- Bilingualism as a preadaptation for language. Can animals other than humans be “bilingual”? This fascinating question is addressed in research described by Sean at The Adventures of Auck.
- The horse-hunting hyenas of Srbsko Chlum-Komin Cave. We can learn a lot by studying what an animal eats — and what parts it eats! Brian at Laelaps explains how the bone piles of ancient hyena dens tells us more than just what animals were hunted.
- Dark matter confronts observations. In a detailed post, The Astronomist at his eponymous blog discusses theory and observation relating to the specific nature of dark matter.
- Toiletology. What can the signs describing a toilet tell us about the inclusiveness of a society? Ingrid at Language on the Move explains.
See y’all next Monday for more “miscellaneous” highlights!