Why do human beings speak so many languages?

(Credit: pogonici, via Shutterstock) The thatched roof held back the sun’s rays, but it could not keep the tropical heat at bay. As everyone at the research workshop headed outside for a break, small groups splintered off to gather in the shade of coconut trees and enjoy a breeze. I wandered from group to group, joining in the discussions. Each time, I noticed that the language of the conversation would change from an indigenous language to something they knew I could understand, Bislama or English. I was amazed by the ease with which the meeting’s participants switched between languages, but I was even more astonished by the number of different… Read More

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Corinne Olympios Hits the Pool in a Bikini After Confirming She’ll Return for Bachelor in Paradise Reunion

Corinne Olympios was spotted out in her Miami hometown on Saturday, soaking up some sun in a bikini with a tiny pink top and white bottoms. The 25-year-old reality star went makeup free during the pool session while sporting a Miami Heat hat. The relaxing outing comes just days after Olympios confirmed that she will return for the Bachelor in Paradise reunion special that will be televised later this summer. “I am very happy to be appearing on the Bachelor in Paradise special,” Olympios said. The announcement followed a tumultuous time for the star, as she found herself at the center of a media storm after a sexual encounter between… Read More

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