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Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: Feminism

In 2017, lookups for feminism increased 70 percent over 2016 on and spiked several times after key events.

December 12, 2017

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

The interviews were conducted in 15 languages between December 2015 and February 2016 in countries representing 62% of the world's population.

December 09, 2017

Newlywed's lost-at-sea phone miraculously returns

The encrypted phone was kept by the person who found it at all times in case the owner called.

December 06, 2017

Kiwi-Aussie hybrid 'Kwaussie' wins Australia's word of the year

The hybrid word 'Kwaussie' means someone who is both a "kiwi", or a New Zealander, and an "Aussie".

December 04, 2017