Astark: “Honey, leave those bees alone and come to bed!” “Dammit woman, I’m doing this for humanity!” The tagline for the movie about his life will be, “In a world divided by the color of men’s skin, one man rose above bigotry to prove that bees could also see color.”
SpermWhale: From now on I will call “Trial, and Error” as “Roach Approach”.
eiregobrachtx92: He also had awesome facial hair.
duffnut: I read that as “Cockroaches can learn by trial and error that honeybees can see color” and, for a moment, was utterly confused
TotallyScrewtable: Do you know bees and dogs can smell fear?
Did you know the human head weighs 8 pounds?
garbage21: Please stop calling all black people african americans. And please stop calling americans who are black african american.. just call them american.
redditadakar: Honeybee? Do we we still have Honey or Bees?
VariaXI: Not that I have anything to show for my entire life, but I don’t really want my legacy to be “he found out bees see color” or “he taught cockroaches”
Tashul: This til reminds me of the time when i googled “American inventors” and the only thing that showed up were black people who invented pop corn machines or slightly improved existing technologies. And then there was Thomas Edison hidden somewhere among them
Solero77: No, he wasn’t an african american, he was an american. Period.
Ohagy: He passed away so young.
Jumaro: Science, mothefucker, do you speak it?
whingeypomme: why is this noteworthy? is it because he’s black?
SepZ: Jesus fuck while getting railed by racism.
How was he able to attend University?
jnksjdnzmd: Those are like the least impressive things to be remembered for lol
enigmical: One of the most consistent beliefs of man is that he is special over all the animals, and that the animals are so inferior that they cannot do simple things that man can – like see colors. It is egotism, pure and simple