The Bot or Not Web site, called a "Turing test for poetry," lets users guess whether poems have been penned by a human or an algorithm. It's not always easy.
A new PayPal service lets you order a custom-written poem for your paramour just in time for Valentine's Day. Crave writer Michael Franco tells you all about it in partial verse.
Corn ethanol producer Poet is getting into the cellulosic ethanol business with a plant that can convert corn cobs and kernel husks into ethanol.
An AI created by a PhD student at MIT analyses the work of poets to choose the best words for new works that could have been written by the original authors.
Rather than helping you read faster, He Liked Thick Word Soup sees you literally grappling with words in order to construct passages from James Joyce's Ulysses.
The University of Chicago Library is seeking help identifying mysterious marginalia found in a rare 16th-century edition of Homer's "Odyssey."
The University of Chicago Library is seeking help to identify mysterious marginalia found in a rare 16th century edition of Homer's Odyssey.
iWonder is a new series of interactive guides for your 'second screen', starting with the BBC's World War One season.
An experimental poster created with an air-purifying nanotech formula is currently scrubbing pollutants out of the atmosphere in England.