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Netflix for iOS updated with more intuitive episode, audio, and subtitle selectors

Netflix has updated its iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch application with redesigned controls for episode selection, audio, and subtitles.<p>The changes make it easier and more intuitive for iPad users to navigate between TV show episodes, while the new audio and subtitle controls are available on both …

TED Talks iPad App Updated: Adds Subtitles & More

The superb <b>TED app for iPad</b> and iPhone has been updated this week, to Version 2.0. This is the app that brings more than 1,000 wonderful TEDTalk videos to the iPad – or as they’re touted ‘riveting talks by remarkable people’.<p>This update is all about making the talks more accessible to more people, …

Channel 4 aims to make a killing with subtitled French drama

There are no shortage of scares to be found in new Channel 4 drama The Returned. Zombies, for a start, along with a series of gruesome murders and a cannibalistic serial killer.<p>But the real shock, which once would have had viewers of a sensitive disposition hiding behind the sofa, is that The …

The worst TV subtitle gaffes – your pictures

The UK's media regulator, Ofcom, said it would crack down on gaffes such as asking for 'a moment's violence' during the Queen Mother's funeral. So, we asked you to send in any subtitling errors you have spotted. Here is a selection of the best (or worst)

Netflix Wants to Make Sure ‘Star Trek”s Klingon Subtitles Are Totally Accurate

Netflix has been on the receiving end of some fairly harsh criticism over blatant errors in the way it’s streaming movies, but at long last they’re …

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Cuban Cigars and the Updated Laws

Cuban cigars are now legal in the United States when it comes to traveling abroad and bringing them back into the country. However, if U.S. citizens …

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Where Cuban Cigars Come From: Pictures From a Factory

><i>Inside the century-and-a-half-old H. Upmann cigar company, among the most famous manufacturers of Cuban cigars</i><p>Above, a worker packages cigars at the H. Upmann cigar factory during the 13th annual Cigar Festival in Havana, Cuba, on Thursday, February 24, 2011. Cigar enthusiasts from around the …

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Lost in translation: Coke apologizes for offensive bottlecap

Vitaminwater is the latest company to see a marketing mishap go viral. In this case, the apology is along the lines of: Pardon my French.<p>A Canadian shopper opened a vitaminwater to find some unexpected words on the bottlecap: "YOU RETARD."<p>In French, that's along the lines of "You're late."<p>The …

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French translation/proofreading project free quote

French translation and proofreading free quote<p>For any translation or proofreading job, my rates depend on four main factors: its volume, its …

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Le French Book Empowers Hybrid Translators

The publishing world is ready for hybrid translators.<p>“Hybrid” is a new buzzword in the publishing industry—there are hybrid authors, hybrid …

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Top 14 teenage slang translations according to Mumsnet users

<b>I’ve given up playing online PlayStation games for one simple reason – furious kids keep saying things about my mum and it sounds complimentary but</b> …

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What Are Tapas in Spanish Cuisine?

Going for tapas is one of the most popular activities for visitors to Spain. But there's a lot of misunderstanding about what exactly tapas means. …

Translation of Giacomo Leopardi's Zibaldone published

Schopenhauer referred to him as his "spiritual brother"; Italians consider him one of their greatest ever intellects, and his thoughts have been said to "go beyond those of every other European man of letters, from Goethe to Paul Valéry".<p>Yet, despite these many accolades, the 19th-century poet and …

Book News: English Translation Of New Murakami Novel Expected In 2014

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>The English translation of Japanese writer Haruki Murakami's newest book (the title literally translates to <i>Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and the Year of His Pilgrimage</i>) won't be out until 2014, Knopf Doubleday publicity …

Poet Seamus Heaney Was A Teacher, Critic, Translator

Seamus Heaney was possibly the most-read living poet. He was admired by peers and critics and loved by the general public, which bought his books by the thousands. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. Heaney died Friday in Dublin after what his family described in a statement as a 'brief …

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Translational Research Institute

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) at the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH), Dutton Park, is a compelling work of architecture by Wilson …

Manchester United star Shinji Kagawa's quotes are lost in translation

There has been bemusement in Japan over the past day or so concerning the widespread stories in the British sporting media over comments allegedly made by Shinji Kagawa in which he appears critical of David Moyes, his manager at Manchester United. The fallout has puzzled Japanese observers not only …

HuffPost Translators: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish Speakers Wanted

HuffPost readers: Do you speak a second language? If so, we'd love to hear from you.<p>We're currently looking to hear from college students, graduate students and anyone else who speaks and writes proficiently in one or more of the following languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese and</b> …