Editor’s note: This article is part of a curious series on human body parts. Read the first article in the series, ‘On the subject of feet and hands’, here. Well. What can be said of noses? We all have them. Unless, of course, you are Lord Vouldermourt, or a drunk driving burn victim. That’s really the only time we realize the importance of noses, when they’re no longer there… Take away the eyebrows and you’ve got one of the central ingredients of a timeless Da Vinci masterpiece. Take away the nose and, well, let’s just say you are more in Van Gogh territory.