Where Do Subjects Start Out in Sentences? Word Order and…

Where Do Subjects Start Out in Sentences? Word Order and VPISH 

Why do different languages slot their words into sentences in different sequences? Do the subjects of sentences have to start off at the beginning of the sentence? In this week’s episode, we talk about word order and the Verb Phrase-Internal Subject Hypothesis, or VPISH: how much variation in orders we see across languages, why having the subject start out lower down in the syntactic tree helps us capture these differences, and what other evidence we have that the subject might not start exactly where it appears.

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Recording the Sounds of Extinction  Bernie Krause has been…

Recording the Sounds of Extinction 

Bernie Krause has been recording wildlife sounds, or “soundscapes,” for over forty years. He’s amassed the largest archive in the world, and in doing so, can chart how wildlife sounds have changed over the course of climate change. Listen for yourself: the rising silence speaks volumes./P>

By: Great Big Story.

Recording the Sounds of Extinction  Bernie Krause has been…

King Tut’s Dagger: It Came From Outer Space  A dagger tucked…

King Tut’s Dagger: It Came From Outer Space 

A dagger tucked into the wrappings of the mummy of King Tutankhamun was only recently conclusively analyzed to determine its chemical composition. And it turns out it’s from space. Sort of.

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By: How Stuff Works.

King Tut’s Dagger: It Came From Outer Space  A dagger tucked…

This Knee Crack is The Worst Sound Ever (And It’s Good For…

This Knee Crack is The Worst Sound Ever (And It’s Good For You) 

Knees sound terrifying when amplified, FYI. A team of researchers studying knee grinding sounds may do great medical good though, if their sound-based research and technology ends up helping people with a cute knee injuries.

It’s still probably the worst sound ever.

Kim Horcher and Alan Kistler (Author, Pop Culture Historian) discuss!

Read more: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/this-gross-sound-your-knee-makes-could-be-a-sign-of-health

By: Nerd Alert.

This Knee Crack is The Worst Sound Ever (And It’s Good For…

The Race To See The Black Hole At The Center Of Our…

The Race To See The Black Hole At The Center Of Our Galaxy 

We’ve never observed a black hole directly, but with a wild collection of telescopes, these astronomers are determined to be the first.

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By: DNews.

The Race To See The Black Hole At The Center Of Our…

The Science of Alcohol: From Beer to Bourbon  Alcohol has been…

The Science of Alcohol: From Beer to Bourbon 

Alcohol has been an important part of human culture for a very long time, and from the basic process, we’ve figured out how to create a wide variety of alcohol beverages!

Hosted by: Michael Aranda

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How Is Your Phone Changing You?  Should you be worried about…

How Is Your Phone Changing You? 

Should you be worried about your cellphone?

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How Is Your Phone Changing You?  Should you be worried about…