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Reverse The Polarity! What Is Technobabble And Why Do We Use It?

Reverse The Polarity! What Is Technobabble And Why Do We Use It?

If you watch Science Fiction, you’ve inevitably encountered technobabble. Here’s what it is and why we use it in storytelling.
10 Spooky Halloween Facts (That You Might Not Know)

10 Spooky Halloween Facts (That You Might Not Know)

Halloween celebrations are fun and spooky in all the right ways. But don’t get caught unaware – make sure you know these 10 fun Halloween facts.
Communicating With Dolphins: Will Humans Learn Their Language?

Communicating With Dolphins: Will Humans Learn Their Language?

What we already know about dolphin language, and what we hope to learn with the help of technology.
6 Clever Examples Of Portmanteau In Other Languages

6 Clever Examples Of Portmanteau In Other Languages

Isn’t it fun to smash words together and see what results?
The Story Of Some Famed Dessert Names

The Story Of Some Famed Dessert Names

Don’t read this article on an empty stomach.
Soothing Words In Other Languages

Soothing Words In Other Languages

The world is a harsh, unforgiving place. Here are some peaceful words to serve as balm for your frazzled nerves.
Jargon Watch: Modern Dating Slang And The Language Of Love

Jargon Watch: Modern Dating Slang And The Language Of Love

Are young people and/or media publications just making up new dating terms for sport these days? Maybe, but here’s what they mean anyway.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Polish?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Polish?

Can you pass the ultimate Polish weekdays test?
Test Out Your Linguistic Know-How With This Language Crossword

Test Out Your Linguistic Know-How With This Language Crossword

Tired of conventional learning? It’s time to cross into new territory.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Russian?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Russian?

How well do you know your Russian weekdays? Take this quiz to test your knowledge!
9 Surprising Polyglots Throughout History

9 Surprising Polyglots Throughout History

Cleopatra, James Joyce, Ho Chi Minh and other historical figures who added “polyglot” to their long list of accomplishments.
Quiz: Where Is Your Ideal Summer Vacation Spot?

Quiz: Where Is Your Ideal Summer Vacation Spot?

It’s finally nice out where you live, and that means it’s time to go somewhere else. This quiz will help you pick your ideal summer vacation spot.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Astrology

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Astrology

Conjunction schmunction, what’s your planetary function?