The story goes that bartenders at James Ritty’s Pony House Tavern were skimming money off the bar’s sales. Ritty, understandably aggravated, was returning from a trip to Europe when he noticed a dial on the bridge that counted the revolutions of the ship’s propellers. Intrigued, Ritty returned home to Dayton and proposed […]

TODAY IN HISTORY: RITTY’S INCORRUPTIBLE CASHIER, 1879


Horses can tell the difference between dominant and submissive body postures in humans, even when the humans are not familiar to them, according to a new University of Sussex-led study. Read Article:  https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171103155208.htm

Horses can read our body language even when they don’t ...


Some linguists think of language as a living thing: It grows and changes, and every time a child learns it, the language reproduces itself. Now, a team of researchers is using the analogy of evolution to explain language change, arguing that key factors in biological evolution—like natural selection and genetic […]

How the English language has evolved like a living creature