This Guy Hears Colors Because He Can’t See Them

SHUT THE FRONT DOOR. Thanks to a microchip in his brain, Neil Harbisson now hears colors.

Besides having the coolest haircut AND best outfit I’ve seen in a decade, Neil Harbisson was born to a completely grayscale world. He can now perceive color through tones emitted from a sensor in front of his head to a chip in the back of his brain. He even dreams in color now.

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2. How he saw the world before 2004.

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3. And now, after the sensor? “It sounds like…grass.”

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4. “I’m dressed in C Major.”

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Because of the way he now perceives the world, some strange quirks have arisen, for instance, the ability to “see” songs:

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6. How Mozart’s Queen of The Night Aria Looks:

Mozart is perfect.

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7. How Justin Bieber’s “Baby” Looks

It looks like bubblegum.

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