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What in our brains makes us talk in what they call "baby voice" to our babies and pets?

What in our brains makes us talk in what they call "baby voice" to our babies and pets? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of a Kuwaiti ambassador, and her story fabricated by American PR firm Hill & Knowlton

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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of

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TIL that on an island in Indonesia, if a child dies before he has started teething, the baby is placed inside the trunk of a growing tree. The hole is then sealed and as the tree begins to heal, the child is believed to be absorbed. Dozens of babies may be interred within a single tree.

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TIL that on an island in Indonesia, if a child dies before he has started teething, the baby is placed inside the trunk of a growing tree. The hole is then sealed and as the tree begins to heal, the

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TIL deaf babies engage in “fingerbabble” that mimics the verbal babbling of their hearing peers. When raised around signing parents, they start forming repetitive, rudimentary sign shapes w/ their hands that resemble monosyllabic verbal babbles

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TIL deaf babies engage in “fingerbabble” that mimics the verbal babbling of their hearing peers. When raised around signing parents, they start forming repetitive, rudimentary sign shapes w/ their hands that resemble monosyllabic verbal babbles submitted by beleca [link] [164

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TIL that you can tell identical twin babies apart from their navels, since navel is a scar and thus they’re different.

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TIL that you can tell identical twin babies apart from their navels, since navel is a scar and thus they’re different. submitted by trewq321 [link] [524 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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Can somebody identify the music in this video of babies reacting to tunnels?

Can somebody identify the music in this video of babies reacting to tunnels? Here's the video. submitted by SaneOldSaneOld [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL babies learn a language by hearing it, but they must hear it spoken directly to them in person by another human being; as little as 12 hours with a human tutor produces dramatic results in babies, compared to no results even after many more hours of exposure to foreign language TV shows.

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TIL babies learn a language by hearing it, but they must hear it spoken directly to them in person by another human being; as little as 12 hours with a human tutor produces dramatic results in babies, compared to no

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LPT: always cut grapes In half for young children and babies, they form a perfect seel in their throat, and is one of the top causes of choking

LPT: always cut grapes In half for young children and babies, they form a perfect seel in their throat, and is one of the top causes of choking Seal* was high and had a mild mind block moment, just cut

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TIL The record for the most passengers on an airplane was set in 1991 when 1086 Ethiopian jews were evacuated on a Boeing 747 to Jerusalem. The plane landed with 1088 passengers as two babies were born during the flight.

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TIL The record for the most passengers on an airplane was set in 1991 when 1086 Ethiopian jews were evacuated on a Boeing 747 to Jerusalem. The plane landed with 1088 passengers as two babies were born during the flight.

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TIL since many female insects mate just once in their lives, insect populations can be controlled by releasing swarms of sterile males into the wild; the females mate with them, never have babies, and die. The method has eradicated populations of dangerous insects in several regions.

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TIL since many female insects mate just once in their lives, insect populations can be controlled by releasing swarms of sterile males into the wild; the females mate with them, never have babies, and die. The method has eradicated populations

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