The surprising pattern behind color names around the world – Vox

Colour me gobsmacked.

It’s studies like these on differences in cross-cultural perception that set my heart aflutter.

Accompanying Vox article here.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Secular Magi

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Giving science a greater platform can never not be a good thing, but the author here displays a curious reticence at situating Neil deGrasse Tyson contextually, and at providing a fuller picture of what he achieves, and what he’s up against.

He and others like him (Lawrence Krauss and Bill Nye, to name but two) are

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