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The Lesson of the Monkeys. I was first told of this experiment* by a former work colleague, and later discovered this illustration of it.

The Lesson of the Monkeys

It’s both illuminating and disturbing. There is a clunky word that describes this phenomenon: filiopietism, or the reverence of forebears or tradition carried to excess. But I prefer another term for it: the tragic circle. I believe many of these tragic circles exist, mostly unseen, in across all cultures and societites, causing untold harm. Figure & Gesture Drawing Tool. Greg Rutter's Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet Unless You're a Loser or Old or Something. The Easter Island “Heads” Have Bodies. Self Sufficient Living. Abandoned Sites. Infiltration offers a mix of the practice and theory of urban exploration in areas not designed for public usage.

Abandoned Sites

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Guide to Growing Vegetables

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List of colors

A number of the color swatches below are taken from domain-specific naming schemes such as X11 or HTML4. RGB values are given for each swatch because such standards are defined in terms of the sRGB color space. It is not possible to accurately convert many of these swatches to CMYK values because of the differing gamuts of the two spaces, but the color management systems built into operating systems and image editing software attempt such conversions as accurately as possible.

The HSV (hue, saturation, value) color space values, also known as HSB (hue, saturation, brightness), and the hex triplets (for HTML web colors) are also given in the following table. Colors that appear on the web-safe color palette—which includes the sixteen named colors—are noted.[1] (Those four named colors corresponding to the neutral grays have no hue value, which is effectively ignored—i.e., left blank.)

How to Get a Copy of Your FBI. The Freedom of Information Act is a powerful thing.

How to Get a Copy of Your FBI

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13 Freakishly Sexy World Records. Quotable.

13 Freakishly Sexy World Records

10 Ways Our Minds Warp Time. How time perception is warped by life-threatening situations, eye movements, tiredness, hypnosis, age, the emotions and more… The mind does funny things to our experience of time.

10 Ways Our Minds Warp Time

Just ask French cave expert Michel Siffre. In 1962 Siffre went to live in a cave that was completely isolated from mechanical clocks and natural light. Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought. Humans The human mind is a wonderful thing.

Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought

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