The weird thing about the makeup in Foxcatcher was, though one could see where they were coming from, it was just unnecessary. Dupont had a habit of holding his head up, especially when pictures were taken. Carrell could have done the same with his own nose, with the same effect. » 12/19/14 10:24am Friday 10:24am

Stanley Coren's The Intelligence of Dogs seems well-researched to me. It's been a while since I've read it, but it drew its information from a number of sources. And I've had a number of dogs on the lists, from the highs to the lows, and yep, it's pretty accurate. There's a test you can take with your dog. » 12/18/14 8:08am Thursday 8:08am

And the safest way of all is a birth with a midwife in a special birthing room in a hospital. My niece gave birth to her second and third this way, and it was about as pleasant an experience as one can have. (Her first was in the bathtub at home with a midwife, which didn't work out so well — eventually, she had to go… » 12/17/14 9:43am Wednesday 9:43am