January 24, 2009

links for 2009-01-24

  • "...analysed basic vocabulary from 400 languages in this database using computational phylogenetic methods to build a set of "family" trees for the languages of the Pacific. The results clearly show that the origin of the entire Austronesian language family can be dated back to Taiwan around 5,200 years ago, and moved through Island South-East Asia, along New Guinea and into Polynesia..."
  • truly astounding. zoom in to various of your favorites, explore the moment on thousands of faces, feel the cold
Posted by oook at January 24, 2009 06:02 AM