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Tasting With Our Eyes: Why Bright Blue Chicken Looks So Strange

"Visual cues kind of have precedence and can set up expectations about what it is we think we’re going to taste and what the flavor will be," he says. "And those expectations tend to be a very powerful determinant what we actually experience."

For example, different shades of red can make us perceive food as 11 percent sweeter than it actually is. Green tends to make us think the food will be sour. And blue can make us turn away in disgust, which may explain our reaction to Brown’s blue chicken.

Read more on NPR’s website.

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A Counter-Narrative on Black Male Students:

• We are not gangsters and thugs.

• We are employees and volunteers.

• We are scholars.

• We are athletes.

House of Cards!
Frank deliberately cut the president out of the pic… View high resolution

House of Cards!

Frank deliberately cut the president out of the pic…

I would not be able to use this bathroom. #IHateClowns
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I would not be able to use this bathroom. #IHateClowns

See more photos of this Retro Bohemian New York Loft here

I am a woman, a mutant, a thief, an X-Men, a lover, a wife, a queen. I am all these things. I am Storm, and for me, there are no such things as limits.
Ororo Munroe

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Finger Coil Tutorial for Medium to Long Natural Hair.

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Finger-coiling to get defined curls!

Aaliyah. Four Page Letter.
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Aaliyah. Four Page Letter.

Check out the artist’s tumblr!

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Solange at New York Fashion Week. Love the brocade pants. View high resolution

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Solange at New York Fashion Week. Love the brocade pants.

Black. Beautiful. Australians.

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First black Olympic figure skating pair! Go France!

(Source: reuters.com)

Inspiration Nation.
Naomie Harris
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Long Walk To Freedom’s Naomie Harris Covers Fault Magazine
British actress Naomie Harris covers FAULT Magazine’s Winter 2013-14 issue photographed by Louie Banks.
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Inspiration Nation.

Naomie Harris

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Long Walk To Freedom’s Naomie Harris Covers Fault Magazine

British actress Naomie Harris covers FAULT Magazine’s Winter 2013-14 issue photographed by Louie Banks.