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Obsessed With Baby Names? You're Not Alone.

Laura Wattenberg | Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents
Laura Wattenberg

Do you find yourself discussing celebrity baby names more these days? Do you notice more articles about the top names of the year, or hear more friends agonizing over whether Amelia and Atticus have become "too popular"?

Cancer, Oral Sex and Presidential Politics: Did Bill Clinton Cause an Increase in Throat Cancer?

Hal Herzog | Posted 09.04.2012 | Science
Hal Herzog

Bryan Fischer is most famous for his gay-bashing diatribes. But in a recent attack on Democrats, he also took on heterosexual oral sex (which he cryptically refers to as "the kind of activity that President Clinton practiced in the Oval Office").

Google Ngrams

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We've now spent half the day playing with Google's new ngram app that by searching all the digitized books, allows you trace the usage of a word over ...

Google Database Tracks Popularity Of 500 Billion Words

Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has quietly released a massive database that's as scholarly a tool as it is fun to play with. Called Ngram, this digital storehouse contains 50...