CategoryThought & Fancy
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Tall conical hats have been fashionably worn as symbols of power and magic. Elsewhere and at a different time, these hats have been used as a method of humiliation for disgraced criminals. How and why have so many different cultures attributed different meanings to the same shape?
Our mouths are our comfort, our saviour and our poison-tester all in one. You would think that dulling even one taste receptor should be bad news, but our neatly ordered taste buds are actually not as adept at tasting as you might think…