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No one could see the color blue until modern times

Paulo Philippidis / flickr

This isn’t another story about that dress, or at least, not really.

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. 1,080 more words

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'Vicious' new praying mantis discovered in Rwanda

By Elizabeth Howell

Published May 21, 2014

The female wingless “bush tiger mantis” (Dystacta tigrifrutex) from Nyungwe National Park in southwestern Rwanda. (Gavin Svenson)

On a cool and rainy night in a dense, mountainous forest in Rwanda, insect-surveying scientists discovered a new species of praying mantis, one whose wingless females are “vicious hunters” that prowl for prey as if they were marauding tigers. 310 more words

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Men's finger length indicates how nice they are to women

By Kate Seamons

Published February 19, 2015

Newser

Finger length may be telling. (AP Photo/Staten Island Advance,Vincent Barone)

A study released earlier this month relied on the “2D:4D” ratio to determine that  280 more words

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Mystery photo unseen for 30 years may show Civil War gunship

Published February 14, 2015

Associated Press

FILE 2015: Divers prepare to descend onto the wreck site of the CSS Georgia near the channel of the Savannah River, Savannah, Ga. 723 more words

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