Why Can You “Hear” This GIF?
Scientists don’t actually know yet. But we have some vague ideas.
The Shoe Is the New DressCan understanding visual opposition help us understand political opposition? It can’t hurt!
The Meme That Spawned a Science Bonanza What have we learned from a year’s worth of research on “the dress”?
Two Years Later, We Finally Know Why People Saw “The Dress” DifferentlyRemember “the dress”? It disrupted our understanding of color, and, yes, it took science two years to catch up.
The Culture Gabfest “There’s No Wrong Way to Use a Margarita Pool” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Last Man on Earth, Karl Ove Knausgaard’s travel writing, and the viral phenomenon of “the dress.”