, el objetivo es facilitar que todas las posibles parejas hablen entre ellas para conocerse personalmente, suficiente para hacerse una idea inicial del grado de afinidad que tienen.

Concretamente, las mujeres se sientan en diferentes mesas, los hombres se añaden después, y las parejas tienen unos minutos para presentarse y empezar a conocerse.

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El sarao lo presentó Dani Mateo y los asistentes estaban diferenciados por colores según su edad y sexo.

Después, se distribuían por zonas según su orientación sexual.

If the prospect of speed-dating doesn’t already sound like a death-defying feat, why not try speed-dating at a terrifying height with no (nonfatal) means of escape?

On Saturday, the dating site Luv Byrd — which we are relieved to report is designed to connect outdoor-sports enthusiasts, not birds with the humans who love them — will host their second annual chairlift speed-dating event in Colorado.

Comedian Chris Duffy walked participants through daring experiments with strangers, guided by our sexual selection scientists Dr. And to tease their tastebuds, creative chef Tessa Liebman provided scientifically inspired treats for tongues and more…

Led by comedian Chris Duffy (host of You’re the Expert podcast) and neuroscientist Heather Berlin (host of Superhuman Showdown and Science Goes to the Movies), with special surprise performers and DJs, Sensory Speed Dating let daters smell, hear, taste, touch, see, and move their way to a greater understanding of the subconscious processes that drive our attraction to each other.

Luv Byrd founder Mike Keshian told the Summitthat strangers will be paired up to hit the slopes based on color-coded armbands that denote skiing ability and age.

If only the armbands would also reveal the daters who are most likely to spend the ride monologuing about an ex before revealing that, damn, they left their wallet at the lodge, so would you mind treating? Tickets are and include not only the lift ticket but also a free beer, which, thank God.

But joke as we might, we can’t deny the power of matchmaking when it works — at least one couple which was brought together by last year’s event is still going strong.