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The 2014 Tech Trends We'll Still Be Talking About Next Year

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Die-ins, like this one at Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 6, were conducted across America to protest grand jury decisions not to indict the police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Linguist Ben Zimmer says that while the word "die-in" isn't new, its increased use makes it a strong candidate for the American Dialect Society's 2014 Word of the Year. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Die-In, Vortex, Selfie Stick: What's The Word Of 2014?

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2014 Hashtags: #MuslimApologies Grew Out Of Both Anger And Whimsy

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One More Reason To Reach For A Paper Book Before Bed

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Online Sellers Pop Up In Real Life, For A Limited Time Only

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2014 Hashtags: #BringBackOurGirls Made Nigerian Schoolgirls All Of 'Ours'

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North Korea's Internet Outage Could Just Be Bad Timing

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Hashtag Activism In 2014: Tweeting 'Why I Stayed'

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