California’s got a lot to lose if the Supreme Court scraps healthcare law: The state, one of the biggest beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act, would lose out on as much as $15 billion annually in new federal money slated to come its way.
Of all the instances in which graphic communication is necessary to transcend language barriers, the Olympic Games are, if not the most important, probably the most visible. We take the little icons of swimmers and sprinters as a given aspect of Olympic design, but the pictograms were a…
Your brain on a second language: Bilingualism and brain power
Does being bilingual really make you smarter? Science staff writer Yudhijit Bhattacharjee made a good argument for it in the Sunday New York Times, citing several studies in recent years which suggest that the ability to speak a second language indeed boosts cognitive skills.