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Fuhgeddaboudit: New York Accent On Its Way Out, Linguists Say

There are some cities you can identify with just an accent, including New York.<p>But linguists say that those who speak in the classic New York tongue are part of a dying breed.<p>To find them, filmmaker Heather Quinlan went accent hunting around the city, holding a sign that reads, "Do you have a New …

Linguistics

Liberia: Only 5 people being treated for Ebola in country

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country — a dramatic …

Disease

Steam Broadcasting is now live

Steam Broadcasting is now live following the latest update to the Steam Client, it was announced today.<p>The new broadcasting feature allows users to watch and stream games to and from users on your friends list. Right-clicking the name of a friend who's in-game now offers the option to "Watch Game." …

Mechanical Drawings and the Human Form Merge in Oil Paintings by Atsushi Koyama | Colossal

<p>Although the meaning behind these oil paintings by Atsushi Koyama is somewhat ambiguous, it’s easy to appreciate the exactness of his paintbrush …

Church: Mormon founder Joseph Smith wed 40 wives

<b>(CNN) —</b> The founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith, wed as many as 40 wives, including some who were already married and one as young as 14 years old, the church acknowledged in a surprising new essay.<p>Smith's marital history had been the subject of frequent historical debate, but until recently …

I am Africa's first white democratic leader, says Zambian vice-president

Exclusive: Guy Scott, a white Cambridge-educated economist, has been appointed acting president of Zambia<p>Zambia installed a white leader on Wednesday when a Cambridge-educated economist became acting president of the country after <b>the death of the incumbent</b>.<p>Guy Scott, previously vice-president, was …

Queen Elizabeth II Tweets for the First Time

Though she still doesn't have a personal Twitter account, Queen Elizabeth II, the monarch of the United Kingdom, has tweeted for the first time.<p>The …

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Is Kim Jong Un's sister in charge of North Korea?

Why Tesla & SolarCity’s planned factories are quite different

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Courtesy of Tesla.<p>Tesla and SolarCity might both be building what they’re calling “gigafactories” — huge, …

Artist: Marco Grassi The Garden (detail) Acrylic, alkyd, and oil on glazed canvas, 70 x 80 cm Posted by Nicoletta

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