Although the idea of a “favorite” is somewhat fleeting (he is only three years old), one of my son’s go to nighttime reads is Beautiful Oops!, a colorful, inventive little children’s book by Barney Saltzberg.
Or, “why email is still represented by an envelope.” Design professor Josiah Kahane explains. Semioticians classify signs or sign systems in relation to the way they are transmitted. To illuminate one
An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate. Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria,
Key structural differences in the brains of parrots explain the birds' ability to imitate sounds and human speech Scientists have discovered how parrots talk, as they believe it's down to the wiring in
A new study uncovers the role of a single gene that can control brain size and intelligence — of zebrafish and guppies Bottlenose dolphins have an average brain mass of 1.6 kg, slightly greater than that
If you run into an old friend at the train station, your brain will probably form a memory of the experience. And that memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw him. For
There are changes creeping up on us that we deplore, and runny jam is one of them As a student, I once had a holiday job sitting on a conveyor belt putting cut-out golliwogs into jars of Robertson’s jam.
How our jam can be harmonised with that of nations incapable of distinguishing between it and marmalade? They are messing around with jam now. “They” are the Coalition ministers responsible for jam, and