize. I had some sort of epiphany about two months ago and have started going out a little more.I’ve had mixed results with the bar scene and joined a few online dating sites, but so far, most are filled with a bunch of superficial women searching for a Brad Pitt look-alike. I am reasonably attractive, but not a 10 by any means. [...]
[2006-08-17] Senior Citizen a Surprise YouTube Star
By Belinda Goldsmith Reuters NEW YORK (Aug. 14) - YouTube, the popular online home video site, has an unexpected star -- a septuagenarian British widower -- whose soft-spoken, humble manner has won the hearts of users of the youth dominated Web site. Peter posted his first video on YouTube about a week ago, under the user name geriatric1927 which refers to the year of his birth. He called it "first try." In the clip, which starts with "geriatric gripes and grumbles" and some blues music, Peter tells how he became addicted to YouTube. "It's a fascinating place to go to see all the won [...]
[2006-08-17] Dating Web sites target ethnic groups, religions
Parents often pay for their children's profiles, either to arrange marriage or to steer them from dating undesirables By Eric Benderoff CHICAGO TRIBUNE CHICAGO - Teena Verbit didn't think her daughter was dating anyone "spectacular." So she wrote a personality profile for her daughter and posted it on Jdate.com, a Web site for Jewish singles. "I didn't think she would do it," Linda Verbit, 23, said of her mom, "but she did. She put me on Jdate." Teena Verbit now approves of the young man her daughter is dating. "My mom has never been shy about telling me her opinion," said Linda Verbit, [...]
[2006-08-17] Tango Gets Romantically Gooey With Readers
Tango magazine in concert with Yahoo Personals has created a contest called Big Moment which seeks moving stories from its readers in four stages of love: looking, married, taken and engaged. Four winners were chosen based on an essay and will be featured in four upcoming issues of the magazine as well as on the publication's website. The Big Moment story of first winner Cheryl Walenta, a single 26-year old woman and Lutheran minister living in Chicago, is chronicled in the September-October issue. Walenta was facing a new chapter in her life after she ended a comfortable but not compelling r [...]
[2006-08-17] Taiwan faces baby blues as more young people opt to remain single
TAIPEI : Fewer marriages, fewer babies and many more singles - Taiwan is facing the baby blues as more young people are opting to stay single. They're single, attractive, and looking for love through social gatherings like these, but marriage is still a long way Where love is concerned, 28-year-old Jody and her friends sing a very different tune from their parents' generation. "I enjoy singlehood, I'm in no rush. But you still have to find opportunities (for love)," said Jody Cheng, an executive secretary. "After marriage I have to be more attentive to my husband. And if I have kids, I won't h [...]
[2006-08-16] First Aid leads to marriage for duo
SWEETHEARTS Rachel and Elliot Frampton, members of Belper St. John Ambulance Division, are celebrating their marriage after first meeting when Elliot was on first aid duty. Their romance came after a near-tragic accident three years ago led Rachel to pursue a first aid role that would eventually bring them together.Rachel's was walking along the ridge of Thorpe Cloud, Dovedale, which is almost 1,000ft high when she slipped from top to bottom landing face down in the river.She was dragged out of the river by her friend and taken to hospital where it was discovered she had suffered injuries inc [...]
[2006-08-16] China's king of online dating
Marine Ma is not yet 30, but he's already on his third company. Currently, he's the CEO of EFriendsNet, a social-networking company that also functions as a dating service. EFriends claims to be the market leader in China for Internet dating, in both membership numbers and revenue. Marine and I first met in late November of 2006 at the Asian Ventures conference organized by Dow Jones, where we were both making presentations. Recently, I sat down with Marine to talk about the ins and outs of starting an Internet company in China, the future of Internet dating, and the various issues surrou [...]
[2006-08-16] Online Dating Is Planned for Orangutans
THE HAGUE, Netherlands—Single male (red hair, long arms, interests include hanging in trees and grooming) seeks female for long-distance relationship and possibility of meeting up in future to help save species. Zookeepers in the Netherlands are planning to hook up Dutch and Indonesian orangutans over the Internet and believe the link could at some stage be used as an online dating service where apes could get to know one another and keepers could work out whether they would be compatible mates. First things first: A romantic dinner for two. "We are going to set up an Internet connection b [...]
[2006-08-16] Online Dating Blunders - The Top 10 Mistakes Men Make When Contacting Women Online
Here are the top ten things that you should avoid when contacting women online. This will be the most important online dating and relationship advice that you read all year. Mistake #1: Sending her 'just' a wink Most internet dating sites let you send “winks” or “show interest” for free. But what does this say to her about you? When that really hot girl gets your wink, she sees a guy that's not serious about wanting to contact her and too cheap to fork over the $20 membership fee. What a wonderful way to start off a relationship… Not! She also knows that a w [...]
