Baking soda, when it reacts with oil turns into soap! What a better way to clean up the oil spill then to pour millions of gallons of baking soda into the gulf. If this actually would work, you would definitely get a date.
(Warning, please don't pour baking soda into the gulf, i don't really know if it will help)
I hope these quick tips help you get more dates then you could ever Imagine!