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HowStuffWorks.com Shares the Secrets of Aphrodisiacs and Online Dating this Valentine's Day

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[ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2009] - HowStuffWorks.com, the Web site famous for demystifying the world, shares the secrets of the kiss, online dating, aphrodisiacs and flirting to help readers find and celebrate love this Valentine's Day.

While the kiss has become a ubiquitous display of affection, few know its history. HowStuffWorks.com tells the story in How Kissing Works: http://people.howstuffworks.com/kissing.htm.

For those looking to create a romantic atmosphere, tip the laws of attraction in their favor or make a special meal this Valentine's Day, HowStuffWorks.com reveals some of the secrets to help. From foods and scents to music, find out How Aphrodisiacs Work: http://health.howstuffworks.com/aphrodisiac.htm .

Online dating has become the icebreaker of choice for millions of people searching for Mr. or Ms. Right. With pictures, personal profiles and a variety of personality tests, surfers are flocking to the Web to find their ideal mate. What's the best way to navigate and ensure a successful match that anyone interested on online dating needs to know? Find out in How Online Dating Works: http://people.howstuffworks.com/online-dating.htm.

Flirting is both an art and a science largely driven by the confidence of the flirter -- but approaching the target of one's affection can be fraught with anxiety. HowStuffWorks.com breaks it down in How Flirting Works http://people.howstuffworks.com/flirting.htm. The site also features a video where flirters can learn the tricks of the trade.

Whether readers are looking for love or a romantic way to celebrate this Valentine's Day, HowStuffWorks.com is the online destination for demystifying the age-old questions of human attraction.

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