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Y Yates
Y is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor who is insatiably interested in art, culture, and the intersection of technology and storytelling. She believes you can never have too many houseplants.
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6 Tech Leaders Who Speak More Than One Language

6 Tech Leaders Who Speak More Than One Language

And we’re not talking about programming languages.
Common Hand Gestures To Avoid Abroad

Common Hand Gestures To Avoid Abroad

Some handy tips for traveling overseas.
Keep Summer Going With This Spanish-Language Playlist

Keep Summer Going With This Spanish-Language Playlist

An eclectic and upbeat mix of music to help you absorb the Spanish language.
Popular Pet Names Around The World

Popular Pet Names Around The World

New pet? Why not choose a name in a new language?
Quiz: Which Country Is Your Caffeine Soulmate?

Quiz: Which Country Is Your Caffeine Soulmate?

Your next vacation, brewed to perfection.
7 Things You Didn’t Know About The United States’ Official Language

7 Things You Didn’t Know About The United States’ Official Language

And while we’re at it, what is an official language, anyway?
How Many People Speak Portuguese, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Portuguese, And Where Is It Spoken?

Did you know that Portuguese is the most spoken language in South America? Read on for more facts and background about Portuguese.
Feeling Stuck At Work? Try Learning A New Language

Feeling Stuck At Work? Try Learning A New Language

The not-so-obvious benefits of learning a new language.
Late Night Eats Around The World

Late Night Eats Around The World

It’s 2 a.m. somewhere. What are we having?