Science & Technology

  1. getty

    Digging Up Old Slang For Body Parts

  2. Friendly or Flirty: How To Decipher Ambiguous Texts

  3. getty

    Digital Words With An Analog Past

  4. Types Of Dreams And How To Remember Them

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    Turkey: A Bird or a Nation?

    The republic of Turkey (look north of Egypt, east of Greece) isn’t exactly a breeding ground for the bird that Americans associate with Thanksgiving. In fact, the turkey is native to North America . . . so, why do they share the same name? Let’s get the word facts The word turkey has been used to refer to “land occupied by the Turks” since the …

  6. Clickbait Isn’t New

    Clickbait existed before clicking did “When you find out what these kids are jumping into, your jaw will drop!” “Baby ducks see water for the first time—can you BELIEVE what they do?” Confronted with such emotionally charged lines, it’s almost impossible not to click. Do the tykes tumble into a vat of chocolate syrup? Are ducklings reaching for toothpaste to brush their beaks? Can you …

  7. The Strange Names of Infamous Hackers

  8. What’s Between Your Eyebrows?

  9. Weather Words You Need To Know

  10. What’s The #’s Real Name?

    How do we currently use the # symbol? On Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, you tag your friends with the @ symbol and you tag topics with the #. If you see something that says “#WordoftheDay,” the tweet or post has something to do with Word of the Day. And, once you click on that marked topic, you’ll likely see all public posts about it. It’s a …

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