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Smiles Mimic, Show Status
2012-10-15 20:18:49

A new study released by students in the department of psychology at the University of California in San Diego shows the action of returning a smile is determined by station and sense of security.

Grin And Bear It - Smiling Relieves Stress
2012-07-31 09:11:00

Smiling and laughing is said to be contagious among people, but smiling could possibly even have a positive effect on the body.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.