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  • 4 Ways to Celebrate Being Single on Independence Day

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    By Tanni Deb for Cupid's Pulse

    The Fourth of July commemorates America's freedom from England, but why not celebrate it this year for a different reason? If you're single, raise a toast on July 4 for not just America's independence, but also your own! After all, when did you last appreciate your status as an independent woman? If it's been awhile since you've glorified your singleness, here are a few ways to commemorate your self-sufficiency this Independence Day:

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  • 5 Ways to Reignite the Spark In Your Relationship

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    By Andrew Pryor for Cupid's Pulse

    There are always moments in a relationship when the sizzle fizzles out, the passion becomes predictable and burning desire turns into yearning for a simple spark. This weekend, take the initiative and find a new way to strike a match with your perfect match:

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  • Our 5 Favorite Celebrity-Athlete Couples

    Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen. Photo: Evan Agostini/AP PhotoTom Brady and Gisele Bundchen. Photo: Evan Agostini/AP Photo

    By Diamond Hall for Cupid's Pulse

    With Kim Kardashian's recent engagement to Kris Humphries and Candice Crawford's late-May nuptials, these lovely celebrities are currently hot topics of conversation. While these two couples are currently reveling in the limelight, there are plenty more popular athlete-celebrity couples in Tinseltown. Check out our favorite five:

    1. Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady: This famous Hollywood couple starred in Zimbio's "Top 10 Sizzling Couples" list, so it's only right to include them on this list. The New England Patriots quarterback and gorgeous Brazilian supermodel are a match made in heaven.

    2. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries: There's just no way anybody could tune this couple out, as they've saturated the media lately after news broke of their engagement. It didn't take Kardashian long to find true love after her relationship with Miles Austin of the Dallas Cowboys faded. Since Humphries is the forward of the New Jersey Nets, and we all know about her

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  • 10 Ways To Get Into A Summer Romance

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    By Melissa Tierney for Cupid's Pulse

    Summer is the perfect time to go out and have a fun-filled season of love and lust. Everyone wants that perfect, warm weather romance that will hopefully last past Labor Day, but how do you find the one that will sweep you off your feet? Here's some advice on how to get into the passionate relationship that will keep you glowing every single day!

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  • The 5 Best Steamy Movie Kisses

    Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in 'Titanic'. Photo: Paramount PicturesLeonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in 'Titanic'. Photo: Paramount Pictures
    By Tanni Deb for Cupid's Pulse

    From the spaghetti dinner kiss between Lady and the Tramp to John and Savannah's passionate liplock in Dear John, Hollywood love scenes never fail to make our hearts race. Although there are plenty of romantic movie kisses that are list-worthy, here are our five favorite onscreen smooches ever:

    1. Titanic: James Cameron made us laugh, cry and fall in love with leading characters Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose (Kate Winslet) in his most romantic movie to date. Coming from different classes, Jack, a penniless American who won the tickets in a poker game, and Rose, the uptight daughter of an English aristocrat, fell in love and sealed their first kiss on the bow of the movie's namesake.

    2. The Notebook: This love story is another tale of love that knows no boundaries, with country boy Noah (Ryan Gosling) and southern socialite Allie (Rachel McAdams) finding themselves in a heated summer romance. After seven long years of no communication, the two find

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  • 5 Ways to Flag Down Your Love Tonight

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    By Tanni Deb for Cupid's Pulse

    With the arrival of June, days become longer, nights become shorter and summer flings are perhaps the most popular activity taking place. Though Flag Day (June 14) is a holiday that celebrates the adoption of the American flag, why not use it as an excuse to throw a party - or better yet, attend one. Whether you go all out or stay simple, take advantage and get noticed by that special person. Not sure how? Take a look a these five tips to flag down a hottie:

    1. Eye contact: If you're anything like me, then you're not fond of people who stare. But in order to get noticed by your crush, making eye contact and throwing a few glimpses his way is a must - it's a simple wordless gesture that can be just as captivating as a moving speech. Don't forget to smile!

