Archive for August, 2010

Badass Penguins

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The History of the “Dude”

I know a segue when I see one. “Dude” is a magnificent specimen for discussing language change in general, because its meaning has shifted and shimmied a ton in a relatively short period of time. Originally, back in the 1800s, […]

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Mongolian Neo-Nazis

A new strain of Nazism has found an unlikely home: Mongolia, with the rise of groups like the Tsagaan Khass, or White Swastika

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First Lemon

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$5 Spock Dollars in Canada

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The World’s Children

Twenty years after the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, multitudes of children across the globe are still suffering from poverty, abuse and disease. Each year, 4 million babies die before they are a month […]

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