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The OED upped its entry count with three updates last year—here's a snapshot retrospective of the words committed to dictionary immortality in 2013.
Jason Silva is the host of National Geographic Channel’s hit series, Brain Games. We got a chance to talk to him about the show and ended up totally geeking out.
If you’ve got a receding hairline, don’t be so quick to blame it on your baseball caps or your grandpa.
Want to become fabulously wealthy overnight and open the door to starting your own eccentric dynasty? We suggest striking oil.
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There are some 70,000 species of crustacean—the group that includes crabs, lobsters, shrimp and crayfish—in the world, and until very recently, none of them were known to be venomous.
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