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Apr 6, 2016 05:43 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A newly-named law school changed its name to avoid an embarrassing acronym, only one of many organization to do so. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2016 09:45 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Ever get the feeling that presidential candidates talk down to voters? That may be because they're speaking at a 6th grade level.
Mar 15, 2016 08:42 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
On paper, his words appear garbled, but Trump's talk mirrors typical conversation.
Mar 11, 2016 09:30 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Xerox's next-gen service for old-school paper lists 44 supported languages, including country-specific dialects. Continue reading →
Mar 8, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The birds use complex syntax in their calls to convey two meanings at once.
Feb 29, 2016 12:16 PM ET
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.
Dec 9, 2015 03:31 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Trump repeatedly refers to others as stupid, morons, dummies and losers. It's an unusual strategy, but it seems to be working.
Dec 9, 2015 04:01 PM ET // Laine Bergeson
The order of the words you use when giving directions might matter as much as the words themselves.
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