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Old article, but this is one of my favorite stories out of the art world, the story of Vantablack

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    cfabbro
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    Have you seen the "I Can't Show You How Pink This Pink Is" video about the world's Pinkest Pink by Tom Scott? It's similarly wonderful. :)

    Have you seen the "I Can't Show You How Pink This Pink Is" video about the world's Pinkest Pink by Tom Scott? It's similarly wonderful. :)

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    1. pHorniCaiTe
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      I have. It's really interesting stuff. I definitely understand the technical limitation part of it, but I still haven't seen any of these blankest blank colors in person. One of my friends from...

      I have. It's really interesting stuff. I definitely understand the technical limitation part of it, but I still haven't seen any of these blankest blank colors in person. One of my friends from reddit who paints described it as "looking at the most vibrant pink while also on LSD."

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    meristele
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    I laughed so hard. First time seeing this, and it reaffirms my faith in human nature. XD

    I laughed so hard. First time seeing this, and it reaffirms my faith in human nature. XD

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    1. RespectMyAuthoriteh
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      Yeah, I hadn't heard of this either. Very amusing.

      Yeah, I hadn't heard of this either. Very amusing.

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  3. Cleb
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    Incredibly cool. I knew about (and adored) Vantablack before this, but I had no idea about the Semple and Koor and the pinkest pink and contract portion. Learn something new every day, and I guess...

    Incredibly cool. I knew about (and adored) Vantablack before this, but I had no idea about the Semple and Koor and the pinkest pink and contract portion. Learn something new every day, and I guess gain another one of my favorite colors!

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