For example, students in the graphic design course asked me to give them lessons in color, insisting they knew nothing about it. This really surprised me. My immediate answer was, â€œBut you should teach me! Youâ€™re surrounded by color and use it in such powerful ways in every aspect of daily life. I admire you for it!â€ Their response was to laugh and say, â€œBut Teacher! Thatâ€™s not design! We need to use design colors.â€ From talking to my students and people in the cultural sector, I got the impression that design was this distant, quite artificial, field they had to adapt to.
Enough fat to fill nine double-decker buses is being removed from sewers under London’s Leicester Square. A team of “flushers” equipped with full breathing apparatus has been drafted in with shovels to dig out an estimated 1,000 tonnes of putrid fat.
Update: Just in-case you wanted to see some video footage of the fat removal.
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In any case, says the science history professor, “this is the first occasion I’ve ever discovered where someone discovered something and immediately decided to blow it up.”
It was one of those scientific theories that had “good idea” written all over it.