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GRAMMAR

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On Twitter, Nazi Party becomes Grammar-Nazi Party

America's Nazi Party tweets that disciplined grammar is part of supporting the cause. Except that its own grammar isn't always so perfect.

By June 3, 2014

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Twitter grammar police say musicians can't write

A writing enhancement startup called Grammarly decides to analyze celebrities' tweets. Musicians are, it seems, even worse writers than politicians.

By June 5, 2013

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Grammar police: Vibrating pen warns of handwriting mistakes

A specialized pen under development is designed to catch writing mistakes and vibrate as a warning. Could it revive the dying art of handwriting?

By February 5, 2013

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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By July 29, 2014

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Hilarious Weird Al music videos skewer Yelp reviews, twerking

Everyone's favorite purveyor of parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, debuts eight videos in eight days to promote his new album "Mandatory Fun." They live up to the name.

By July 17, 2014

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Lumosity vs. Elevate: Battle of the brain-training apps

Apps that claim to exercise your brain are all the rage, but which is best?

By July 8, 2014

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By June 10, 2014

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On Conan, Google's self-driving car kills cat

When you have no steering wheel, sometimes your self-control is challenged. With fatal results for a cat. And others.

By June 4, 2014

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Google Street View's Horse-Boy makes dramatic reappearance

After four years underground, the mysterious half boy, half horse is suddenly spotted far from his original Scotland.

By June 4, 2014

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An app with a noble cause: No more baby pics on Facebook

Preggie iOS app seeks to get pregnant women together, so they don't have to use Facebook for their mutual communication.

By June 4, 2014