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Some of the websites in the Dark Web provide access to illegal operations such as Silk Road, the website for the buying and selling of recreational drugs. Other Dark Web websites function as resources for other information such as pornography and fraud services.
Drones are designed for a variety of functions including serving as aerial cameras, toys for children or adults and as delivery systems for a variety of goods ranging from products ordered online to explosives in a war situation.
This sharing could be a person providing for-fee transportation services through Uber from their private car or they could be people giving away their extra possessions on Freecycle or selling their extra possessions on eBay or Craig's List.
A growing number of wedding and party event venues and restaurants are starting to charge a cakeage fee, usually to encourage the customer to purchase their cake through the venue.
Whether used as a hashtag, a rallying cry in demonstrations or a talking point in a political speech, this phrase reflects a growing concern in society.
Although this is not a new word in 2015, Caitlyn Jenner's photographs and reality show brought this word front and center in the media.
Some see this style as a counter to the metrosexual style which has been seen in urban areas during the past few years.
Your eyebrow shape, your fashion or your opinion can be on fleek.
Although an actual microphone is not involved, mic drop is used to describe a situation where something is so surprising that you would drop a microphone if you had one in your hand and then you would walk away in amazement.
The YourDictionary editors selected ten words and phrases that emerged and gained popularity during 2015. These words show the trends in technology, the economy, how we express ourselves and how we have fun. Each of the words are discussed in full in the article YourDictionary Defines 2015 with 10 Trending Words.