KISSING IN THE RAIN

It rained the whole day of Monday here in Davao City, but I dared the rain to go to the nearest ATM. I saw cars lining at the façade of the back, I thought there was an accident of something as it is unusual for that area to have a traffic jam, but when I get down from my car holding my newly bought Sesame Street umbrella and ask the guard what happened, - maam, that’s the long queue of people in their cars afraid to get. That’s when I turned back and tailed the last car on the queue.

There’s no quiet a pleasant view around Metrobank here in Agdao, except for the flyover, some garbage and tricycle passing by making a splash. When car in front of me moved and headed towards the ATM door, my front view now was unobstructed, what I saw was this dating couple in the rain. I pulled up my handbrake, grab my camera and gotcha! Wooah! This guy was attempting to kiss the girl, but she keeps dodging and often misses the spot.
KISSING IN THE RAIN
KISSING IN THE RAIN

HERE’S SOME FUN FACTS ABOUT KISSING

The average person will spend an estimated 20,160 min kissing in their lifetime.
Ancient Egyptians never kissed with their mouths. Instead they kissed with their noses.

50% of all people kiss have their first kiss before they are 14.

Kissing helps reduce tooth decay because the extra saliva helps clean out your mouth.

On Valentine's Day 2004, 5,122 Philippine coupes gathered together at midnight and locked lips. This kissathon beat the previous world record of 4,445 couples set in January in Chile.

The Chinese didn't kiss until the practice was introduced by Westerners, and they're still not very keen on it.

You burn 26 calories in a one minute kiss.

Kissing releases the same neurotransmitters (chemical messengers in the brain) as those that are released when you engage in intense exercise such as running a marathon or skydiving. This causes your heart to beat faster and your breathing to become deep and irregular.

Some theorize that when you kiss a person with the same hair color as yourself, the result is a more passionate kiss.

On September 15, 1990, Alfred Wolfram from New Brighton kissed 8001 people in just 8 hours, over sixteen people a minute, at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.

You use only two muscles on your face when you give a peck kiss but you use all of your facial muscles and burn more calories during a passionate kiss.

On average a human will spend up to 2 weeks kissing in his/her lifetime.

The longest on-screen kiss was the 3 minutes, 5 second liplock between Jane Wyman and Regis Tommey in "You're in the Army Now."

More than 5,300 couples locked lips for at least 10 seconds in Manila, Philippines to kick off Valentine's Day 2005. This breaks Chile's old record of 4,445 couples.

Our brains have special neurons that help us find eachothers lips in the dark

The science of kissing is called philematology.

There are many strange laws regarding kissing that are still on the books. In Indiana, it is illegal for a man with a moustache to "habitually kiss human beings". And in Hartford, CT, it is illegal for a man to kiss his wife on a Sunday.
In Naples, Italy in the 16th century, kissing was an offence that carried the death penalty.

Onur Guentuerkuen of Ruhr-University Bochum in Bochum, Germany, studied hundreds of couples kissing. In his study, he found that two-thirds of people turn their heads to the right when kissing.

On Valentine's Day 2004, an Italian couple made their way into the record books with a 31-hour 18-minute Valentine kiss. The couple beat the previous record by 18 minutes and 33 seconds, however, the man had to receive oxygen afterwards.

April 5, 1999: Karmit Tsubera and Dror Orpaz kissed for a record 30 hours and 45 minutes to win a kissing contest in Rubin Square, Tel Aviv, Israel. Kissing Trivia & Facts

12 comments

  1. I need to kiss my husband more to lose calories. What an exercise!

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  2. whewww, haba ng explanation, hiningal ako dun ah, hehehe. I pity the ancient Eqyptians,kasi mas masarap makipag kissing sa lips kesa makipagkiskisan ng ilong.. LOL..

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  3. i love your facts, vernz. LOL! wait, where's my hubby? bantay lng to sya k permi na jud to nako siya halukan para mamayat ko ani! mao ra diay na ang secret? LOL

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  4. @ Carmen, hahahah, sige try natin, LOL...

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  5. @ Josie, hi ... di nila na experience yung thrill... heheh ganun?

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  6. @ elai, hahahaah... nahuntinga elai... para mamayat ka... salamat sa laag.

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  7. haguy! mao diay na sekreto ate vernz! sige ako pud para muniwang nako.. nyahahha!

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  8. This explains why I have more problems with my teeth now that I've been single for 2.5 years. I need someone to kiss pronto! Hahahaha :D

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  9. Hahah ikaw talaga ate, pati nagkikiss eh di nakakaligtas sa camera mo lol.

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  10. kaya pala feeling ko pumapayat ako...dami kasing naba-burn na calories lately :D

    eric
    http://www.blogdemanila.com/

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  11. hahaha makabuang man ni nga post oi.. kaya pla ako kahit papayat di napapayat kasi walang ka kissing .. bantay lang ng kiss mag uli nako.. nyahahahai:)

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  12. nyahahhaa....kuyawa pod ni si titser da...bisan ug busy ug drive nakahigayon pa jud ug toplok sa iyang camera...ehhehehe.....agoy, kinsa ba kaha ning duha ka lovebirds...ehehhe!

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