linguistics

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on the Type A personality, terrible translation, time as a myth, pit bull debate and much more stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Great articles on time travel mausoleums, teenage Nazi girls, unidentified car crash victims and more.

How The Voynich Manuscript Works

Since its re-discovery in the early 20th century, the Medieval codex the Voynich Manuscript has thoroughly puzzled anyone who has tried to unlock its secret language and bizarre drawings. Will it ever give up its secrets?

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Vocal Fry and Other Speech Trends

You've heard lots of complaints about vocal fry, mostly from older white men. But it's not exclusive to the Kardashians. Learn all about vocal fry, upspeak and other quirky speech trends in today's episode.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Neat articles on media phantasms, a brief history of olestra and plenty more for you to enjoy.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are the best of the bunch. Enjoy them with our compliments.