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    Blueberry Crumble

    I am not a huge fan of easter desserts, mainly because I think its weird to make adorable bunnies or chicks and then eat them. Sooo this year I decided to take advantage of the amazing fresh fruit that’s available (yay California) and made some blueberry crumbles. Honestly, these are pretty easy and SO tasty- especially while they are warm out of the oven. Crumble Ingredients: 1/2 C brown sugar 1/4 C white sugar 1 t. baking powder 1 C butter (slightly colder than room temp) 1 egg 1/2 t salt 3 cups all-purpose flour zest of one lemon and half an orange Filling Ingredients: Juice of one lemon 4 C of fresh blueberries (or mixed…

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    When I was working for Dr. VS Ramachandran at UCSD, we did a lot of work in synesthesia. Synesthesia is a condition that causes people to perceive numbers and letters with specific color attributes. It is often described (some-what incorrectly) as a “blending” of senses because synesthetes see numbers with colors, hear flashes of light, or smell sounds. It was really fascinating to hear subjects describe numbers and letters with colors and describe non-matching colors (like a blue 4) to be “all-wrong” because it should be green. The Huffington Post just made a really simple video describing synesthesia, which gives a good introductory explanation of what it all is: http://chip.ucsd.edu/index.html Also,…

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