Dictionary.com’s new definitions help create a better world

Language doesn’t just help us communicate, it is an important part of how we understand the world. The definitions that are given to words affect how we perceive them and popular phases show social attitudes and shape our understanding of the world. As social norms change, language needs to as well and the lexicographers at […]

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Will Redefine Racism to Include ‘Systemic’ Oppression

Missouri woman Kennedy Mitchum said that she wrote to Merriam-Webster to make the change after she argued with people about the definition of “racism” and realized that her definition didn’t match the dictionary’s, according to a report by KMOV4.

Selena Gomez opens up about her anxiety and her life in quarantine plus working with Blackpink on her new song Ice Cream

‘I feel like I’ve gained a sense of knowledge and a sense of feeling good about saying what I’m saying, and I feel good about what I’m standing by, and I’m not going to let other opinions conduct what I feel personally,’ she said.

Selena Gomez touches on mounting anxiety that eventually turned to self-reflection

The singer went on to tell the media outlet, “At first it was super uncomfortable, more so because of the anxiety I was carrying because of everything that is happening. I also feel like I got the opportunity to learn a lot about my country in ways that I never have before.”

How Poverty Affects Mothers’ Anxiety

The researchers surveyed nearly 5,000 parents and found that mothers who received free food or had a difficult time paying their utility bills were nearly 2.5 times more likely to have symptoms that would warrant a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder, compared with those who said they had no trouble paying their bills.

10 Things That’ll Almost Definitely Sell Out: From Forever 21 to Travis Scott

Mr. Cactus Jack himself and McDonald’s just collaborated on a new meal (a quarter pounder with bacon, lettuce, and cheese, medium fries with BBQ sauce, and a Sprite) and almost 60 pieces of merch. There’s a giant nugget body pillow, an action-figure T-shirt, and a ten-pack of Styrofoam cups that are sure to sell out.

Zac Efron hits the slopes in Thredbo for a romantic ski trip with his new girlfriend Vanessa Valladares

Speaking to the UK Times in 2016, Zac said: ‘Dating is something I’ll never be able to do. As in the dictionary definition of dating, because one way or another, I’ve impacted that person’s life and they’ll soon realise it’  

Reinforcing caste hierarchies: on Maratha quota

In the context of the lynching of Dalits for pursuing their traditional occupations, snatching away their livelihoods in the name of cow protection, violence targeted at inter-caste marriages, and other violence related to temple entry or for not following the illegal social norms dictated by untouchability, this move would legally reinforce the obnoxious hierarchies of […]

It’s official! Zac Efron holds hands with new girlfriend Vanessa Valladares as they step out in Byron Bay for a romantic lunch date

Speaking to the UK Times in 2016, Zac said: ‘Dating is something I’ll never be able to do. As in the dictionary definition of dating, because one way or another, I’ve impacted that person’s life and they’ll soon realise it’ 

My seven favorite Windows 10 features

My main laptop, a Dell Latitude 7400, has a built-in infrared camera that supports Windows Hello facial recognition, as does my Surface Book 2. Both devices can recognize me and sign me in to Windows in two seconds or less. My Lenovo Yoga C630, running Windows 10 on Arm, has a fingerprint sensor that also […]