Sugar, honey, listen up. Humans love the sweet taste of sweetness, but have you ever wondered why? What’s the evolutionary purpose behind our love for sweets? Why can we taste sweet anyway? What are those sugar substitutes really made of? And will this diet cola give me cancer? We have an answers!
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Those illustrations come from a book ‘Magic. Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, including Trick Photography’, published in 1897.
Needless to say: one person’s delight is another one’s disgust. From an exterior and, let’s say it, North American point of view, some exotic dishes may appear weird, if not utterly disgusting.
Photograph by Yvon Maurice (Yvon from Ottawa on Flickr)
Imagine a two-dimensional world — you, your friends, everything is 2D. In his 1884 novella, Edwin Abbott invented this world and called it Flatland. Alex Rosenthal and George Zaidan take the premise of Flatland one dimension further, imploring us to consider how we would see dimensions different from our own and why the exploration just may be worth it.
This infographic gives us a glance at some of the details of these widespread chronic issues.