VIDEO: This Egyptian Man Can Speak at Least 7 Languages, and You Can Barely Speak 1

VIDEO: This Egyptian Man Can Speak at Least 7 Languages, and You Can Barely Speak 1

  With over one and a half million views, a video of an Egyptian man talking by the pyramids is going viral. The video shows a guy selling necklaces for tourists, and in that process, learned many different languages.     In the video, the man demonstrates his ability to master at least seven languages, […]

Q&A: VerbalizeIt’s Ryan Frankel

Q&A: VerbalizeIt’s Ryan Frankel

The story of VerbalizeIt is one that any startup would want to learn from and replicate. It solves a common problem (language barriers) with innovative methods (live, crowdsourced translators), backed by a strong team (of dare we say, hustlers). VerbalizeIt was born from unfortunate travel experiences – CEO Ryan Frankel fell ill in China and […]

10 Reasons It Sucks to Be Bilingual

10 Reasons It Sucks to Be Bilingual

There were so many times in my life where I was asked what language I thought in. The first time it happened I was 16 and the question took me by surprise. Half the time I thought in Arabic because I’d be thinking of something my parents said or something I’d want to say to […]