[2006-08-16] Progressing, Entsch by Entsch, towards gay equality
AMAZINGLY enough, a politically conservative, rabidly heterosexual former crocodile trapper has managed to get a grip on something most other straight Australians cannot: gay and lesbian relationships aren't just about the bonking. Warren Entsch is the Liberal member for the Cape York seat of Leichhardt. Described as the blokiest bloke on Capital Hill, he's into riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles and showing lingerie photos of his spunky missus to journos. This week the backbencher will lobby Coalition MPs to support a private member's bill aimed at delivering legal equality to same-sex coupl [...]
[2006-08-15] FEATURE-Indian brides seek protection from abusive grooms
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Sonal Agarwal says her disfigured face is a constant reminder of the most terrifying night of her life -- her wedding night. "My husband just went crazy. He said he wanted to kill me and lashed out at me with a knife and cut my face." said Sonal, tugging a blue scarf covering her head to hide slash wounds on her left cheek. The 22-year-old student from the north Indian city of Chandigarh thought she was heading for a prosperous new life in the West with a British-born Indian doctor after he chose her from scores of women who replied to his a [...]
[2006-08-15] How Far Will You Go on a First Date?
Twenty nine percent, or almost a third of 12,000 survey respondents, say they usually "go all the way, baby" on a first date, according to a recent poll conducted by popular online dating service AdultFriendFinder. The figure is even higher for women (42 percent of the 1,825 women who responded) than for men (25 percent of the 8,441 men who responded). Of the 1,658 responses from couples, 34 percent go "all the way." About 17 percent of all participants in the survey say their first dates usually resulted in just talking or "friendly touching," while 20 percent did some kissing, 21 percent a [...]
[2006-08-15] New methods available to prove your identity online
Rob Barbour has found a new way of enhancing his reputation online: showcasing his newly verified identity. When he put up an eBay Inc. listing a few weeks ago, the Ashburn, Va., technology consultant embedded a link to his new online profile on verification service Trufina Inc. He soon will paste the link in his e-mails and on a Web site where he sells software and offers programming advice. "I needed a tool that will prove to somebody that this is who I am," says Barbour, 39 years old. Proving who you are is increasingly important on the Web, amid growing concern that pervasive Internet fr [...]
[2006-08-15] Internet dating blamed for rise in attacks
Internet dating is putting a growing number of women at risk of abuse or assault, a leading sexual health doctor says. Jane MacDonald, who does forensic examinations for Wellington police in sexual assault and rape cases, said she believed the popularity of dating websites and chatrooms was a factor in the noticeable increase of sexual assaults in the past year. In the three months since May there had been 22 cases reported in Wellington – almost two a week. Usually there were about 50 a year. Dr MacDonald, who is director of the Wellington Sexual Health Clinic, said women often felt t [...]
[2006-08-15] Korean Social Web Site Aims To Crack U.S. Market
(AP) SAN FRANCISCO Acorns, cartoon alter-egos and bubble-gum kitsch may not seem like the most intimidating weapons for a brazen cultural invasion, but those are the tools Henry Chon is brandishing.The chief executive of Cyworld Inc. is hoping to translate the hugely popular Korean Web site Cyworld.com into a hip destination for American teens and 20-somethings. Chon and Cyworld's deep-pocketed backers in Seoul are betting the U.S. site, scheduled to launch Aug. 15, becomes as big a phenomenon here as in South Korea, where nine out of 10 citizens between 24 and 29 are members."Once Americans s [...]
[2006-08-15] Are we texting our way to love?
survey conducted by Australia¡¦s first SMS speed dating service, 19date, has revealed 58% of people would use SMS to ask someone out on a first date. Of the 500 young Australians surveyed, many indicated that using SMS allowed them to be more forward when communicating and less concerned with rejection due to the degree of anonymity it created. Danny Brooks, of Mooloolaba, agreed, saying he had not been rejected face-to-face yet and did not want to be. Matthew Raynham, of Caboolture, had no problem asking out Claire Tweedale when, while away, he realised how much he missed her [...]
[2006-08-15] 'Single' husband
Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for three years, and I thought we had a very happy and passionate relationship. We are not young -- in our early 50s and both previously divorced. My husband and I share our home computer, and recently, I noticed he had left a dating service site open on the monitor. I discovered he has a profile on the site that says he is "single and looking." The picture he included was a shot I had recently taken in front of our home! Do I confront him about this? Is this some kind of male menopause thing? I don't want to start an argument, but it's ea [...]
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