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Valentine’s Bliss: Fun Facts about the Fabulous Kiss

Fun Facts about the Fabulous KissThe science of kissing is called philematology.

A French Kiss moves 29 muscles in the face.

An average person spends an estimated 20,160 minutes kissing over their lifetime.

A Hershey Kiss contains 26 calories; one minute of passionate kissing burns 6.4 of those calories.

The human brain contains special neurons to help us locate each other’s lips in the dark.

Men who kiss their wives in the morning live 5 years longer than those that don’t.

A kiss can contain up to 278 kinds of different bacteria, but 95% of these are not dangerous.

Kissing can actually prevent tooth decay.  A kiss will increase the production of saliva, which in turn cleans the mouth and prevents cavities.

66% of all people close their eyes duringa kiss.

Cosmetic surgeons offer multiple lip enhancement procedures, such as fillers, fat injections, implants, and even lip-lifts; all to make lips more plump and kissable.

The World Record for kissing was set at a 2012 competition in Thailand.  It lasted for 50 hours, 25 minutes, and 1 second.

Your lips are 100 times more sensitive than your fingertips.