Over 1,000 aspirants, including 62 from India, have been shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four men and women on a one-way trip to Mars in 2024 to establish a More »
By decoding the brain activity of infants that were subconsciously exposed to various expressions, an international team of psychologists has demonstrated how humans learn to communicate using their eyes alone.
When it comes to expressing our emotions – intentionally or not – there’s nothing quite like our eyes. Whether we’re experiencing feelings of joy or fear, or a deep sadness or boredom that we can’t help but give away, our eyes are the windows to our souls, and as humans, there’s not a whole lot we can do to change that.
But let’s not lose perspective here, as Alison Gopnik points out at The Washington Post, eyes are really just slightly squishy globes of jelly-goo surrounded in special nerves, fibres and lens cells. They’re incredibly complex organs, yes, but how can they
Celebrated British ‘snow artist’, Simon Beck, has created 175 epic snow drawings over the past decade, and has managed to forge a career out of the unusual artform. Covering an area of around 100 metres by 100 metres, most often in the freshly laid snow of the European Alps, each snowscape requires more than 10 hours work at a time, as Beck walks distances of up to 40 km to complete them.