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 […]

Immigrants to U.S. Help Create More Jobs, Not Take Them, Study Finds

“People want to think of immigrants as coming into the economy and maybe not having very many skills and not having a positive impact on the economy,” Benjamin Jones, a professor of strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University involved in the study, told Newsweek on Tuesday.

George W. Bush Not Thrilled by Behavior of Monster He Helped Create

“We’ve spent trillions of dollars overseas, while allowing our own infrastructure to fall into total disrepair and decay,” Trump told CPAC. “And by the way, the Middle East is in — I mean, it’s not even close, it’s in much worse shape than it was 15 years ago. If our presidents would have gone to […]

National Data Portal helps create more open Government: official

Citizens, businesses and communities will have the opportunity to use the data kept by State agencies for research, study and product creation, contributing to the development of the country. Providing open data is also a part of the efforts being made to enhance transparency at State agencies.

Priscilla Chan’s $61 billion mission to help the next generation

In 2016, Chan founded The Primary School, a private, nonprofit school in East Palo Alto, California, that now has 250 students. The project combines her biggest passions: health and school. Children receive full mental and medical health care services as part of their education

Ted Halstead, social entrepreneur who created D.C. policy institutes, dies at 52

Halstead recognized that Republican opposition to any tax was an obstacle to his climate plan. But in an interview in February, he said that gaining the support of major corporations was “a Republican jailbreak moment” that would “lead to ever more Republicans coming on board.”

Grieving David Crosby rocked by death of the son he helped Melissa Etheridge conceive with sperm donation… and reveals he ‘doubts’ his estranged former bandmates will reach out

She wrote that her son ‘struggled to overcome his addiction and finally succumbed to it today. He will be missed by those who loved him, his family and friends,’ she added. I will sing again, soon. It has always healed me.’

Frozen remains of a 400-year old goat are found in the Italian Alps may help scientists better understand ‘ice mummies’ by providing new techniques to preserve ancient DNA

His perfectly preserved body is stored in his own specially designed cold storage chamber at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Italy at a constant temperature of -6°C (21°F).

Trump pushes misleading claim China is stoking protests to help Biden win election

“The threat is ongoing,” Sen. Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican who chaired much of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian election interference, said in a statement last month after the panel released the findings of its bipartisan probe. “My hope is that this report and the Committee’s work will provide the American people […]

The Creek Fire is creating massive thunderhead clouds that are fueling its growth

SATELLITE SPOTLIGHT: This @NOAA #GOES17🛰️ loop from last Saturday shows how quickly Fresno County’s #CreekFire grew after being sparked Friday evening. As of this afternoon, @CAL_FIRE says the #wildfire has grown to 144,000 acres and is 0% contained. #CaliforniaFires #CAwx pic.twitter.com/T8qLQkrwu9