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Autistic Savants Part 2 – The Rainman Twins

September 18th, 2014  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, SCIENCE | Comments Off on Autistic Savants Part 2 – The Rainman Twins

Autistic Savants Part 2 – The Rainman Twins

It’s been a while since we added to the Science section. Today, I searched “Autistic Savants” and came upon Florence (Flo) and Katherine (Kay) Lyman, identical twins in their late fifties from New Jersey. They have been dubbed the Rainman Twins and had a documentary made about them in 2011. They demonstrate an extraordinary ability […]

Autistic Savants Part 1 – Stephen Wiltshire

June 26th, 2014  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, SCIENCE | Comments Off on Autistic Savants Part 1 – Stephen Wiltshire

Autistic Savants Part 1 – Stephen Wiltshire

Those with Autism struggle to fit into mainstream society being cast off as strange and socially incapable. Regardless of where they fall on the Autism spectrum, they are limited in their freedom to contribute to this world as they are largely ignored and avoided. In recent years, with the help of social media and a […]

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gallimaufry \gal-uh-MAW-free\ - noun

a heterogeneous mixture : jumble

The essay collection covers a gallimaufry of subjects, from stamp collecting to Portuguese cooking.

"Upon entering the gallery, one of the first things that catches my eye is a gallimaufry of vibrant, oversized collages."
— Rosalie Spear, The Las Vegas Weekly, 29 Mar. 2016

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