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literature

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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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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

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Create beautiful poetry with strangers and friends with HaikuJAM

A new social app is about the shared experience of creating something beautiful from the heart.

By March 18, 2015

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Terror on Twitter! Horror author R.L. Stine tweets a Halloween story

R.L. Stine, the "Stephen King of children's literature," composes an impromptu horror story online to the delight of his fans. And it was all about a sandwich.

By October 30, 2014

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'Wasting time on the Internet' is a real Ivy League college class

Finally, all those hours spent noodling around on social media can be harnessed into real college credit at a prestigious institution.

By October 30, 2014

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Skybrite streams unlimited audiobooks to your phone or tablet

For $9.99 per month, the service lets you listen to your heart's content. Unfortunately, the library is on the small side -- for now.

By October 29, 2014

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Rainbow of curse words: LeVar Burton reads a NSFW favorite

Watch "Reading Rainbow" host LeVar Burton read beloved parody children's book "Go the F**k to Sleep" to help raise money for charity.

By October 27, 2014