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TransProse turns literature into music

Ever wondered what your favourite novels sound like? Forget audiobooks -- this project transposes literature into music.

By May 19, 2014

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Lost book by J.R.R. Tolkien coming soon is basically fanfic for fans of Finns

"The Story of Kullervo" was written decades before "The Hobbit" and the world it takes place in will be familiar to fans of Finnish mythology.

By August 18, 2015

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Watch what happens when you disturb a hive of 40,000 killer bees

A film crew making a Smithsonian Channel documentary about bees captures slo-mo footage of an attacking swarm of angry killer bees that will you make you thankful you're not a documentary-film maker.

By August 15, 2015

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Reading Rainbow knows happily ever after

From CNET Magazine: Actor and entrepreneur LeVar Burton, host of the beloved "Reading Rainbow" TV show-turned-iPad app, is putting interactive books and video field trips on more devices than ever -- thanks to readers like you. It's quite a story.

By July 22, 2015

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Get an LG 27-inch IPS monitor for $149.99

From the Cheapskate: That's an amazingly low price on this huge desktop display, though there is one small catch. Plus: three bonus deals!

By July 13, 2015

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Google AI could be my new wife, steal my job -- and I'm nervous

Commentary: A Google AI expert says computers capable of having relationships aren't far off, but the idea of machines with common sense has CNET's Eric Mack feeling disposable.

By May 26, 2015

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The most influential pop-music genre? Science makes a ruling

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. A computer analysis of pop hits spanning 1960 to 2010 identifies three turning-point years in the evolution of music. Got any guesses?

By May 7, 2015

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Placing Literature maps book scenes in the real world

Go behind the scenes of a new site based in Google Maps that combines geography, technology, and literature into a crowdsourced map of real locations from novels.

By June 21, 2013

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Aliens could be huge, says scientist

Technically Incorrect: Cosmologist Fergus Simpson believes that the most intelligent of aliens out there will likely weight 650 pounds. Yes, little green people could be very, very big.

By April 6, 2015

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HDR vs. HDR: Photo trick vs. TV feature

There's been some confusion as to what High Dynamic Range is when it comes to TVs. The same term is used in photography for an eye-catching hyper-realistic effect. That's not what the TV feature does. Here's the difference.

By April 1, 2015