Archive for February, 2012

Guest post from One Pig (yes, we like pigs too)

18/02/2012

«One Pig is actually the result of Herbert tracking a singular pig’s life – the pig’s noises, its death, the blood being drained from its body, and as well, the body being cut apart and then consumed. Herbert even partook in the eating of said pig and subsequently used the pig’s body to create instruments for the live show.»

via Her Royal Majesty.

You can thank goats for language

16/02/2012

«The existence of vocal plasticity in mammals such as goats reveals a possible early pathway in the evolution of vocal communication, which eventually led to human language and speech. Dr McElligott explains: “The research also highlights the important cognitive abilities that some of our domestic animals possess, and which have remained undetected until now.»—Goat kids can develop accents