Science & Technology

  1. Words To Describe Those Weird Feelings We All Get

  2. Insect Armies! Terrifying Bug Groups Explained

  3. Solving the Mystery of Babbling Baby Talk

    “Baby needa burpie?! Yeees?? [burp] Oh! WHOOOZa good baby? YOU are! Yeeesssssyouare!” Whether you find this adorable or aggravating, gaggles of parents around the world speak to their infants in singsong “goos” and “gahs.” The style has diverse names, from baby talk and motherese (but what about Dad?) to the neutral and more official-sounding child- or infant- directed speech. Whatever you choose to call it, …

  4. 10 Animals With Hilariously Inaccurate Names

  5. Super Spooky Night Time Words

  6. A Flamboyance of Flamingos and Other Brilliant Bird Groups

  7. 7 Obsolete Tech Devices You’ll Only Find in the Dictionary

  8. Deciduous: Visual Word of the Day

    Pine and fir trees kept their green while their deciduous brothers were a riot of color. — Crickett Starr, Violet Among the Roses Learn more about this Word of the Day here.

  9. Baby, Talk Scientific To Me: Sexy Talk We All Could Be Using

    Dirty talk doesn't have to be simple. These scintillating words will give you the perfect in with any lover of science.

  10. Yuo’re Albe to Raed Tihs – But Only Up To A Point

    Remember that word-scrambled email that’s (re)circulated through virtually everyone’s inbox at some point between 2003 and now? Here’s a reminder: Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can …

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