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2008-06-16 13:00:00

Young children show evidence of smart and flexible behavior early in life – even though they don’t really know what they’re doing, new research suggests.

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2007-09-18 03:00:00

Twenty-five years ago, Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman says, he was the first to use three keystrokes - a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis - as a horizontal "smiley face" in a computer message.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'