New research has found it takes an average of 75 hours and costs £500 to find a new love, while finding a sexual partner takes 50 hours of taking part in the dating game, where men and women have just a few minutes to impress prospective partners.
At a recent "konkatsu," or "marriage-hunting," event, nearly 80 single men and women buzzed around the room trying to gather as many answers as possible to a list of icebreaker questions like "What is your favorite food?
" Then came speed dating in small groups so they could get to know each other better.
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In both cases, once money went out the door, and for other purposes, the government had trouble keeping track of it downstream, allowing money to be shaved off for frivolous, unintended research. Well, according to the study, which used speed dating as its point of reference, women are pickier than men when choosing a mate.
Both sides are more interested if conversation focuses on the lady, but women do not like answering lots of question S.
One grant was aimed at discovering how “ideas are created and propagated through scientific communities, how these communities are formed and change over time, and how multidisciplinary networks spanning these communities shape scientific innovation.” Apparently there must have been some confusion about what “chemistry” means.
None of NSF’s grant synopses make any mention of romance or dating.
The study cites three NSF grants, which contributed to this project, totaled a whopping .5 million. As absurd as it is for tax dollars to go to finance a study of how to “click” with someone of the opposite sex, we do not even know how much of this money found its way to romance research, but it certainly does not seem to have been the intended use of your tax dollars.
Senator Rand Paul today released latest edition of ‘The Waste Report,’ which is an ongoing project cataloguing egregious examples of waste within the U. Perhaps for you Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to find new love; and if you’re nervous and unsure about talking to a love interest, not to worry, Uncle Sam has some tips for you... According to one of the researchers, “We wanted to see if there is anything about the interaction that matters or is it really just what I look like, what I do, what my motivation is.” Considering online dating is a billion industry, it seems like Uncle Sam should leave this subject to experts like e Harmony. And, maybe they meant to.
The researchers worked out that as events last three hours and cost about £20, finding a partner may cost £500.