We like to think that human speech is special. It defines our species and separates us from those animals that we’d rather think of as inferior. The trouble is that it’s difficult to know when and how human speech arose because “language expressed via speech leaves no fossils behind.”
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Richest Man to Ever Live
Emperor Mansa Musa I, an African king from the late 13th century, is considered the richest person to ever live, with an estimated net worth of $400 billion, according to www.celebritynetworth.com, above the noted Sam Walton, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates combined wealth.
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The Congressional Budget Office just issued a report on the likely effects of a Republican effort to repeal Obamacare immediately but keep some elements of the coverage expansion in place for two years.
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In addition the recently unveiled Jordan Brand’s “MLK” PE Collection, Nike is honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. with a similar collection of its own. Nike Basketball is providing its athletes with all-black sneakers for their games.
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For 2018 Ford designers shrunk the Mustang‘s hood even lower, pressing it about three-quarters of an inch downward while incorporating relocated hood vents. That hood shrouds the new headlight eye slits, lending the Mustang an even more menacing visage than before. And to ensure no one overlooks the car’s new styling, it comes in a new signature shade called Orange Fury.
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The US one dollar bill is still old school. In fact, it has the oldest design of all US currency being produced today. So that means it doesn’t have the flashy tech, or the colorful hues, or the wild looks that have leaked into the redesigns of the more valuable banknotes. But that doesn’t mean it hasn’t changed. Just check out the evolution of the dollar bill from 1862 until now. Ol’ Georgie looks a bit different.
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