    2. Wear red: As the color of fiery romance, a LRD (Little Red Dress), pair of crimson lips or the backs of Christian Louboutins are sure to catch the gaze of any man. Red embodies passion, lust and of

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  • 5 Celebrity Weddings We Can’t Wait to Watch

    Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian. Photo: CelebuzzKris Humphries and Kim Kardashian. Photo: Celebuzz
    Love has been flourishing in 2011, so what comes next? Tying the knot, of course. The royal wedding came and went, but don't worry - there are plenty more nuptials coming up worth getting excited over. Take a look at the five we're most excited for:

    1. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries: Reality star Kardashian had the surprise of her life two weeks ago when her New Jersey Nets boyfriend proposed in her bedroom. Though the couple has only been dating for six months, the Kardashian clan approves: "He fits in [with the family] already. I think they're just themselves, and I think that's the most important thing," said Kourtney, Kim's oldest sister. After all, it wouldn't be the first time a Kardashian girl got married on the fly!

    2. Crystal Harris and Hugh Hefner: The two are expected to wed June 18 at the Playboy mansion and we can only expect the most elaborate. There are around 300 guests coming to see this 25-year-old model/singer wed the 85-year-old founder of Playboy. Popeater

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  • Summer Lovin’: 10 Ways to Heat Up Your Relationship

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    By Diamon Hall for Cupid's Pulse

    Relationships require just as much attention as a newborn baby. While they start off sizzling with love and affection, they can easily fizzle out if they aren't handled with care. Since summer is almost here, the heat under your relationship's fire should be kicked up a few notches! Here are 10 tips to keep the blaze alight:

    1. Reminisce: Go back to the very first moment you met each other and the feeling that came with it. Remember the fire in your partner's eyes when they were first laid on you? Bring back that fiery moment time and time again.

    2. Hold the phones: Turn off your BlackBerry. Shut down the laptop. Cut off all outside communication and focus on your significant other.

    3. Surprise, surprise: Men, you can never go wrong with sending flowers to her job. Ladies, light some candles and put on his favorite lingerie for when he returns home from a hard day at work. Occasional, unexpected treats keeps the suspense and awe alive in any

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  • 5 Memorable Summer Fling Movies

    Sandy and Danny. Photo: Paramount PicturesSandy and Danny. Photo: Paramount Pictures
    By Andrew Pryor for Cupid's Pulse

    It's true that movies take inspiration from real life, but real life can also take inspiration from a good movie. So if you're not looking forward to this summer because you think the passion's gone away, get inspired by these five movies about summer romance. These tales of fair-weather flings are sure to raise your temperature and make you want to go looking for your own co-star - or create a love scene with the one you already have:

    1. Grease: Starting off senior year with some passion-filled "summer lovin,'" there's no way this movie wasn't going to top our list. John Travolta is greased lightning in a bottle all throughout this rocking tribute to Rydell High, and his duet with Olivia Newton-John is the perfect ode to all that is loved and lost in the summer months.

    2. Dirty Dancing: The movie that launched a thousand dance programs, this sizzling dance-floor drama defined Patrick Swayze's career through his dynamic moves, along with his

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  • Beat That Beat This Memorial Day Weekend

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    Memorial Day weekend is only a few days away. This year, instead of staying home and firing up the same old rusty grill, why not kick this summer off by spending your weekend dancing the night away in some of the hottest cities around the country. DJ Pauly D may be shooting season 4 of MTV's The Real World in Italy right now, but there are tons of other tunes you can 'beat that beat' to! Here are some events taking place in some of America's biggest party locations:

    1. Las Vegas, Nev.: Sin City drags in a New Years-size crowd to their many resorts and casinos during this three-day break. After taking in the Nevada sun poolside, head out to the hottest nightclubs on the strip - VIPnVegas lists performances from Deadmau5, Sean Paul and Drake at some of the city's top venues. Stay until the wee hours of the morning (or just don't go to bed) - maybe you'll rub shoulders with David Guetta or Tiesto at the roulette table. Now that's something you won't want to hide from everyone at home!

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