Opinion | The World’s Smartest Chimp Has Died – The New York Times

Her life helped us answer the question: What do animals think about?

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BBC – Travel – The US island that speaks Elizabethan English

The island of Ocracoke in North Carolina is known for its distinct ‘Hoi Toider’ brogue (Credit: Credit: Peter Ptschelinzew/Alamy)

Native Americans, English sailors and pirates all came together on Ocracoke Island in North Carolina to create the only American dialect that is not identified as American.

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I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.

Read comic: I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

Liberals and Conservatives React in Wildly Different Ways to Repulsive Pictures

Apparently, conservatives are more intolerant.

To a surprising degree, our political beliefs may derive from a specific aspect of our biological makeup: our propensity to feel physical revulsion.

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