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ICYMI, English language is changing faster than ever, says expert

Parents’ fomo is justified as they are left behind by terms like fleek, bae and other neologisms their children are using online<p>The English language is evolving at a faster rate now than at any other time in history because of social media and instant messaging, a language expert has said.<p>John …

Brain development in children could be affected by poverty, study shows

Scans show that brain regions crucial for the development of language, memory and reasoning skills tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgrounds<p>Brain scans of children and young adults have revealed that specific brain regions tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgrounds than those …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: biofuel, supersonic submarine and a 3D-printed home

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Mobile technology continues to expand and evolve, but until we develop a way to charge our devices on the go, we'll continue to jockey for outlets at airports …

Father Documents His Premature Daughter’s Fight for Survival from Birth to Age One

Thanks to an infection, little baby Edie started her life 16 weeks earlier than she was supposed to, and in pretty bad shape. When she arrived, she …

Surrounded By Digital Distractions, We Can't Even Stop To Think

It would be tough to think up a more plum assignment for a test subject: Simply step into an empty room, sit down, and think.<p>Just think.<p>But in a study to appear in Thursday's issue of the journal <i>Science,</i> participants found the experience within their own heads surprisingly difficult to manage — if …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

What the mainstream media gets wrong about development: basically, everything

Most international news stories are also about global development. They just aren’t reported that way. Whether it’s coverage of Nigeria’s missing girls, Syria’s civil war, or southeast Asia’s race against climate change, what’s at stake isn’t just our understanding of the global challenges we …

Emerging Markets

Women's voices in northern Nigeria: hearing the broader narratives

Photo: Flickr / Africa RenewalThe kidnap of over 200 girls from a secondary school in Chibok, North Eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram in April 2014 has …

Feminism

This Guy Arrived In The US With $26, Sold A Startup For Half A Billion, And Is Working On Another Cool Company

He arrived in the U.S. from Communist Romania in the early 1990s speaking no English, with $26 in his pocket. He lived in a youth hostel and drove a limo for a living.<p>Today, he's working on his fourth successful startup, having sold all of his previous ones, including his third one, OutlookSoft, to …

11 Pieces Of Advice These Insanely Successful People Got From Their Moms

When it comes to giving great life advice, moms just have a knack.<p>Even if it was as simple as "think good thoughts," chances are the first really great piece of advice you got came from your mom. The same holds true for some of the world's most successful people, several of whom are gathered below. …