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10 Crazy (and Awesome) International New Year’s Eve Traditions

Getting tired of watching the ball drop every New Year’s Eve? Maybe it’s time to adopt a new tradition. If you’re feeling adventurous, try one of these from around the…

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The History of 3 Sweet Holiday Favorites

When you think of the holidays you can’t help but think of all the goodies that come with it: candies, cakes, chocolates, and confections. But where do these tasty treats…

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Becoming “Real”: Overcoming Cultural Illiteracy

In 2001, bilingual computer scientist Vladimir Veselov set out to create a computer program or “chatterbot” that would be able to communicate like a human. He called his program “Eugene…

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8 Q&A’s for the 8 Days of Hanukkah

Signs of holiday preparations are everywhere here in the United States these days. The lights are twinkling. Presents are being bought. Holiday displays are selling candles and gelt. Wait .…

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Rosetta Stone Hits the Track with USA Track & Field

We’re pleased to announce that Rosetta Stone is now the official language-learning solution for USA Track & Field (USATF), the national governing body for the sports of track and field,…

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5 Unexpected Shopping Quirks for Travelers

In case you somehow missed the ads livening up the airwaves, web banners, and—yes—even good ol’ newspapers, Black Friday is this Friday. It kicks off the Christmas shopping season, and…

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Top Tourist Attractions in Washington, DC

Our nation’s capital brims with events and activities for its residents and visitors to this beautiful city. From international displays of hospitality to a little something for everyone, Washington, DC, proves it’s…

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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Easter Eggs

The ubiquity of the egg in springtime celebrations surpasses that of Easter baskets, bunnies, and bonnets combined. With its ancient and elaborate history, this ellipsoid holds its own in the…

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