If both people like and trust each other enough to kiss, the good shared feelings they get makes them more likely to stay together.
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It doesn’t matter how smooth your conversations have been. Absent the touch, taste and smell of a potential partner, you’re essentially flying blind.
Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the Biarritz G7, August 2019.
Why do some people greet each other with a kiss? How does the custom vary from place to place? This article is excerpted from the forthcoming ‘Atlas of Regional Expressions.’
Nervous about how southern television viewers would react, NBC executives closely monitored the filming of the kiss between Nichelle Nichols and William Shatner.
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The career arc of Nichelle Nichols – the first black woman to have a continuing co-starring role on TV – shows how diverse casting can have as much of an impact off the screen as it does on it.
Activity in the left hand side of the brain, specifically in areas of emotion, could explain why most people lean to the right before lips smack.
Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard get it on in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
A gesture of desire, sexuality and the erotic, the screen kiss has often been subject to censorship and controversy. But for directors game to bend the rules, the kiss can be a subversive act.
Scientists in the Netherlands have reported that we share about 80m bacteria during a passionate ten-second kiss; a finding that makes puckering up seem cringe-worthy – and downright unsanitary at the…