Linguistics


Merriam-Webster Adds WTF, Clickbait, Photobomb and More Internet Slang

Merriam-Webster Adds WTF, Clickbait, Photobomb and More Internet Slang

Culture evolves whether technologically or linguistically. And so the new words in the dictionaries just keep on multiplying li...

May 27 2015, 5:14am CDT

Top 10 People and Things on the Geek Mind

Top 10 People and Things on the Geek Mind

Here are the I4U News Top 10 People on the Geek Mind and the Top 10 Things that are of interest to the Geek Mind this past week...

May 1 2015, 9:21am CDT

Weekly Top 10 People and Things on the Geek Mind

Weekly Top 10 People and Things on the Geek Mind

Here are the I4U News Top 10 People on the Geek Mind and the Top 10 Things that are of interest to the Geek Mind past week....

Apr 23 2015, 11:55pm CDT

ComicConBox launches filled with Catnip for Geeks

ComicConBox launches filled with Catnip for Geeks

Wizard World, organizer of Comic Con conventions launches a monthly box subscription service....

Apr 22 2015, 6:48am CDT

Watch Shocked Reaction of Mom on 7th Baby’s Gender Reveal

Watch Shocked Reaction of Mom on 7th Baby’s Gender Reveal

An Apex mother of 6 boys showed a pretty shocked reaction upon her 7th baby’s gender being revealed. By now the look on her fac...

Apr 10 2015, 3:59am CDT

What Is International Mother Language Day and why does education matter?

What Is International Mother Language Day and why does education matter?

International Mother Language Day is the 15th anniversary of UNESCO's first attempt to celebrate the diversity in language...

Feb 21 2015, 6:29pm CST

Sonakshi Sinha says personal digs are not okay

Sonakshi Sinha says personal digs are not okay

The Indian actress finally responds to remarks on her weight...

Oct 18 2014, 12:11pm CDT

Last of original group of Navajo Code Talkers dies

Last of original group of Navajo Code Talkers dies

Chester Nez, dies at 93...

Jun 5 2014, 4:03pm CDT

Virgin Blue Plane Reported Hijacked

Virgin Blue Plane Reported Hijacked [Update]

Breaking News: An Australian Virgin Blue planes has reportedly been hijacked and forced to land in Bali....

Apr 25 2014, 2:44am CDT

The Voice 2014 Tour Announced

The Voice 2014 Tour Announced

The talents of the TV Show The Voice hit the road this summer in a 31 concert tour across the nation....

Apr 9 2014, 5:11am CDT

Wil Wheaton Defends the Egos of Nerds Everywhere

Wil Wheaton Defends the Egos of Nerds Everywhere

Wil Wheaton answered a little girl’s question very wisely. He defended the egos of nerds everywhere by openly taking their side...

Apr 1 2014, 9:39am CDT

Jimmy Fallon Tests Oculus Rift

Jimmy Fallon Tests Oculus Rift

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon featured a funny skid with the Oculus Rift....

Mar 27 2014, 4:53am CDT

The Good Wife Kills Major Character

The Good Wife Kills Major Character

The Good Wife follows other hit series to Surprise fans with a sudden kill of a major character. Do not read if you have not se...

Mar 24 2014, 3:15am CDT

Why Every Employee Should Be Building Weak Ties At Work

Why Every Employee Should Be Building Weak Ties At Work

Oftentimes we focus on building strong relationships with people, strong ties. After all, the better we know someone and the st...

Mar 10 2014, 11:56pm CDT

Linguistic Analysis:Newsweek Named Wrong Man As Bitcoin's Creator

Linguistic Analysis:Newsweek Named Wrong Man As Bitcoin's Creator

A linguistic analysis done at Forbes’ request indicates that Newsweek fingered the wrong man when it tried to unmask the creato...

Mar 10 2014, 7:26am CDT

Misao Okawa Celebrates 116 Birthday

Misao Okawa Celebrates 116 Birthday

The world's oldest woman celebrated her 116 birthday yesterday with a nice cake....

Mar 6 2014, 7:49am CST

6 Ways Think-friendly Questions Help You Work Smarter

Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz said it best: “You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man...

Feb 21 2014, 3:51pm CST

CES 2014 highlights: Top ten robotics products from the industry

CES 2014 highlights: Top ten robotics products from the industry

CES 2014 highlights: Top ten robotics products from the industry...

Jan 9 2014, 1:03am CST

30 Under 30 Who Are Changing The World 2014

30 Under 30 Who Are Changing The World 2014

Presenting our third annual 30 Under 30, a tally of the brightest stars in 15 different fields under the age of 30. This is an...

Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST

[Holiday Gift Guide 2013: LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing Systemtitle]

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing System

This is a great fun and teaches your child to read and write at same time makes a great gift....

