HowStuffWorks Reveals The Science Behind Kissing, Chemistry and Cupid's Secrets

Award-Winning Web Site Provides Tips on How to Get a Date and How to Understand Your Mate

(Atlanta, Ga. February 7, 2008): HowStuffWorks (, the high-quality content platform famous for its easy-to-understand explanations, has launched a comprehensive Valentine's Day guide spilling all of Cupid's secrets.

This special feature, found at, offers a fun yet insightful look at the science behind the holiday, including:

For anyone grappling with how to understand their mate, or how to get a date, HowStuffWorks explains it all in plain English -- helping you apply reason to romance.

About HowStuffWorks

Founded by North Carolina State University Professor Marshall Brain in 1998, HowStuffWorks ( is the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. It has won multiple Webby awards, was among Time Magazine's "25 Web Sites We Can't Live Without" in 2006 and 2007, and was among PC Magazine's "Top 100 Web Sites" four times including in 2007. Recently, HowStuffWorks became part of the Discovery Communications family, in a merger that will make HowStuffWorks the cornerstone of Discovery's digital platform and ultimately create a fully multimedia version of an encyclopedia, with content and video that will answer virtually any question an Internet user might have. A HowStuffWorks program on the Discovery Channel is currently in the works. HowStuffWorks is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., and has been a subsidiary of The Convex Group, a media and technology company, since 2003.

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