Mona Lisa just got cuter with the help of sticker picture machines. The sticker picture machines were originally developed by Persona developer Atlus in 1996 with the help of Sega.
One popular development, now 2010, is the skin blemishing and eye enlarging software. Large eyes are a standard tropes in Japanese games and anime and are viewed desirable for Japanese women.
Imagine having large eyes stuck on to Mona Lisa's face? Don't she look cuter? Japan Probe points out that skin whitening and larger eyes are not Japanese women trying to "look caucasian". White skin has been traditionally been a symbol of feminine beauty for hundreds of years. And large eyes make the face appear smaller.
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more