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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.
How many people do you consider friends, even though you've never met them in person? More than zero, right? Such is life in the Internet age! But can such digital relationships be as satisfying as those we have with our more corporeal pals?
Online comments sections, depending on the topic, can sometimes get a bit ... rambunctious, to be polite! The trouble is, it seems people assign a great deal of credibility to them -- even more so than to the material they just read.
The Internet may have quickened the dating pace for some, but it's also brought more risky behavior along for the ride, as research finds upticks in HIV and gonorrhea after craigslist launched.
Some languages are happier than others, according to a new study that ranked languages based on the emotional content of words and other factors. Wondering where English falls?
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