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Sixty Languages at Risk of Extinction in Mexico—Can They Be Kept Alive?

Online dictionaries and smartphones may help with preservation, experts say.<p>Of the 143 native languages in Mexico, 60 are at risk of being silenced forever, linguists say.<p>One language, Ayapenaco, is spoken fluently by just two elderly men who aren't even on speaking terms. Another indigenous …

Pope Francis: has his revolution even started?

After a full year in office it ought to be fairly clear what kind of pope the new man in the Vatican is turning out to be. Yet if you survey the raft of commentaries on the first 12 months of Pope Francis, which have appeared all around the world in recent days, you discover a surprising lack of …

How Facebook Could Sabotage Your Blind Date

We’ve all been guilty of Facebook stalking – looking up strangers who we might be meeting face-to-face soon – a blind date, a potential employee, or …

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David Cameron's Most Memorably Monumental Media Fails

"Too many tweets make a twat."<p>And with those six words, David Cameron ensured that every single minor slip up, gaffe and faux pas he committed on …

Britain is educating its children for jobs that soon won’t exist

The fate of the 'Neets’ is tragic, but they aren’t the only ones being failed by the system<p>Facts alone are wanted in life. So said Charles Dickens’s Mr Gradgrind, whose appetite for cold statistics would surely have been sated by the latest data surrounding British schooling – or the lack of it. …

Alcohol consumption higher in more liberal US states, study shows

Becoming more liberal is enough to turn you to drink – at least, according to scientists. As populations in America become less conservative their overall alcohol consumption, in particular of beer and spirits, rises, a study into the relationship between drink and politics over almost half a …