How ‘Dirty’ Words Got Dirty


How ‘Dirty’ Words Got Dirty
Words chronicle the rise and fall of empires, the deeds of the earliest people, and humanity’s greatest secrets. By breaking down the roots of modern language, we can also find out where our favorite swear words are from.

June 19, 2016 at 12:10AM
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Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves For The Second Time — Here’s What To Read


Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves For The Second Time — Here’s What To Read
Months after researchers made the historic discovery of gravitational waves, physicists announced today they have detected waves for a second time — cementing gravity as a new lens for which astronomers can use to gaze upon the cosmos.

June 19, 2016 at 12:10AM
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Thanks To Women and Walmart, Americans Spend More on Restaurants Than Groceries


Thanks To Women and Walmart, Americans Spend More on Restaurants Than Groceries
For the first time in recorded history, Americans are spending more at bars and restaurants ($54.857 billion) than they are than they are on groceries ($52.503 billion). Like so much else in life, it’s about cities, sex and generation.

June 19, 2016 at 12:09AM
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Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisons


Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisons
Getting locked up is unlikely to be good for your health but it’s “terrific, terrific” business for the booming private industry supplying doctors and nurses to jails and.

June 19, 2016 at 12:08AM
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