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Geographic distribution of the 6,452 word lists analyzed in this study. Colors distinguish different linguistic macroareas, regions with relatively little or no contact between them (but with much internal contact between their populations). These are North America (orange), South America (dark green), Eurasia (blue), Africa (green), Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands (red), and Australia (fuchsia). Image credit: Damián E. Blasi et al.

Humans tend to use the same sounds across languages to describe basic objects and ideas

Bookplate of Rosamond Sturgis Brooks, designed by artist Dorothy Sturgis Harding (1920), lithograph (via Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

Bookplate of Rosamond Sturgis Brooks, designed by artist Dorothy Sturgis Harding lithograph (via Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

A mass grave found outside of Athens may contain the burial  of followers of Cylon, a tyrant who sought to take over the Acropolis in 632 B.C.

Shackled Skeletons Could Be Ancient Greek Rebels

Newly discovered mass graves could be filled with an ancient Greek tyrant’s…

17 Slang Names for Your Significant Other from the 18th Century | Mental Floss

17 Crude Names for Your Significant Other from the 18th Century

Non Indo-Euro language map

A site which can show the words for the numbers 1 to 10 in over 5000 different languages, via a world map allows you to navigate through the the numbers 1 to 10 in different languages from around the world

Hms victori 1744- recuperación engullido por el mar

HMS Victory recovery engulfed in controversy as Labour MP accuses key players of 'scam'

Question of the Week: How tall were ancient Egyptians? | UCL Researchers in Museums

Question of the Week: How tall were ancient Egyptians?

Digging the Secrets of Ancient Maya Gardeners in the Yucatan

Archaeologists are unearthing new clues to the changing face of ancient Maya gardening in Mexico.

Using The Neurological Cognitive Process For Learning English | EnglishOk http://www.englishok.com.br/using-the-neurological-cognitive-process-for-learning-english/

Join John Grinder (co-creator of NLP and New Code NLP) , Carmen Bostic St.

Scientists find footprints - left by some of the biggest dinosaurs ever to have walked on Earth - in a bay on the Isle of Skye.

Jurassic footprints found on Skye

Researchers get to unfold another story of our past as they found more than 100 dinosaur footprints on the Isle of Skye.

Emojis are a communicative system allowing people to communicate emotions, actions, or impressions that they don’t feel they can express in text. The Oxford English Dictionary supports this analysis of emojis, and cites it as the reason they made the “tears of joy” emoji their Word of the Year in 2015. However if you adhere to the strictest definition of language, emojis definitely do not make the cut.

Are Emojis Language?

Emojis are a communicative system allowing people to communicate emotions, actions, or impressions that they don’t feel they can express in text. The Oxford English Dictionary supports this analysis of emojis, and cites it as the reason they made the “tears of joy” emoji their Word of the Year in 2015. However if you adhere to the strictest definition of language, emojis definitely do not make the cut.

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History Channel Snaps Up Jeremy Renner's Scripted Drama About the Knights Templar

New research shows that what babies hear before birth and in the first months of life affects both sound perception and sound production.

Language Lessons Start in the Womb

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