If the original inventors of bubble wrap had their way in 1957, you’d be popping your way to a peaceful sleep.
You might assume the answer is, “Well, duh.” But it can be literally and scientifically stated that men and women do, in fact, see things differently.
In the 1980s, two Italian researchers—Gabriele Schino and Filippo Aureli—were conducting research on yawning.
Your sweetie might hold the door for you, bring you flowers, and order oysters with dinner, but do they hold your hand all night to keep you from getting lost somewhere during your REM cycle?
You might think you went through a lot elbowing fellow shoppers for the last box of chocolates and finagling a cozy table for two by the window, but sending the first known written Valentine had some challenges of its own.
Flash mobs, choreographed dances, and jumbo-trons confessing undying love might be popular modes of proposing today, but in colder corners of the world, simple is still best.