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Offbeat  (tags: musical savant, Derek Paravicini, interesting, performance, off-beat, human, communication, music, piano, blind )

- 1 day ago -
Lesley Stahl profiles British musical savant Derek Paravicini, whose computer-like memory for music is matched by his creative abilities to play it in any style.
Lesser-Known Things About Being Deafblind
Offbeat  (tags: Deaf, Blind, communication )

- 174 days ago -
For Liz Ball, who no longer has hearing or sight, communication happens mainly through touching other people's hands. Here she reveals five lesser-known things about being deafblind.
Silly Dogs Attempting to Communicate in Funny Ways (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dogs, communication )

- 245 days ago -
Communication is essential to a lasting relationship. Talking is a great addition to social interaction, leaving notes when you're in a hurry shows you care, and a hug or kiss says I love you. But what if you are a dog? How would you communicate your
Researchers Say Bonobos Have An Innate Ability To Keep A Musical Beat
Offbeat  (tags: Bonobo apes, Congo, rhythm, music, drums, communication )

- 375 days ago -
The research suggests that humans evolved the innate ability to keep a beat as a function of social bonding. This study, Large says, demonstrates the possibility that the common ancestor to humans and bonobos had this ability.
What a Horse Can Teach You About Your Wife
Offbeat  (tags: horses, marriage counseling, communication, interesting, off-beat, health )

- 493 days ago -
Lessons from a Horse Whisperer: If you can communicate with a horse, you can communicate with your wife. Learn how
Telework Answers Rural And Disabled Needs
Offbeat  (tags: business, GoodNews, Entrepreneurs, work-life balance, disabioities, telework, disaster, rural, Japan, Skype, communication, e, employees, unusual, interesting )

- 883 days ago -
Disaster minigation and a better "work-life balance" for staff are not the only benefits of having employees working outside the office, an increasing range of companies are now coming to realize.
Dolphin Species Attempt 'Common Language'
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, studies, speaking, communication, common language )

- 1612 days ago -
A new research has revealed that when two dolphin species come together, they attempt to find a common language. Bottlenose and Guyana dolphins, two distantly related species, often come together to socialise in waters off the
Why Lions Roar and Cats Meow
Offbeat  (tags: studies, differences, lions roar, big cat, cats, meowing, communication )

- 1617 days ago -
Scientists have found that the low roar of a lion, or the meow of a wildcat, has more to do with where a cat lives than its size. Dr Gustav Peters and Dr Marcell Peters at the Alexander Koenig Zoological Research Museum in Bonn, Germany, analysed the
Signal Like You Mean It: Orangutan Gestures Carry Specific Intentional Meanings
Offbeat  (tags: Orangutans, communication, language )

- 1720 days ago -
Well, we humans are finally, finally starting to get it.Great ape gestures have intentional meaning& are made with expectations of specific behavioral responses. Scientists have observed& filmed bonobos shaking their heads to say "no"
Dolphin Uses IPad to Communicate With Humans
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dolphins, iPad, communication )

- 1725 days ago -
A bottlenose dolphin named Merlin is being trained to communicate with humans -- by using his beak to tap symbols on an Apple iPad touch screen
Tree Frogs Communicate With Good Vibrations
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tree frogs, vibrations, communication )

- 1738 days ago -
Tree frogs living in tropical rainforests send messages to each other by vibrating the branches of the plants they live on, scientists have found
Panda Chirps Reveal Best Time to Breed
Offbeat  (tags: panda, breeding, populations, changes, language, communication, chirps )

- 1823 days ago -
They are notorious for being the most unsuccessful breeders in the animal kingdom and many attempts to save the giant panda from extinction by mating them in captivity have ended in failure.
Wildlife Biologist Shares How Animals Talk
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, communication, protection )

- 1827 days ago -
Cam McTavish says wild animals have a way of communicating in the woods that is unknown to most humans
Trunk Call: How Elephants Communicate Using a 'Secret Language'
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, communication, language, studies, trunks )

- 1835 days ago -
Their trumpeting is loud enough to rattle every snake in the jungle. But it seems elephants have a secret quiet side too - at least to us humans. Scientists are trying to decode a series of deep growl calls, much of which are inaudible to our ears.
Prairie Dogs Chat With Advanced 'Language'
Offbeat  (tags: prairie dogs, communication, discovery, advanced language )

- 1865 days ago -
Biologists studying the burrowing rodents have found that they have one of the most sophisticated languages in the animal kingdom - second only to humans

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