Jess Coleman

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Bonobo "Baby Talk" Reveals Roots of Human Language

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>We visit the Jacksonville Zoo to spend some quality family time with the endangered apes, among our closest kin.<p><b>JACKSONVILLE, Florida—</b>Like any precocious teen, Neely Ann is energetic and curious. She dances in great, looping circles while the fuddy-duddy adults …

This is how Force Touch might work on the next iPhone

Apple is widely expected to bring Force Touch to the next iPhone, and now we're getting some idea of how it might work. According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, Force Touch will be used as a way to access shortcuts, pull up menus, and activate new functions. If that sounds kind of confusing, well, it is — for now, at …

How Military R&D Created The Food We Eat

A new book tracks today's convenience foods back to the wars they came out of<p>The list of military inventions that have transformed civilian life is long, stretching back at least as far as the Roman Empire’s road system (built for troop transit but foundational to the spread of Christianity as well …

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Rare White Rhino Dies, Leaving Only Four Left on the Planet

The death of the 31-year-old female at a Czech zoo paints a bleak picture for the northern white rhino subspecies.<p>A northern white rhinoceros named Nabiré died Monday at a Czech zoo, leaving only four of the subspecies alive in the world. Their outlook is bleak: Only one male remains, and at 42 …

New Drugs Mimic Genetic Mutations To Make Humans More Super

It pays to study real-life X-Men<p>Steven Pete can’t feel pain. Timothy Dreyer has bones several times thicker than the average human. Both conditions were caused by a combination of genetic mutations. While both conditions have negatively impacted the men’s health at various points in their lives, …

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Do You Have A Mellow Music Brain Or An Intense One?

Cognitive style linked to preference in pop music<p>You truly believe that Kanye is the best musician on the planet. Is it simply a matter of taste, or is something else going on?<p>Although there’s no doubt that music preferences change over time and are shaped by social factors like what our friends …

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Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

The Proper Method to Resurrect a Wet Phone With Rice

Even if a wet cell phone seems dead, there's a good chance it can be resuscitated as long as you act fast. This is a DIY moment: Your phone's warranty probably doesn't cover water damage.<p><b>Q: If I get my phone wet, what's the best way to bring it back to life?</b><p><b>A:</b> Even if a wet cell phone seems dead, …