Sunday, November 21, 2010

Sex Appeal

Women seeking short-term relationships like men with facial scars. * Oh, that cave man look (women still fall for it). * Why cosmetics work (it's about contrast). * Hamburger makeup artistry. * Nefertiti's eye makeup, and the face cream preferred by ancient Rome's women. * Neanderthal cosmetics. * What a computer likes to see in a woman. * Soft, touchable skin for robots. * Wasps that wear makeup suffer a rude awakening. * Shoppers buy more from attractive sales people. * A woman's belly button may signal her mating potential (and outies are out). * When penis enhancement surgery goes awry. * The future of cosmetics (bioengineered skin color). * Etc.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

In Discover Magazine This Month: What Happens in Las Vegas Gets Flipped by Plate Techtonics

In November's Discover Magazine:

Just a few miles from the perfectly enclosed, artificial worlds of the Strip's casinos, there lie some beautiful and accessible spectacles of nature.

See article.