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Merriam-Webster Adds Over 1,000 New Words, Including Throw Shade And Truther

Word nerds, rejoice! On Tuesday, Merriam-Webster announced that it added over 1,000 new words and definitions to their dictionary. The company’s latest entries include humblebrag, throw shade and face-palm, among others. In a statement, Lisa Schneider – the dictionary’s chief digital officer and publisher – says: “This is a significant addition to our online dictionary, reflecting the breadth of

This 15-Year-Old Ballerina Is Breaking Stereotypes About Dancers’ Bodies

Dancing queen. A teenager from Milford, Delaware has been labeled an inspiration thanks to a video of her impressive dance skills. Ballerina Lizzy Howell took the Internet by storm over the weekend – and single-handedly broke stereotypes about dancers’ bodies. The clip, filmed in 2016, shows the 15-year-old performing a type of pirouette in ballet called a fouetté.

4-Year-Old Daliyah Arana Has Read More Books Than All Of Us

And she just became the Library of Congress’s first Librarian for the Day. Meet Daliyah Arana. The little girl – from Gainesville, Georgia – is 4 years old, and has already read more than 1,000 books. Yes, that many. The young bibliophile could recognize words by the time she was 18 months old and read her first book – Ann’s Big

This 11-Year-Old Boy Is Offering Emotional Advice To Subway Riders In NY

Meet Ciro Ortiz. The 11-year-old boy is making sure New Yorkers have someone to lean on by offering five-minute ’emotional advice’ sessions at the Bedford L train stop. For the past couple of months, the Bushwick sixth-grader has been counseling people every Sunday, from noon to 2 pm. For $2 a pop, the sessions are available

Unicorn Eyeliner Is The Latest Beauty Trend And People Are Obsessed With It

Add a little unicorn to your everyday look. This year has been pretty exciting for makeup lovers all over the world. We’ve seen everything from rainbow hair and colored freckles to glitter roots and non-touring. Now, it’s time for another colorful and magical trend to be added to the list: unicorn eyeliner. Inspired by everyone’s favorite mythical

Instagram Introduces Pinch-And-Zoom-In Feature For Photos And Videos

The wait is over. Instagram is finally giving its users what they want – a closer look at photos and videos. On August 31, the app released an update that introduces one of its most requested features: pinch to zoom. In a post, Instagram celebrated the fact that users can now “dive into an adorable puppy’s smile or

Sasha Obama Gets A Regular Summer Job At A Seafood Restaurant

Just your average teen. Sasha Obama may be living at the White House, but she’s proving she’s just like us by landing a perfectly regular summer job. The younger daughter of President Obama and First Lady Michelle is spending part of her summer break working at a seafood shack at Martha’s Vineyard. The 15-year-old is learning

This Little Girl is The Queen Of Halloween Costumes – See The Adorable Photos!

Meet Willow, a 3-year-old girl who is, as always, crushing her Halloween costume game. In 2013, Willow’s mom, photographer Gina Lee, declared October “Dress Up Willow Month”, and she is extending the tradition to this year as well. Just like the previous two years, Lee will be posting photos of her daughter’s amazing costumes on her Instagram

Open Bionics And Disney Team Up To Create Awesome Prosthetics For Kids

Open Bionics – a UK-based start-up – is reportedly teaming up with Disney in order to produce affordable and hero-themed prosthetic hands for disabled kids. The year-old company is scheduled to make low-cost 3D-printed prosthetics, and as part of Disney’s Techstars Accelerator program, Open Bionics will get royalty-free licenses to create prosthetics modeled off Elsa from ‘Frozen’,