Sunday Jun 23rd, 2013

When in Rome, swear as the Romans do

What’s the meaning of the word irrumatio? In Ancient Rome, to threaten another individual with irrumatio qualified as one of the highest offenses, topping off a list of seemingly frivolous obscenities that — needless to say — did not survive into the modern era. read more »

Wednesday Apr 23rd, 2014

Why are money market funds safer than the Bitcoin?

A podcast overview of money market funds.
Thursday Apr 17th, 2014

What’s the secret to high scores on video games?

The role of music and sound effects in video games
Tuesday Apr 15th, 2014

Are you a tax expert?

Find out how much you know about taxes.
Monday Apr 14th, 2014

A bookish slideshow

A slideshow of the fascinating history of books throughout the world.
Monday
Apr 14th, 2014

Shakespeare’s 450th birthday quiz

. . . . .
Monday
Apr 14th, 2014

The Defamation Act 2013: reflections and reforms

. . . . .
Saturday
Apr 12th, 2014

Overcoming everyday violence [infographic]

. . . . .
Saturday
Apr 12th, 2014

A publisher before wartime

. . . . .
Friday
Mar 28th, 2014

Is our language too masculine?

. . . . .
Thursday
Mar 27th, 2014

Expressing ourselves about expressiveness in music

. . . . .
Saturday
Mar 22nd, 2014

35 years: the best of C-SPAN

. . . . .
Monday
Mar 17th, 2014

Britain, France, and their roads from empire

. . . . .