“The Golden Ratio is widely believed to be a natural principle related to the laws of equilibrium. Many great artists have proportioned their works according to the Golden Ratio, as it is believed to be aesthetically pleasing. Hence, a ‘perfect’ face would display Golden Ratio proportions such as these: Distance from Top-of-the-head to Chin divided […]
Some might take the view that if you use a camera-equipped laptop, tablet, or smartphone, or post your snaps to a social networking site, then various corporate or governmental organisations (or both) might be likely run an automated face-recognition algorithm on your photo(s). If you were to object to such practices, then you might choose […]
A TV commercial for Dorothy Gray Salon Cold Cream uses a geiger counter to measure the slightly radioactive dirt that they had smeared on a fashion model’s face. It’s a 1950’s triumph for the use of measurement in the fashion industry.
Franceso d’Errico of the University of Bordeaux said that yes, Neanderthals wore makeup and liked to chat. He said it to ABC News. But Franceso d’Errico of Yale University made no public statement on the question. (Thanks to investigator Scott Langill for bringing this to our attention.)