This February, Tinder set out to determine if there’s any truth behind them.
by Ron Louis & David Copeland Let's face it, dating sucks.
This was one of the many relationship myths debunked by Match's 2017 Singles in America survey, which found that 53% of singles have made a dating profile at some point in their lives. D.; and Research Now, quizzed over 5500 singles of all ages, ethnicities, incomes, and walks of life from across the country.
What's more, millennials are 57% likelier than any other generation to have made a dating app profile, and 30% likelier to have a first date that leads to a second date. "Nowadays, online dating is the absolute norm," writes of the report.
Radiocarbon is not suitable for this purpose because it is only applicable: a) on a time scale of thousands of years and b) to remains of once-living organisms (with minor exceptions, from which rocks are excluded).
MYTH #2 Radiocarbon dating has established the date of some organic materials (e.g., some peat deposits) to be well in excess of 50,000 years, thus rendering a recent creation (6 to 10 thousand years ago) impossible.
"Dating app users were four times more likely to date in 2016 …