Newest

What’s the Newest Language?

Image for article titled What's the Newest Language?

Illustration: Vicky Leta/Gizmodo

When the world’s languages get together for formal dinners, who sits at the kids’ table? While Arabic and Chinese settle heavily into their seats, burdened by the weight of millennia, which languages are still outside, on the swing set, savoring the summer night before Tamil tells them once more to get inside? Put less nonsensically, what is the newest language? For this week’s Giz Asks, we reached out to a number of experts to find out.


Recent PhD in linguistics from The Graduate Center, CUNY, now based in Malmö, Sweden. His research focuses on prosody,

Read More

Newest millionaire, scholarship winners announced

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced Kentucky’s newest millionaire and five full college scholarship winners in round two of the “Shot at a Million” contest during a Capitol press conference on Friday.

This was the second round of winners in the three-round contest, which is open to all Kentuckians who have received at least their first injection of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson version.

Ginger Schultz of Louisville won the million-dollar top prize and said that it was important to get vaccinated. “Why take a chance at

Read More

New York State’s newest vaccine incentive offers full scholarship for 50 young people

Posted:
Updated:

(WIVB) — Fifty New Yorkers between the ages 12 to 17 could graduate debt-free thanks to the State’s “Get a Shot to Make your Future” program.

Governor Cuomo announced this latest vaccine incentive this week, saying those in that age group can enter into a random prize drawing when they get their vaccine. If chosen, they’ll receive a full scholarship, including room and board, to any SUNY or CUNY school.

This comes as the national student loan debt continues to climb. Currently, more

Read More

Newest Tyler Trent scholarship recipient a success story in overcoming life’s obstacles

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Kyle Albertson is an achiever. But for him, achieving in everyday activities that most people take for granted requires determination, ingenuity, stamina and a whole lot of extra effort.

Purdue University’s newest recipient of the Tyler Trent Courage and Resilience Award embodies everything that Trent showed as he battled cancer and influenced people in multiple ways.

Albertson, diagnosed at 9 months old with congenital muscular dystrophy, which causes progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass, has battled – and beaten – challenges that few even have to consider. As he readies to graduate Saturday (May 15)

Read More