A team of medical experts in Virginia contends you're more likely to catch the common cold virus by shaking hands than by kissing.
Psychologists call a kiss a relationship barometer.
Kissing the hand is considered to be an expression of friendship and respect;
Kissing the nose means that your partner likes you;
Kissing on the cheek means he(she) needs you badly;
Kissing on the neck stands for his(her) desire;
Kissing the closed eyes stands for showing love;
Kissing on the lips symbolizes passion..
The average woman uses up approximately her height in lipstick every five years and "eats up" about 2,5 lipstick pieces per year.
Her sexual partner also "suffers" from a certain dose of chemicals, which makes about 0,7 lipstick pieces per year.
It is a matter of record that romantic Canadian porcupines kiss one another on the lips.
Herpes is called a “kissing disease”, because it’s communicated with kissing. In animal world a kiss of a chimpanzee resembles human kiss very much. Other animals (horses, dogs) also kiss, but in a different way..
Your lips are 100 times more sensible than the tips of your fingers. A real kiss quickens your pulse to 100 beats in a minute..
One kiss burns up to 3 calories. Recent medical studies showed that a long-lasting kiss quickens the pulse and heightens level of hormones in human’s blood so much that it shortens the life almost for 1 minute.
In the middle of 20th century scientists from Baltimore stated that during a kiss people exchange about 278 of different bacteria, 95% from which are non-dangerous. Men who kiss their wives every morning before going to work live 5 years longer than all others.
In medieval Italy kisses weren't taken -- or given -- lightly. If a man and a woman were seen embracing in public they could be forced to marry.
The German language contains 30 words that refer to the act of kissing. There is even a word, Nachkuss, for all the kisses that haven't yet been named.
One third of American-made movies have been westerns.
The first western movie was titled, "The Kiss."