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'Amazeballs,' 'YOLO,' 'adorbs' added to Oxford Dictionaries

Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.

By August 17, 2014

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Ep. 1331: Where Oxford defines a generation

The Oxford dictionary adds a bunch of words only teenagers use, Nintendo takes a big step back withe the 2DS, underwater fiber-optic tubes, Spawn remakes, and breaking down popular porn search terms by state!

By August 28, 2013

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The 404 1,331: Where Oxford defines a generation (podcast)

The Oxford dictionary adds a bunch of words only teenagers use, Nintendo takes a big step back withe the 2DS, underwater fiber-optic tubes, Spawn remakes, and breaking down popular porn search terms by state!

By August 28, 2013

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Phablet, selfie, emoji (and twerking) now in Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford Dictionaries are leaping into modernity faster than your eyes can see, your fingers can type your phone can grow and your bottom can wiggle.

By August 27, 2013

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GIF wins Oxford's 'Word of the Year'

Oxford American Dictionaries elects the verb form of GIF as the word of the year. JPG and PNG declined to comment.

By November 13, 2012

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'Beep': A Kickstarter project about the history of game sound and music

"Beep" will be a feature-length documentary film and book of game sound and music from the mechanical arcades through today's orchestras.

By September 6, 2014

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3D-printed face implant gets FDA approval

FDA gives the nod to a 3D-printed facial implant that can be customized for individual patients in need of facial-reconstruction surgery.

By August 19, 2014

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A new kind of string theory: The physics of playing guitar

A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.

By July 23, 2014

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Hijack the movies with bespoke screenings of your favourite flick

A cinema chain in the UK lets you choose from 200 movies to design your own crowdsourced screening.

By August 1, 2014

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Smart glasses for the blind and mosquito tracker compete for Google backing

Ten contenders enter the Google Impact Challenge, proposing new technology that will help people around the world.

By July 31, 2014