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How should you react to speech you disagree with?

Nicholas ChristakisNicholas A. Christakis is a physician, sociologist, and director of the Human Nature Lab at Yale University, where he is the Sterling Professor...

Public speaking: 7 ways to master speechcraft

tWhether it's at school, a funeral, a wedding, or work, most of us have to make a speech at some point in our lives.tHowever,...

Dogs Can Understand Human Speech A Lot Better Than We Thought

You've probably heard the common wisdom that it doesn't really matter what you say to your dog, as long as you say it in...

Americans Startled by Spectacle of President Who Can Speak English

WASHINGTON ( The Borowitz Report)-Americans who were watching television on Wednesday morning witnessed the startling spectacle of an English-speaking President, viewers have confirmed.All of...

The Race to Save the World’s Disappearing Languages

On a residential block at the border between Brooklyn and Queens, Gottscheer Hall appears like a mirage from 1945.Blue awnings advertise the space for...

There’s Evidence Humans Didn’t Actually See Blue Until Modern Times

Human vision is incredible - most of us are capable of seeing around 1 million colours, and yet we still don't really know if...

Qapla’! Duolingo’s Klingon Course Is Finally Here

Today is a good day to learn. Duolingo has officially launched its Klingon language course, meaning Star Trek fans everywhere can teach themselves how...

How language can affect the way we think

Keith Chen (TED Talk: Could your language affect your ability to save money?) might be an economist, but he wants to talk about language....

Have Archaeologists Discovered the ‘Signature’ of a Biblical Prophet?

A clay seal from the eighth century B.C. that was discovered in a Jerusalem excavation may bear the name of the biblical prophet Isaiah,...

AI May Have Finally Decoded The Bizarre, Mysterious ‘Voynich Manuscript’

For centuries, it's been the book no human can understand, but we may finally now be able to read it - thanks to machines...