Folium: Learning a Second Language Can Give Your Brain a Boost via Lifehacker.com

Folium: Learning a Second Language Can Give Your Brain a Boost via Lifehacker.com

Folium: Learning a Second Language Can Give Your Brain a Boost via Lifehacker.com While this idea doesn’t seem like this big of a stretch, I’m happy to see evidence. Go science! New studies coming out of the journal Developmental Science point to how the brain actually rewires and grows as it adapts to new systems […]

Folium: New Van Gogh Painting Discovered via Gizmodo.com

Folium: New Van Gogh Painting Discovered via Gizmodo.com Chalk one up for technology! Utilizing a technique called “Macro Scanning X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry” scientists have been able to confirm a new work by Vincent Van Gogh! This is a great example of high-culture meeting high-technology. People in the science, math, and technology fields can contribute to science […]

Folium: How Video Game Cover Art Changes Around The World via IGN.com

Folium: How Video Game Cover Art Changes Around The World via IGN.com This week, in between overhauling the design of the site and editing old posts, I’ve been fully immersed in the world of Diablo III (as long as the login servers stay up). Video games now account for an insane amount of money, and […]

Folium: The Spanish Word For “Wife” … via DidYouKnowArchive.com

Folium: The Spanish Word For “Wife” … via DidYouKnowArchive.com Did the picture ruin the surprise? The Spanish word for wife is la esposa. The Spanish word for handcuffs is las esposas. So, your wife is technically your handcuffs. Insert jokes here… However, I’m disappointed that the website doesn’t explain why the two words are so […]

Folium: Microsoft Can Make Your Voice Speak Foreign Languages via Gizmodo.com

Folium: Microsoft Can Make Your Voice Speak Foreign Languages via Gizmodo.com

Folium: Microsoft Can Make Your Voice Speak Foreign Languages via Gizmodo.com Have you ever wondered what your own voice sounds like? Have you ever taken a tape recorder, recorded yourself, then immediately said “eww, that’s how I sound to other people?” Yeah, I thought so. Well, take that idea and apply it to different languages! […]

Folium: LEAF News – 17 May 2012

So, you’re actually reading this huh? I’m sorry … Here’s what new with LEAF! On January 1st, 2012 we launched LEAF! We added a ton of little things like random Spanish vocabulary lessons, trabalenguas, and other things across the internet that we thought was pretty cool. I guess the original thought was to make a […]

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Spanish Vocabulary: Medical – Diagnostics

… Identify: Spanish Vocabulary: Medical – Diagnostics el vocabulario español: médico – los diagnósticos Medical diagnostics identify the causes of being sick or wounded. Identify and name conditions to communicate with medical professionals. Study: Knowing the terms for medical scenarios like diagnosis and treatment can keep you informed in emergency situations, help others and yourself […]

Spanish Vocabulary: El Cinco de Mayo

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: The 5th of May el vocabulario español: el cinco de mayo  … Study Here is a selection of vocabulary words that are used to celebrate the Fifth of May (El Cinco de Mayo)! la batalla : battle la celebración : celebration la cerveza : beer cinco : five (fifth) la fiesta […]

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