Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Why Cursing Feels So Damn Good

We’ve all let out an expletive (or five) when bashing a knee into the corner of the table or standing on a piece of lego. It’s a knee-jerk response, and let’s face it, it feels good. But did you know that not only is swearing in these situations sweetly satisfying, it also helps relieve the(…)


The Tower of Babel, Translation, and Earpiece Technology

The year is some indeterminate point in the future. Gone are our pocket guides teaching us standard phrases to use when we travel abroad. Disappeared are the dual-language signs in restaurants and bars the length and breadth of the world over, that previous have caused us everything from amusement to hilarity with their attempts at(…)


The Most Popular Languages to Learn

If you’re considering taking up a new language as a hobby, you’re in good company: with more apps than we can handle to aid us linguistically, and organizations such as our good selves who are here to help you learn, the range of sources to help you tackle a language is truly astonishing. Not surprisingly,(…)