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These public speaking techniques can help you look smart on video calls
It’s hard to imagine your audience in their underwear when you can only see their faces.
Jackass penguins talk like people
Both species know when to keep it simple.
Monkey mouth sounds could push the evolution of speech back by 27 million years
Only humans have full language, but whether primates had any of language’s key elements is still hotly debated.
These mice sing their little hearts out—and that’s good for neuroscience
What singing rodents can teach us about human conversation.
Facebook can’t solve its hate speech problem with automation
How can the company engineer civil discourse for 2 billion people?
These freaky baboon shrieks could push back the evolution of speech
These silly sounds are vowels, and that's a big deal
Monkeys may technically be able to talk (but this will make you glad they don’t)
They're physically capable, and boy do they sound terrifying
Watch This Orangutan Make Sounds That Resemble Human Speech
“Rocky” offers the first evidence that great apes can control their voices to learn new sounds
Watch A Linguist Translate Teens’ Annoying Groans Into Even More Annoying Academic Jargon
"Breathy-voiced long low back unrounded vowel with advanced tongue root?" Auggghhh.
How People Explain Color Throughout The World [Infographic]
This clever color wheel reveals how different languages explain the color spectrum, whether in three words or more than 60 words.