A newly-named law school changed its name to avoid an embarrassing acronym, only one of many organization to do so. Continue reading →
Before we evolved ways to express ourselves out loud, nature figured out other ways for us to communicate. To this day, we can say a lot without even speaking. And sometimes we don't even realize it.
We've all heard about the speed of light, but what about the speed of thought? How fast is that? DNews follows the path a thought takes through the brain and crunches some numbers on how fast it might be going.
The order of the words you use when giving directions might matter as much as the words themselves.
A professor accused of sexual assault on a disabled man claims he consented via a discredited technique. Continue reading →
We often hear people mention actors who have learned to do an "American accent," but what thespians typically learn is only one type of dialect in the United States. In fact, there are more than 20.
The next time you hear sarcasm or express it yourself, consider that it may actually be stimulating your brain toward creativity and smarts.
If you have an email address, there is a good chance that at some point you received a message from a member of the Nigerian royal family. But it's a con, and you may be surprised to learn how far back its roots go.
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