7 Reasons Why People Kiss with Their Eyes Closed

Why do people close their eyes when they kiss? Who invented this custom? When you don’t keep your eyes closed you’re violating a sacred principle. It’s like eating cereal with your hands when nobody’s around. Nobody sees you, but you still feel weird and like you’re violating the natural order. If you need a reason to…

Origin of the New Year Kiss

Where did the tradition of kissing on New Year’s come from? Historians date this practice back to the Ancient Romans who would throw a big party every New Year’s Eve called the Festival of Saturnalia where they would kiss and generally debauch one another as much as possible. Later on, the English and Germans would celebrate…

Identity Confirmed of Sailor in Times Square Kiss

After returning home from a tour of duty at sea, Life Magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstadt took this, perhaps the most famous photograph of two people kissing. The kiss symbolized so many emotions — an emotional release through which the entire nation could vicariously rejoice. The soldier and the nurse, in the middle of Times Square in…

Pucker Up, Furry Lips! 10 Animals That Love to Kiss

As it turns out, humans aren’t the only animals accustomed to planting kisses on one another. Check out the following photo compilation for ten different species who also get caught up in the moment! 1. Squirrels!Photo credit: creativity+ http://www.funnypicturefunnyphoto.com/ Squirrels “kiss” as a way of identifying one another, sniffing his partner’s neck gland for a familiar…

4 Ways to Enhance the Kissing Experience

Sure, kissing is an engaging activity, but did you know you can do other things WHILE kissing to broaden the experience? Here are a few ideas: 1. Hum. Humming while kissing causes a vibration in both partners’ mouths. And who doesn’t like vibrations? 2. Blink your eyes. When you do this it looks like you’re kissing an…