Understanding Autism: It's Not Monkey Business

Teco, a young bonobo chimpanzee, is exhibiting signs of autistic behavior, according to BoingBoing. His famous father, Kanzi, uses symbols to communicate with humans.  Both chimps can be found at The Great Ape Trust, a nonprofit foundation whose tag line is “Insights through Collaborations with Apes.” Researchers immediately noticed that Teco was not acting like… Read More »

Four Corners of a Contract, Demystified

What is the Four Corners Rule? The “Four Corners Rule” states that if the language is not found within the written words of the contract, then outside evidence will not be considered.  This includes any oral agreement you’ve made. How Does this Work? So, for example, you’ve agreed to buy widgets from a manufacturer.  Your… Read More »