What does it mean to be bilingual? (part 1)

What goes on in the brain of a bilingual person, and what are the effects of being raised in two languages? In this video and article, […]

Jimmy Kimmel Hilariously Explains Passive-Aggressive Texts

There are a lot of subtleties involved with human conversation. In addition to the words themselves, tone, body language, and facial expression give context to the […]

Important people: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, the American businessman and technology visionary who is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc, was born on […]

The Origins of These 3 Bizarrely Spelled English Words

English is linguistically categorized as a West Germanic language. Though it is now the most widely spoken language in the world, English actually got a pretty […]

Slang to Standard: How Casual Language Can Become Acceptable

A popular teenager has a cute girlfriend named Regina. One day, a student expresses his desire for a cute girlfriend: “I want a Regina!” The expression […]

How to make choosing easier.

We all want customized experiences and products — but when faced with 700 options, consumers freeze up. With fascinating new research, Sheena Iyengar demonstrates how businesses […]