Emily Horton-Hall

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Software Accurately Predicts Books' Popularity By Analyzing Their Sentences

"I'll never agree! That's worse than being a slave in prison," Ella glared as she went out the door.<p>Maybe this is something we can apply to Popular Science posts? A team of computer scientists has developed software that's able to predict whether a book will be popular based on its writing style, …

Mysterious Ancient Indian Metal Works Surpass Modern Technology

What is amazing about the Iron Pillar of Delhi is that, in spite of being at least 1,500 years old and possibly much older, it is so impenetrable to …

Snowy Owl Irruption: Owls Spotted Thousands of Miles From Home in U.S. East Coast Cities

Snowy owls from the Arctic Circle have been spotted thousands of miles from home in U.S. East Coast cities, including Boston and Baltimore. The large …

Overflowing Garbage And Rats: There's (Gonna Be) An App For That

Wireless sensors could warn city planners when garbage cans are missing or broken, which often precedes rat outbreaks.<p>A new idea could help reduce overflowing garbage cans and rat outbreaks: fitting trash receptacles with sensors that can tell how full they are, and when they are broken or go …

Robot Turtle Designed to Help Archaeologists Explore Shipwrecks

This robot turtle, U-CAT, was designed to help archaeologists explore underwater shipwrecks. It robot was recently on display at the London Science …

CES 2014: Does Smart Jewelry Take Wearable Tech Too Far?

Believe it or not, a Bluetooth necklace could do some good.<p>From Razer's Nabu smartband to the Pebble Steel smartwatch, there are wrist-worn devices aplenty debuting at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. But UK-based CSR is betting on a different kind of wearable tech: bling. They brought two …

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