Oct 22 2013, 11:00am CDT

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: LeapFrog Read with MeHoliday Gift Guide 2013: LeapFrog Read with Me

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: LeapFrog Read with Me

This cute little puppy will give your kids hours of fun while teaching them to read....

Oct 21 2013, 8:52am CDT

Total War: Rome II PC download gets release date, 25% off coupon

Total War: Rome II PC download gets release date, 25% off coupon

Game releases September 3rd, everywhere else selling at full price...

May 9 2013, 8:40am CDT

ThinkGeek Promo Code Saves you $20

ThinkGeek Promo Code Saves you $20

Until May 12 (Mother's Day) you can save $20 on purchases $100 and more on ThinkGeek....

May 7 2013, 7:38am CDT

New Zealand Releases List of Banned Baby Names

New Zealand Releases List of Banned Baby Names

You can’t just name your newborn baby any which way you like. If you are living in New Zealand there is a list of banned baby n...

May 2 2013, 6:06am CDT

Weekly Geek Cartoon Answers Top 3 Income Tax Questions

Weekly Geek Cartoon Answers Top 3 Income Tax Questions

Tax Day is still six weeks away, but maybe you do not have to pay income tax. Check out the new Jerry King Weekly Geek Cartoon...

Jan 30 2013, 8:13am CST

Weekly Geek Cartoons By Jerry King launch on I4U News

Weekly Geek Cartoons By Jerry King launch on I4U News

We are pleased to announce that we now feature a weekly cartoon for the Geek Mind on I4U News....

Jan 22 2013, 4:12am CST

Jamo 250W 8" Powered Down Firing Subwoofer for $101 + free shipping

Jamo 250W 8" Powered Down Firing Subwoofer for $101 + free shipping

Today only, Bob and Ron's World Wide Stereo offers the Jamo 250-watt 8" Powered Down Firing Subwoofer in Brushed Aluminum, mode...

Sep 7 2010, 8:49am CDT

Google TV Subtitles

Google TV Subtitles

Today at the I/O conference, Google is going over a few of their early Google TV apps to give us an idea of what we should expe...

May 20 2010, 12:30pm CDT

Think Geek Cyber Monday Gives You Free Shipping

Think Geek Cyber Monday Gives You Free Shipping

Think Geek is a great shop to find geek gifts, but they are not big on sales. Today on Cyber Monday you get free shipping on or...

Nov 30 2009, 3:00am CST

This Maternity Shirt is a Geek's Mother's Day Gift for Expectant Mothers

This Maternity Shirt is a Geek's Mother's Day Gift for Expectant Mothers

Mother's Day is around the corner. If you need a gift for an expectant Mother, Think Geek just listed the perfect very 'geekish...

May 5 2009, 12:53pm CDT

Homie Rollerz for Nintendo DS Review

Homie Rollerz for Nintendo DS Review

OCModshop published a review of the Homie Rollerz video game for Nintendo DS. Homie Rollerz is available on Amazon.com for $29....

Mar 31 2008, 3:00pm CDT

The 8-bit Tie is for Geeks and Retro Gamers only

The geeky dudes over at the ultimate gadget shop Think Geek came up with a great tie for retro games and bit heads. This loo...

Oct 4 2007, 6:00am CDT

I4U October Gadget Model: Agnieszka wears MP4 Video Wristwatch

I4U October Gadget Model: Agnieszka wears MP4 Video Wristwatch

A new month has started and that means a new hot I4U Gadget Model is here too. Meet Agnieszka the October 2007 I4U Gadget Model...

Oct 2 2007, 10:40am CDT

EVR WANTD 2 SPEEK LOLCAT?

EVR WANTD 2 SPEEK LOLCAT?

If you frequent online forums or websites where lots of geeks handout, you have probably seen someone with a lolcat avatar. Lol...

Aug 10 2007, 12:00pm CDT

Cool Fan with LED Image Display

Cool Fan with LED Image Display

Think Geek has a great fan that displays images of your choice with color LED mounted on the rotating blades. The 5MB storage...

Jun 6 2007, 6:00am CDT

£1.25 billion in gadgets wasted every year

A new survey shows that around £1.25 billion spent on consumer electronics is for products that are never used, due to fear...

May 3 2007, 4:00am CDT

Hanakotoba

Hanakotoba

Hanakotoba is a feel good gadget from Japan that lets you communicate with your plants. Japanese company e-Revolution thought...

Jan 2 2007, 7:23am CST

New Japanese Kanji LED Wristwatch by Twelve 5-9

New Japanese Kanji LED Wristwatch by Twelve 5-9

Japanese LED watch designers Twelve 5-9 have put out a new LED fashion watch with kanji signs on the dial. With this watch fr...

Jul 5 2006, 1:15am CDT