Nov 20th, 2019
So what is evolution exactly? How would you explain it to someone who doesn't think they are "good at science"? Can we see evolution happening today? Should we be worried about mutant Vikings and hybrid coyotes?
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produced by Zack Jackson
music by Zack Jackson and Barton Willis
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Al regel achat: while standing on one foot--story explanation (and how it is used in modern Hebrew)
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Chicken or Egg…first the egg!
We don’t understand big numbers
Coywolf (or wolfoyte if preferred)
Zack's Worm Bin
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Reading up on evolution
Video on natural selection (Crash Course):
Video on evolution (Crash Course)
History of language evolution
Or a TED-ed short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWDKsHm6gTA
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper (Kindle Edition)
Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch (Kindle Edition)
A forest of language trees, showing their relationships: