From Non-Recursive to Recursive Language 70K Years Ago – How?

From Non-Recursive to Recursive Language 70K Years Ago – How? 1 point by giardini 2 minutes ago | hide | past | web | favorite | discuss “Language evolution to revolution: the leap from rich-vocabulary non-recursive communication system to recursive language 70,000 years ago was…

Human-caused biodiversity decline started millions of years ago

Dinofelis, painting by Mauricio Antón. The picture shows a saber-toothed cat Dinofelis eating while one of our ancestors are watching. Dinofelis has been considered a predator that our ancestors were greatly fearing. But new research suggests that it was human ancestors that may have caused…

Uber Safety Report Details Sexual Assaults in U.S. Over Two Years

Uber Technologies Inc. said it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault involving U.S. passengers or drivers during 2017 and 2018, underscoring the risk that has been a chief criticism of ride-hailing companies around the world. In a report released Thursday, Uber voluntarily disclosed the first…

Macron pension reform: France paralysed by biggest strike in years

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters take over streets in France for the largest nationwide strike in years France’s largest nationwide strike in years has severely disrupted schools and transport. Workers are angry about planned pension reforms that would see them retiring…