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Why did the indigenous peoples of northern Asia and America not evolve the same physical characteristics as people of Nordic ancestry?

I was watching DW’s documentary on the Arctic the other day, and I was struck by how the indigenous peoples of the far north seemed – visually speaking – to fit into two categories. On the one hand, there are the peoples of northern Europe, with their pale skin and their preponderance of blue-eyed and […]

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Why did the indigenous peoples of northern Asia and America not evolve the same physical characteristics as people of Nordic ancestry?

I was watching DW’s documentary on the Arctic the other day, and I was struck by how the indigenous peoples of the far north seemed – visually speaking – to fit into two categories. On the one hand, there are the peoples of northern Europe, with their pale skin and their preponderance of blue-eyed and […]

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Why did the indigenous peoples of northern Asia and America not evolve the same physical characteristics as people of Nordic ancestry?

I was watching DW’s documentary on the Arctic the other day, and I was struck by how the indigenous peoples of the far north seemed – visually speaking – to fit into two categories. On the one hand, there are the peoples of northern Europe, with their pale skin and their preponderance of blue-eyed and […]

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Where doe these game pieces belong?

On BoardGameGeek someone posted a picture of Mongols, Japanese, and Chinese (along with Frederick?) game pieces. It’s posted under the game called Khan: The Rise of the Mongols, but that game uses different pieces. Can somebody identify the pieces in this picture? Many thanks. Picture below: Link to full picture here (the full pic was […]

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Where doe these game pieces belong?

On BoardGameGeek someone posted a picture of Mongols, Japanese, and Chinese (along with Frederick?) game pieces. It’s posted under the game called Khan: The Rise of the Mongols, but that game uses different pieces. Can somebody identify the pieces in this picture? Many thanks. Picture below: Link to full picture here (the full pic was […]

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Ask Board Games Games

Where doe these game pieces belong?

On BoardGameGeek someone posted a picture of Mongols, Japanese, and Chinese (along with Frederick?) game pieces. It’s posted under the game called Khan: The Rise of the Mongols, but that game uses different pieces. Can somebody identify the pieces in this picture? Many thanks. Picture below: Link to full picture here (the full pic was […]

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Should end-users enter Dates or Numbers based on their browser locales vs based on the page content language?

I have a website for international users. Let’s say the website supports English users only ( All texts on the website are English words ). The website has a submit form that the end-users of the website need to enter Dates, Integers, and Decimals. On server side, I will convert all the text-based fields: Date, […]

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Alternative to id3v2 that is Unicode-compatible

id3v2 assumes its inputs are ISOLatin1. I have many audio files that need tags that can’t be represented in ISOLatin1. (Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, even a few Cyrillic.) My locale is en_US.UTF-8 and when I write a script to make a lot of tag changes, many of them end up looking like cussing in cartoons. […]

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How do I set vertical text to be left-to-right in Microsoft Word for Mongolian?

In Microsoft Word, is it possible to write text vertically, in columns from left to right? This is the writing order of the traditional Mongolian script. None of the options in the Text Direction dialog here would do that. Currently, the text is in vertical columns from right to left, which is correct for traditional […]

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Rails, active storage, Error message when I try to attach a photo

I am trying to attach a photo to instances in the seed.rb directly. But I don’t think that is the issue, because it doesn’t work in the console either. When I run rails db:seed I get this error message: Errno::ENOENT: No such file or directory @ rb_sysopen – ../app/assets/images/image.jpg Here is my Model: class Restaurant […]