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The unnamed artist was given two 50-microgram doses of LSD, one 65 minutes after the other, and had access to an activity box full of crayons and pencils. The subject of his art was the assisting doctor who administered the drug. Though records of the identity of the principal researcher have been lost, it was probably a University of California-Irvine psychiatrist, Oscar Janiger. Janiger, known for his LSD research, died in 2001. "I believe the pictures are from an experiment conducted by the psychiatrist Oscar Janiger starting in 1954 and continuing for seven years, during which time he gave LSD to over 100 professional artists and measured its effects on their artistic output and creative ability. When I erase a word with a pencil, where does it go. Real psychics: Criminal profiling and the F.B.I. On November 16, 1940, workers at the Consolidated Edison building on West Sixty-fourth Street in Manhattan found a homemade pipe bomb on a windowsill.
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Thanks to colored contact lenses, anyone can have violet-colored eyes these days. Taylor didn't come by her purple peepers that way; the first tinted contact lenses weren't commercially available until 1983. Taylor's eye color was the real deal. The appearance of the iris the colored ring that's around the eye's black pupil depends on how much of the natural pigment melanin it contains. The more melanin in your iris, the darker your eyes will look (melanin levels are determined by your genes ). "There are various shades of blues and grays, with many in-between. Eye color can also appear to change based on the eye's light absorption , Saffra said. Makeup can also "bring out" certain colors in the eyes. Are Elizabeth Taylor's eyes really Violet. Not only does she have violet eyes, but she also has a double row of eyelashes!
This is from wikipedia The appearance of "violet" eyes is thought to occur from the mixing of red and blue reflections. Some albinos have eyes that appear violet. Violet eyes are genetically similar to blue eyes, i.e., they are a reflection, pigment, or variant of blue. Is it possible to have purpple eyes? did elizabeth taylor really have purple eyes.
Elizabeth Taylor had a double row of eyelashes; did she really have natural lavender eyes. If photos or her namesake perfume -- Violet Eyes, which debuted just last spring -- weren't proof enough, eyewitness accounts certainly testify to those riveting orbs.
A remembrance by Hollywood Reporter film critic Todd McCarthy recalled a meeting in the 1970s, when the actress had essentially retired from the big screen.