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How many words do you need to speak a language?

<b>Learning a new language can be tricky, but how many words do you need to know before you can actually get by in a foreign tongue?</b><p>That was the question posed to BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme by one frustrated listener. Despite learning German for three years, and practising nearly every day, …

Language Learning

Flights to Europe Are Fantastically Cheap Right Now

Chicago-based fliers can find fares in the $400s to nine destinations, including Lisbon, Paris and Oslo. Travelers in the D.C. area can snag flights …

Flying

The floating Aztec city

Meet the ancient Mexican metropolis. Situated on Lake Texcoco we find the incredible capital city of the Aztec empire; Tenochtitlan.<p>When Spanish conquistadors under the command of Hernan Cortes landed in Mexico in the 16th Century, they encountered the unique indigenous empire of the Aztecs.<p>The …

Archaeology

An Artistic Elephant in Japan Demonstrates Her Unique Talent by Painting a Cherry Blossom Tree

An beautiful 10 year old elephant named Yumeka who was born at the Chiba City Zoological Park and then moved to Okinawa Zoo and Museum in Okinawa …

Cherry Blossom

This optical illusion has been confusing people for almost 500 years — can you figure it out?

• <b>"The Ambassadors" is an oil painting that was finished in 1533 by Hans Holbein the Younger.</b>• <b><br>If you look at the painting head-on, there's a giant shape</b> …

Art

Undiscovered Dead Sea Scroll Revealed by Invisible Writing

A new investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls using NASA imaging technology found scrolls that contain some of the oldest “paleo-Hebrew” writing ever …

Archaeology

The FBI DELIBERATELY IGNORED ‘Golden Emails,’ Crucial Abedin Messages And More

7:52 PM 06/22/2018<p>The Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Hillary Clinton have a HUGE Weiner problem that is even bigger …

Hillary Clinton

The clitoris: What is there to know about this mystery organ?

That most elusive part of the female anatomy: the clitoris. What is it, where is it located, and what does it do? How did it develop, and why don't …

Sexual Health

7 Online Butchers That Bring Quality Meat to Your Doorstep

Don’t live near one of those four-star sustainable butchers? Not a problem.<p>It’s easy to wax poetic about buying meat from a sustainable source when you live close to a local butcher shop that cuts down whole, local animals every day. But what if such a spot isn’t accessible? Or, for that matter, …

BBQ

This Is How Much Money You'll Need to Retire Comfortably in Each Southern State

If, like many Americans, you’re wondering how much money you need to comfortably retire, you’re in luck: the South is by far the cheapest place to …

Retirement

Prevent DNS Rebinding Attacks by Adjusting Your Router

Programmer (and artist) Brannon Dorsey wrote up a fascinating and fairly technical piece about the perils of DNS rebinding the other day. It’s worth …

Information Security

Victoria Nuland Can’t Keep Her Steele Story Straight

Former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland made a bombshell admission Wednesday at an otherwise quiet …

Donald Trump

Why you should get a burner phone number, even if you aren't a spy

Apps make it easy to create a second number.<p>The first time you heard of a burner phone—a cheap prepaid mobile intended for temporary use—was probably while watching a crime drama. But an extra cell phone comes in handy even when you operate on the right side of the law.<p>A second number can help you …

Apps

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before Greek philosopher was born, say experts

The builders of Britain’s ancient stone circles like Stonehenge were using Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before the Greek philosopher was born, experts have claimed.<p>A new book, Megalith, has re-examined the ancient geometry of Neolithic monuments and concluded they were constructed by …

Archaeology

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

A Dutch baby is basically a pancake and a popover combined—and it will quickly become an easy dinner go-to.<p>I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had …

Breakfast

The FBI, The DOJ And Hillary Clinton’s HUGE Weiner Problem

12:22 AM 06/20/2018<p>Remember Anthony Weiner, also known as “Carlos Danger” — the former congressman who kept texting people pictures of well, umm, …

Hillary Clinton

Dogs versus cats: Scientists reveal which one is smarter

A dog's bark is only a ruff means of communication. Instead, we should be looking at its wiggles and squirms.<p>Jumping up. Rolling over. Lifting paws.<p>It’s all doggie behavior that makes them so endearing.<p>But they’re actually trying to talk to us.<p>Researchers from the University of Salford, in …

Pets

IT’S HAPPENING: The Obama-Holder Progressive Left Counter-Offensive

6:08 AM 06/19/2018<p>Former President Barack Obama and former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder have planned — and are leading — a massive …

Tom Steyer

Enigmatic Stone Balls from 5,000 Years Ago Continue to Baffle Archaeologists

Some of the most enigmatic human-made objects from Europe's late Stone Age — intricately carved balls of stone, each about the size of a baseball — …

Archaeology

How the French won Waterloo (or think they did)

Two centuries after the battle of Waterloo, says writer Stephen Clarke, the French are still in denial. As soon as the cannons stopped firing in June …

World History

You’re Wiping Your Butt All Wrong and Probably Injuring Yourself

Butt hurt? You’re not alone. Americans are shit at bathroom hygiene—and now we’re paying the pricePeople are so bad at wiping their butts, doctors …

Plumbing

Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth

"Gobekli changes everything."The post Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth appeared first on All That's …

Archaeology

Paul Manafort accused of ‘foldering’ to hide communications

Foldering is a way of communicating without sending a message. And it’s just got Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman into an awful lot of trouble.

IT security

Hey, President Obama, here are 5 ideas for shows for your new Netflix deal

Netflix has struck a deal with President Obama and Michelle Obama to create original content for the video streaming service. I guess there were no more humanitarian projects anywhere on the planet that needed the attention of the Obamas, so why not go to Hollywood and cash in?<p>After all, unlike …

Michelle Obama

When Yorkshire was the capital of England: the history of York’s Viking past

Many of those who hail from the white rose county will already see Yorkshire as the capital of England, but thousands of years ago Yorkshire was once …

Archaeology

NCAA passes significant transfer reforms, redshirt rule

When we look back down the road, June 13 could be one of the bigger dates in the history of college football when you get into the weeds of byzantine …

College Football

WATCH: Students Say Christians Should Bake Cakes For Same-Sex Weddings, But Change Opinions When Christians Aren’t The Subject

On Tuesday, Campus Reform uploaded a video in which digital media director Cabot Phillips asks students in Washington, D.C. about the Masterpiece …

Religion

6 things you (probably) didn’t know about Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 BC), better known as Alexander the Great, created one of the largest empires of the ancient world in little over a …

Ancient History

Costco Might Be the Best Place to Buy Wagyu Beef

Bulk-buying superstore Costco has made a name for itself by flipping the quality over quantity mantra on its head. It’s the kind of place where you …

Die Hard