By: Colin Jones   |   Aeon   |   June 2022
How our toothy modern smile was invented by a confluence of French dentistry and Parisian portrait-painting in the 1780s

By: Brian Phillips   |   Grantland   |   Nov 2014
A sumo wrestling tournament. A failed coup ending in seppuku. A search for a forgotten man. How one writer’s trip to Japan became a journey through oblivion.