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A Kiss Is Just A Kiss, Unless It’s Actually A Sign

In terms of a pecking order, I’ve always believed that the stroke of midnight New Year’s Eve kiss deserves a top spot. I’m not suggesting it hits “you may now kiss the bride” status, but it’s well above the “makeup kiss,” the “sealed with a kiss” and “the long kiss goodbye.”

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Here, Let The Duggars Show You How To Make Out

OK. I don’t know about you, but my parents did not, at any point, teach me how to kiss. I also feel reasonably sure that if I took a poll of everyone I knew and was like “Did your parents teach you how to kiss?” they would look at me like I was nuts. I… More »


Ryan Gosling’s Best Kisses, On Screen And Off

We’ve seen Ryan Gosling smooch a lot of ladies — both on screen and off — but nothing, nothing compared to the romantic moments he shared with his The Notebook costar and ex-girlfriend, Rachel McAdams (sorry, Eva Mendes!). If you don’t believe us, judge for yourself. We’re taking a look back at Ryan’s lip-locking repertoire,… More »


Sex Like You’ve Never Seen It Before: Through An MRI Scan

This video from Vox shows magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of human beings doing all kinds of nifty things, like blowing a trumpet, drinking pineapple juice, giving birth, and even having sex. Watching a penis thrust into a vagina — or what I assume was a vagina — is far less erotic than you think;… More »


Italian Mayor Wants To Ban Same-Sex Kissing In Public

The mayor of Borgosesia, Italy, wants to ban gay couples from kissing in public because — pearl clutch — think of the children! He is proposing a ban that would fine couples 500 Euros for kissing in public. “I don’t like two people of the same sex making public displays of affection,” he told… More »


“The Slap” Is The Perfect Cheeky Response To That “First Kiss” Video

Remember that “First Kiss” video that came out a few months ago, that purported to feature 20 strangers kissing for the first time? It was cute, but our awws were cut short when it was revealed the whole thing, while not quite a hoax, featured models and actors and was really an ad for the… More »


Watching 20 Strangers Kiss For The First Time Will Renew Your Faith In Sucking Face [Updated]

We’ve all had those awful first kisses that make us want to sterilize our mouths and swear off human intimacy for a long while. But, for the most part, kissing is one of those activities that is beautiful and intimate by nature, even if you barely know the person you’re snogging. In “First Kiss” a… More »


Jessica Alba On Kissing Your Kids On The Lips: “People Allow Dogs To Lick At Their Mouths”

In a teaser for Jessica Alba’s Redbook cover interview, the magazine shared a “sneak peak” at a few of the star’s juiciest quotes. Spoiler alert: they’re not the least bit juicy.

In her interview, the actress tackles the hot-button issue of parent/child kissing. Jessica is passionate in her belief that parents should kiss… More »


Do Not Want For Valentine’s Day: Make-Out Practice Pillow

“When I was in middle school, everyone joked about making out with pillows for practice,” said Emily King, the designer who created the Make-Out Practice Pillow. “I’m assuming that I was not the only one for whom the jokes had some truth.”

Emily, who was inspired to make the pillow with a mouth… More »


Public Service Announcement: 11 Ways Kissing Is Great For Your Health

Women’s magazines (and probably Snapple Facts) have been touting it for years, but there’s real science behind it: kissing is good for your health. You already know the obvious reasons it makes your life better, but as it turns out, it makes your body a lot better too. Kissing deserves more appreciation in its own right… More »


GIF Of The Day: What A Kiss Looks Like From Inside Your Mouth

Good morning! Thanks to my friend Cooper, who linked to this fascinating gem of a GIF on Twitter. This is what a kiss looks like from the perspective of one of the tongues doing the spit-swatting. Sexual. [imgur] … More »


Lawsuit: 15-Year-Old Girl Kicked Out Of Summer Camp For Kissing Boy

A family filed a lawsuit yesterday against Camp Emerson, in Hinsdale, Massachusetts, because their 15-year-old daughter was kicked out of summer camp for kissing a boy. The suit, which refers to the Westport, Connecticut, teenager as “Jane Doe,” said she met the boy on something called “court time” when girls and boys play basketball together… More »


10 Celebrity Family Members Locking Lips

Will and Jaden Smith appeared on Thai TV show “The Woody Show” to promote their new film, “After Earth.” You can watch the full segment here, but let me give you the big highlight. The host asks Will, “Have you ever kissed your son on Thai television before?”  Will replies, “I can kiss my son.” More »


Cafe Lets Patrons Pay With … Kisses?

No cash at the coffee shop? No problem. If you’re at the Metro St. James coffeehouse in Sydney, Australia, you’re allowed to pay with a kiss. No, you don’t have to makeout with the pimply barista — the crew at the Metro just want to watch. All this month, the cafe is running a special… More »


The French Finally Invent A Word For “French Kissing”

The French have finally added a word to the dictionary to describe their most famous expression of l’amour: the French kiss. The Petit Robert 2014 French dictionary added the verb “galocher,” which means to kiss with tongues. Previously, the French described French kissing literally, as in “kissing at length in the mouth,” the dictionary’s publisher… More »


How To Get Rid Of A Hickey That’s Cramping Your Style

A good, sexy romp can mean not just an orgasm, but a hickey or love bite along the way. Nothing wrong with that, but you might not want to broadcast your hookup to the world (or, um, at work). We have to be honest: just like any other bruise, a hickey will not go away overnight.

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France Will Now Reimburse The Cost Of Abortions, Provide Free Contraception To Teen Girls

Beginning yesterday, France will provide access to free birth control for teenaged girls ages 15 to 18 without parental notification, as well as reimburse the cost of abortions to all women over age 18.

Pinch me. Am I dreaming? It’s not still April Fools’ Day, right? … More »


French Kissing No Longer Considered As Rapey In The Netherlands

Tongues away, everyone! A Dutch Supreme Court panel decided on Tuesday that forcible French-kissing should not be on par with rape. For 15 years, The Netherlands’ criminal code stated a “forced-tongue kiss” and rape both carried a maximum 12-year prison sentence. But this panel of three men and two women overturned a rape conviction on… More »


Awkward NYE Kisses: Kathy Griffin Smooches Anderson Cooper’s Crotch & Jenny McCarthy Maybe Makes Out With A Guy With A Herpes Sore

First of all, Happy New Year, you guys! Did you kiss anyone special when the clock hit midnight? Sadly, I was smoochless, but even that’s preferable to the kissing Kathy Griffin and Jenny McCarthy engaged in on New Year’s Eve. Griffin was, as usual, hosting CNN’s New Year’s coverage with Anderson Cooper and thought the… More »


The 7 Best Kinds Of Kisses

As you pass through your teenage years via the valley of lost virginities and the college years of random sex, the simple act of kissing starts getting really underrated. It makes sense, I guess. When you’re 16, the make-out sessions aren’t leading anywhere (at least for me, I started kind of late) so you can… More »


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