According to the brainiacs at the Oxford English Dictionary — that linguistic treasury that contains more than 800,000 words — some buzzy phrases that seem new fangled are actually kind of old. »
Disney has just confirmed that it has agreed to acquire George Lucas' Lucasfilm Ltd… The stock and cash transaction is worth an estimated $4.05 billion.
Almost 100 years after being granted the right to vote and several decades after the Women's Movement, it seems there are still many, many men — especially in the sweaty boys' locker room of internet nerdery — who don't quite grasp the fact that women, like them, are actual human people with intelligence and worth.… »
A couple who met when they were randomly matched for a game of Words with Friends has taken their spelling-based relationship up a jillion notches by getting married. This means that a game so good it practically landed Alec Baldwin on the No Fly List is now responsible for just as many intact marriages as Kris… »
There's still hope for all the stupid teenagers out there: according to a new study, IQ isn't set in stone like scientists thought; it can fluctuate more dramatically than the out-of-control hormones coursing through teen veins. »