language

Culture

Australia’s Young Jews Explain Why Yiddish Is the Language of Protest

A new generation are reclaiming their grandparents' language to further causes of humanism and LGBTQ equality.
Talia Slonim
2 days ago
Culture

Meet the Guy Who Woke From a Coma Speaking Another Language

Ben McMahon knew some basic Chinese from high school. But after a car accident he was put in a coma and emerged weirdly fluent.
Julian Morgans
6.28.19
This Week in Science

What a Keto Diet Cheat Meal Might Do to Your Body

After a week of eating low-carb and high-fat, reintroducing carbs to the diet might negatively affect your blood vessels.
Shayla Love
4.6.19
Culture

Don’t Let Anyone Tell You to Chill On Exclamation Marks!

They don’t make you look childish or unprofessional! They’re a sign of emotional intelligence!
Wendy Syfret
1.8.19
Dads

Emojis Bridged the Language Barrier Between Me and My Father

They're doing the same for many in households that speak multiple languages.
Arimeta Diop
8.21.18
NEW ZEALAND

A Kiwi MP Is Reclaiming the C-Word and People Are Pissed

The debate kicked off when Marama Davidson mentioned the slur being used in violent threats against her—but that’s not the part that has the nation talking.
Wendy Syfret
8.10.18
mental health

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.
Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi
7.22.18
goodbyes

RIP Koko, the Kitten-Loving Gorilla Who Communicated With Humans

Koko died in Woodside, California, on Tuesday. The beloved primate was 46.
Becky Ferreira
6.22.18
VICE TONIC

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.
Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi
2.6.18
language

Why You Should Swear Less

Give offensive words their power back and it might just save humanity, says Dr Emma Byrne.
Alex Briand
11.2.17
studies

You Don’t Speak English Until You Overuse the Word ‘Like’

A study has found it generally takes migrants three years to say "like" as much as the locals.
VICE Staff
10.20.17
Illustration

Make an MC of Your Kid With This Illustrated Rap Alphabet Book

Andrew Morgan draws Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, and Kanye West as adorable, blunt-smoking letters of the alphabet.
Andrew Nunes
7.13.17
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