language

Memrise Has a New Vision for Learning Langauges

For adults, the early part of learning a new language is all drudgery and repetition. But a new company called Memrise is the next stage of evolution in language e-learning, and it might just roll right over premium products like Rosetta Stone.

Appeals Court Scraps FCC's TV Indecency Rules

In a major victory for TV networks, a federal appeals court struck down the Federal Communications Commission's indecency policy on Tuesday, calling it "unconstitutionally vague." The court also found the FCC rules posed a risk to freedom of speech.

The Decade's Worst New Business Terms

In the past decade, tortured words and phrases in business communication blossomed. The list of jargon is long and lackluster: jump the shark, it is what it is, meta, there's no there there, [blank] is the new [blank], no worries, verticals, the new normal. Here's a run-through of the bottom of the buzzword barrel.