Top 10 interesting facts about kissing

The most beautiful activity in the world, and yet so unknown. Do you know how many calories do you burn during 1 minute kiss? Or that there is entire science that studies kissing? Pretty crazy, don`t you agree. And kissing was forbidden during one dark period in the past.

Find out more about kissing in the list below.

#10 The science of kissing is called philematology.

#9 French kissing involves 34 facial muscles. A pucker kiss involves only two.

#8 The term French kiss spread across the world around 1923. In France a tongue kiss is called soul kiss because if done right, it feels as if two souls are merging, a concept that is no foreign to many ancient cultures.

#7  It is possible for a woman to reach an orgasm through kissing. Not common, but not impossible!

#6 The average person spends at least two weeks of their life kissing.

#5 The longest kiss lasted¬†58 hours, 35 minutes and 58 seconds, achieved by Ekkachai Tiranarat and Laksana Tiranarat (both Thailand) at an event organized by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Pattaya, in Pattaya, Thailand, on February 12-14, 2013

#4 In 1439, King VI banned kissing in England, because he wanted to prevent spreading of the plaque.

#3 If you kiss your partner passionately for a minute, you could burn up to 6.4 calories. So grab your partner and kiss, it is better than exercises!

#2 In some cultures and places such as Trobriand Islands the culmination of a kiss is when partners bitt off each others eyelashes.

#1 If you ever wondered how are we able to find each others lips in the dark – the answer is: our brain is programmed! It has special neurons whose work is to help us kiss when there is no light!

Don’t forget to kiss someone today!

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