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No one could see 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 …

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The 24 Best Lines From Alton Brown's Eater Q&A

The venerable <b>Alton Brown</b> sat down for a community Q&A with Eater earlier today, and as to be expected, he offered some poignant and cheeky answers. Brown is a Food Network staple: He hosted the popular show <i>Good Eats,</i> which fused science with cooking, and he currently plays host on the competitive …

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The Exciting Adventure of the German Lace Manuscript

How long ago was I in Iceland? Good grief, 2011.<br>While I was there, exciting things happened–including this. (Go take a look, please. I'll wait.)<br>On …