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Put on Your Wellies and Don’t Look Down

A new book on urban exploration takes readers on a trans-Atlantic trespassing binge, from the sewers of Paris to the top of London’s tallest skyscraper, by way of Chicago and Detroit.

The Science of Unmasking our Smiles!

Marianne LaFrance, a Professor of Psychology at Yale University, has found that many professional photographers (e.g., those who take photographs of authors for their book jackets) actually forbid their subjects to smile as they regard smiling as a non-distinguishing facial expression.  But in a less esoteric world, people expect and want others to smile for the…