SCIENCE Linguists Try to Decipher Teenage Grunts Clearly, linguistics exists just so we can give a technical description of those hard-to-spell sounds that erupt from callow youths. yeeah. The eye-rolls […]
ARTS Hopi Fight To Halt Artifact Auction An auction of Native American artifacts scheduled for Friday in Paris is stirring up controversy on both sides of the Atlantic. Members of […]
GEOGRAPHY Cholo Universe The cholo subculture of the southwestern United States has gone viral. The cars, fashion, and music associated with urban Mexican-American culture (primarily identified with Los Angeles, California) […]
Culture is shaped by language. Knowledge is shaped by culture. And in that sense, doesn’t it seem wiser to preserve diversity than to thwart it?