Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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Detect True Feelings

After watching the drama series, ‘Lie to Me’, I got curious about facial micro-expressions. Facial micro-expressions are rapidly involuntary facial expressions which reveal disguised feelings. They can be significant for understanding humans’ deceitful behaviors. Micro-expressions were first found by Haggard and Issacs in 1966. (Haggard, 1966) They examined...

Stephen Hawking Tribute Comic Review

“Tribute: Stephen Hawking” by Michael Lent and Brian McCarthy with art by Zach Bassett and published by Tidalwave Productions, released 2019.   I confess: I never really paid attention to Stephen Hawking. I knew who he was: a popular scientist and a man with ALS. He would appear on...

The Guinea Pig as a Pet

  Guinea pigs are one of the most popular small house pets and for good reason! Cute and communicative, they can form close bonds with their owners. However, owning a guinea pig means making the commitment to provide it a good life. There are many misconceptions about what...

If I only had a…spine?

For as long as I can remember, I have been obsessed with how people move. Now, hear me out. Even simple movements are fascinating if you really think about it. Electrical signals from your brain and spinal cord communicating with hundreds of muscles, forcing them to work...