Cultural Geography

Human Geography

Facial expressions across cultures

Researchers from Glasgow University took a look at how East Asians interpret facial expressions as compared to those from the West: In the study, East Asians were more likely than Westerners to read the expression for “fear” as “surprise”, and “disgust” as “anger”. One critical difference discovered is that East […]

Human Geography

Happy Countries

Denmark is the most happy and Zimbabwe is the least happy country as determined by the latest survey from the World Values Survey.  According to MSNBC, the survey has been conducted since 1981 and asks two questions “Taking all things together, would you say you are very happy, rather happy, […]

Human Geography

Museum of Online Museums

The Museum of Online Museums houses links not only to the virtual versions of well known museums from around the world but also a growing collection of offbeat and downright odd online collections. Of note is the collection of “Airline Spoons of the World” and the “Penny Postcard Archive”. Visit […]