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Why Does The Letter Q Almost Always Go With U?

Why Does The Letter Q Almost Always Go With U?

The history of why ‘Q’ is almost always followed by ‘U’ is fascinating, and dates back to when the Normans invaded England in 1066. Before that, English didn’t even have a Q; it used “cw” to replicate the sound. After the invasion, though, the spelling of English was changed to…

Cute Animation Video Explains How Smart Dolphins Actually Are

Cute Animation Video Explains How Smart Dolphins Actually Are

Video: We always hear that dolphins are smart, but how smart are they actually? Lori Marino explains for Ted-Ed in this cute animation, and it’s almost stunning how intelligent they are. Their encephalisation quotient (brain size to body size) is second only to us dumb humans. The video goes details…