LoveFest is not going to be quite what someone from the '60s would imagine. It is party to be sure, but one with scientific overtones. Between the bar and the runway (there's a fashion show, too), three Harvard professors will give lectures on scent and attraction, the mind of a mate, and the language of sex, reports the Boston Globe.

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