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Average Mammal Size Has Shrunk Ever Since Dawn of Human Hunting | Inverse
Researchers say that the largest mammals on Earth began to go extinct when humans arrived on the scene, slowly but surely driving down the average size of mammals on earth from 200 pounds to 15 pounds. At this rate, the largest mammal on Earth may soon be a cow.
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Color: From Hexcodes to Eyeballs
Why do we perceive background-color: #9B51E0 as this particular purple?

This is one of those questions where I thought I’d known the answer for a long time, but as I inspected my understanding, I realized there were pretty significant gaps.

Through an exploration of electromagnetic radiation, optical biology, colorimetry, and display hardware, I hope to start filling in some of these gaps. If you want to skip ahead, here’s the lay of the land we’ll be covering:
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