Spokeo Blog
Posts in: Clips & Flicks
‘The Avengers’ on Spokeo

Written by May 10, 2012

Seven-hundred-and-forty-four-million, one-hundred-and-fourteen-thousand, eight-hundred-and-ninety-seven. In case you’re wondering if I’ve gone crazy, that behemoth of a figure – 744,114,897 – is the number of dollars that The Avengers has made worldwide. That’s over half a billion dollars. Pretty crazy, huh? While it’s probably not much of a surprise that The Avengers has been a smash hit,…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

Written by November 3, 2010

Safeguarding Your Love Life – Part 8 The Scent Of Love   To help determine the role biology plays in human physical attraction, scientists have measured virtually anything they can think of in hopes of identifying key influencers.  They have devised experiments to measure the extent to which body symmetry determines sexual attraction;1 they have…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

iPad Light Painting

Written by November 2, 2010

Making Future Magic Dentsu, London1, a creative communications agency, recently partnered with BERG2, the London design consultancy firm, to produce a remarkable short film intended to explore the concept of “Making Future Magic.” The purpose behind the project, the makers explained, was to expand upon traditional notions of commercial communications by approaching media with a…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

Written by October 29, 2010

Safeguarding Your Love Life – Part 7 More of "The Brain On Love" Fisher and fellow researchers’ study about the brain in love shows us that romantic love clearly corresponds with powerful chemical activity in the organ. But what did Fisher and fellow researchers ultimately learn about this powerful emotion?  Several things, Fisher notes.  First,…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

Written by October 26, 2010

Safeguarding Your Love Life – Part 6 The Brain On Love To better understand what happens in the brain when we are in love, anthropologist Helen Fisher and fellow researchers gathered thirty-seven people who were madly in love and scanned their brains with a functional MRI brain scanner.  The researchers were curious to find out…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

Written by October 18, 2010

Safeguarding Your Love Life – Part 5 The Crazy Things We Do For Love Romantic love has been around since time immemorial. Epic accounts of romance and ancient love have endured and captivated us for millenniums. Historical and literary legends such as Romeo and Juliet, Cleopatra and Mark Antony, Lancelot and Guinevere or Tristan and…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

Written by October 14, 2010

Safeguarding Your Love Life – Part 4 Robot Love Dating, while complex, is always exciting. No matter how old we are, the mere possibility of a romantic connection manages to stir the imagination and captivate us. It gets our endorphins flowing and adrenaline pumping. It exhilarates. It invigorates. It fills us with exuberance and anticipation…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

Written by October 12, 2010

Safeguarding Your Love Life – Part 3 One interesting, if bizarre, trend worth keeping an eye on in the world of online dating is "virtual dating." Virtual dating is an almost sci-fi like, futuristic-feeling hybrid that takes a novel approach to digital matchmaking by combining online dating with online gaming. It allows daters to use…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

Written by October 7, 2010

Safeguarding Your Love Life  – Part 2 In a recent Fox News 4 broadcast out of Dallas Fort-Worth, social-networking expert Shama Kabani discussed different ways in which social networks can help to safeguard one’s love life. “Facebook has five hundred and fifteen million users,” Kabani noted. “If Facebook were a country, it would be the…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks

Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

Written by October 5, 2010

Safeguarding Your Love Life – Part I Online dating is hardly a radical activity these days. If you have not tested the waters yourself, chances are you know someone who has. Even amidst the present commonness of the activity, however, the prospect of two people discovering one another and connecting romantically has far from lost…
Read More

Posted in Clips & Flicks