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Connecting the dots

Last night I watched an Australian movie about a teen singer named Honey. Fast forward…the chef in the movie described the way he tastes food as being above that of an “ordinary” person. 396 more words

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Episode 8: Poem 8 - Consider the Hands that Write This Letter

Episode 8: Poem 8 – Consider the Hands that Write This Letter

Join me for a quick introduction to and reading of Aracelis Girmay’s inspiring and heartwarming poem, “Consider the Hands that Write This Letter.”

Poetry

Measuring Intelligence and Decoding the Animal Mind

Is it possible to define animal intelligence, and if so, how? Are smarts purely inherent and genetic, or can they be obtained over time and/or expanded upon? 3,276 more words

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How long is an African elephant's tusk?

In both male and female African elephants, tusks grow for most of an elephant’s lifetime, and are an indicator of age. About 1/3 of the tusk’s total length lies hidden inside the skull and are, in fact, elongated incisors. 161 more words

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