AI Writing Machines: The Future of Fiction?

AI Writing Machines: The Future of Fiction?

From assembly line workers to data analysts and pharmacists, AI (artificial intelligence) has managed to seep into a wide range of industries, making many jobs easier, and sometimes taking them over entirely. But surely the cherished art of writing—which relies on...
23 Common Idioms and Their Surprising Origins

23 Common Idioms and Their Surprising Origins

Common idioms like “bite the bullet” and “bury the hatchet” add color to our everyday conversations, but do you know where those expressions come from or why we say them? Many of these expressions have their roots in history, legends, and old...
88 Words that Shakespeare Invented (Well, Kind Of)

88 Words that Shakespeare Invented (Well, Kind Of)

History’s greatest playwright and writer William Shakespeare did not only write words—he actually invented quite a few of his own! But can anyone just “invent” words? Doesn’t that defeat the purpose of communicating so people can understand you?  Did Shakespeare...