Christophe Coupé and company analyzed speech rate (on the left) across different languages, and then compared it to information rate (on the right) in bits per second. While speech rate and information rate are still coupled, there’s less variation in information rate across languages. More syllables doesn’t necessarily mean more information.
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All the National Food Days
Keep track of the 214 days out of the year that are a national food or drink days.
We looked at prime dating age and when people usually marry. Now it’s time for the next step in the circle of life.
Chart-Topping Songs as Graphs and Diagrams
Dreams, hope, and most importantly, love, mixed with some parties and dranking.