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General News Archive - November 05, 2012

Baby Laughter Subject Of New Cognition Study

Believe it or not, there’s a lot to be learned from babies, and now researchers from Birbeck University of London’s world-renowned BabyLab want to learn all about laughter and how it pertains to cognitive development.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.