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V.26 No.3 | 01/19/2017

The Daily Word in Skittles, Synesthesia and Trump Updates

By Joshua Lee [ Sat Jan 21 2017 10:22 AM ]
The Daily Word

The Interior Department was told to go silent on all its Twitter feeds after the National Parks Service retweeted a comment on the low turnout for Trump's inauguration.

Apparently one in five people report a synesthetic aural response to flashing lights.

Why were thousands of red skittles on their way to be animal feed in Illinois?

The Women's March movement has even spread to Antarctica.

How many frames can the human eye see in a second? The answer is ... complicated.

Keep up to date with the real-time Vice list of the laws and executive orders Trump has signed. They promise to update during the year.

V.19 No.37 | 9/16/2010
“Musical Notes” by Emil Bisttram

Gallery Review

Sound and Vision

The Albuquerque Museum’s unusual color swap

By Patricia Sauthoff

As far as cognitive peculiarities go, synesthesia seems pretty sweet. Instead of just hearing sounds, the brain translates the aural with another sense function, say vision or taste. What is for one person an F sharp can, for the synesthete, be a green- or raspberry-hued note.

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