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

“A couple weeks ago, I said this is the last argument I’m going to have about this,” continued Mitchum. “I know what racism is, I’ve experienced it time and time and time again in a lot of different ways, so enough is enough.”

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 […]

Wine’s diversity issue starts with the way we talk about the taste of wine

Understanding these tastes is more than an exercise in figuring out what you personally enjoy; it’s often requisite for getting ahead in the wine world. Most of the existing wine classes — the ones that many sommeliers need to advance in their careers — demand familiarity with this wine-flavor lexicon. Winery owners and winemakers need […]

Letters: Reader rejects militia’s right to assume names of Louisiana, Cajun

The group that calls itself Louisiana Cajun Militia is referred to in an article in this newspaper dated Sept. 3. How can they presume to use this title? They do not represent the state of Louisiana. They do not represent Cajuns. And it is debatable that they qualify as a militia.

Conceptual art: why a bag of rubbish is not just a load of garbage

The work the British artists made was at once intellectual and playful, risking charges of pretentiousness in order to challenge received notions of value and meaning. In 1967’s Soul City (Pyramid of Oranges), Roelof Louw stacked 5,800 oranges in a pyramid in the London Arts Lab, a hotbed for countercultural hijinks. Over a fortnight, the […]

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’  

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’ 

Do people ever recover from COVID-19?

So, it’s possible that even some people, who have no antibodies, may still have some immunity, because they have so called killer T-cells (a type of lymphocyte) which are primed to attack viruses that look like it (like COVID-19, because of dealing with similar, earlier viruses).

My seven favorite Windows 10 features

Windows 10 Coming: More detailed Window 10 feature update blockers Seven Windows 10 annoyances (and how to fix them) Single-screen Windows 10X in spring 2021; dual-screen in spring 2022 The ultimate Windows 10 information hub Best cheap Windows 10 laptops for $350 or less ​Microsoft 365: Everything you need to know Windows 10 update: The […]