All of your amazing hard work has paid off. The FCC is finally saying what we’ve said all along: it’s time for phone companies to offer effective call-blocking options for consumers! It not only affirms phone companies’ right to provide these tools – it tells them to do so! Today, the FCC announced several important proposals: “[W]e […]
Here Are 29 Ridiculously Weird Things From History You Probably Never Knew
Painful tradition in China of binding young girls feet to keep them from growing, and maintain small sized feet. In extreme cases, foot binding was done by breaking the toes in several places and folding the broken toes under the sole of the foot, then breaking the arches of the feet, effectively snapping the feet in half. This was of course intensely painful for the girls who had it done to their feet.
"Regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting as a dialect. Joshua Katz, a Ph. D student in statistics at North Carolina State University, just published a group of awesome visualizations of Professor Bert Vouxs linguistic survey that looked at how Americans pronounce words."