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Understanding Facial Expressions On World Smile Day
2013-10-04 09:26:55

In 1963, Massachusetts artist Harvey Ball created the iconic yellow smiley face, an international sign of goodwill and peace. Though the image is instantly recognizable, some Spanish researchers are questioning the power of the smile and suggest this expression could confuse our perceptions of others’ emotions.

2012-10-05 23:02:33

Giving many a reason to smile, today on World Smile Day and during the month of October, Greeting Card Universe, the world’s largest greeting card store will donate 100% of profits from the


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.