Secret Languages, Discreet Loves: How Does Queer Slang Differ Around The World?
Throughout the world, queer people have developed forms of communication with one another that outsiders can’t understand. What are these secret languages like?
A Family Affair: The Culture Of Kinship Around The World
There’s more than one species of family tree.
5 Ideas For Doing Heritage Tourism Right
How far are you willing to travel to better understand your roots?
Earth Day Celebrations: A Global Affair To Glorify The Planet
Every day is a good day to give Gaia some love.
The Etymology Of American State Names: All 50 Explained
If you don’t know what to call your new state, naming it after a mountain or river seems to be a safe bet.
Spring Traditions Around The World
When it starts getting warmer outside, there are more than a few creative ways to celebrate.
7 Fun Ways To Connect With Your Cultural Heritage
A guide to diving deep into your past, exploring your ancestry and incorporating what you find into your present-day life.
Dead Languages And The Man Trying To Revive Them
Prof. Ghil’ad Zuckermann is a renowned linguist and scholar originally from Israel and currently based in Australia. He talked to Babbel about strategies for linguistic revitalization and the political issues surrounding linguistic change and preservation.
8 Reasons To Learn A Language When You Retire
Language learning isn’t just for millennials — from keeping your mind fit to enhancing travel, here’s why baby boomers should start studying a new tongue.
In New York City, The Dogs Speak Yiddish
Can your dog respond to commands in another language? Here’s one group’s take on how cultural revival can occur through the small, everyday routines we share with our four-legged friends.
From Survival To Revival: A Q&A With The Endangered Language Alliance
The global movement to resuscitate dying languages has been underway since the ’90s, but in New York City, ELA takes an unusually urban approach to field work.