Lexie Gragg

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No one could describe the color 'blue' until modern times

It's about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there.<p>Until relatively recently in human history, "blue" didn't exist, not in the way we think of it.<p>As the delightful Radiolab …

Linguistics

An Astronaut Gave An Out-Of-This-World Tribute To Leonard Nimoy

Live long and prosper.

Dad Cares for Quadruplets After Wife's Tragic Death in Childbirth

It was supposed to be the happiest moment of their lives. Carlos Morales kissed his wife Erica and told her he loved her just minutes before she …

Pregnancy

Solar-powered cats create furry feline sundial | @GrrlScientist

A time-lapse video focuses on a room filled with cats, all of whom are determined to sleep in a narrow sunbeam as it moves across the floor.<p>Saturday is commonly known on the internet as “Caturday” to recognise it as the one day each week when warring factions lay down their angry words for 24 hours …

Hubble at 25: the cosmos at its most breathtaking – in pictures

The Hubble telescope was launched in April 1990. Ever since, it has been providing astronomers with breathtaking images of the cosmos

Hubble Space Telescope

Archaeology

How a jab plunged my life into madness

BBC newsman Malcolm Brabant says yellow-fever vaccination led him to believe he was the Devil<p>Malcolm Brabant's face – round, ruddy, full-featured, and crowned by a bald dome – is immediately recognisable. For 30 years he has been an award-winning member of the BBC’s team of foreign correspondents, …