Hidden Japanese Settlement Found in Forests of British Columbia | Smart News | Smithsonian

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“In 2004, archaeology professor Robert Muckle was alerted to a site within the forests of British Columbia’s North Shore mountains, where a few old cans and a sawblade had been discovered. He suspected the area was once home to a historic logging camp, but he did not anticipate that he would spend the next 14 years unearthing sign after sign of a forgotten Japanese settlement—one that appears to have been abruptly abandoned.”

Source: Hidden Japanese Settlement Found in Forests of British Columbia | Smart News | Smithsonian

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

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

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.

Source: BBC – Travel – The US island that speaks Elizabethan English

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.

Source: Liberals and Conservatives React in Wildly Different Ways to Repulsive Pictures