2 anime series are translating the controversial phrase ‘lolicon’ to ‘pedophile’

‘Lolicon’ is a direct reference to Vladimir Nabokov’s 1955 novel ‘Lolita.’

On Aug 16, 2019 by Ignacio Martinez

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Author of message in bottle asks person who found it to throw it back

The author of the note had a good reason for their request.

On Feb 29, 2016 by Josh Katzowitz

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The Logbar Ili is an instant-translation wearable that could make foreign travel much easier

The Ili has a simple goal, but we can’t say whether its big promises equate to solid results.

On Jan 5, 2016 by Selena Larson

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Google Translate can recognize text in real time from 20 new languages

Hold your phone up to translate 27 languages.

On Jul 29, 2015 by Selena Larson

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This Google-made beer fridge only opens if enough people talk to it

Not only do you have to say it—you have to say it in 6 languages.

On Jun 26, 2015 by Selena Larson

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This guy has no idea what his Hebrew tattoo really means

All tattoos should be copyedited.

On May 14, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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Some saint translated ‘The Big Lebowski’ into emoji

It really ties the room together.

On May 11, 2015 by Monica Riese

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Duolingo adds Klingon to its language tutorials

You can’t learn Japanese or Mandarin, but you can learn to talk to aliens.

On Apr 10, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Cat wants nothing to do with human-to-cat translation app

If you don’t have anything nice to say to your cat, don’t say it at all.

On Mar 9, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Listen to 3 phones try to talk to each other via Google Translate

Is this a sign of the coming apocalypse?

On Feb 4, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Cool dad tests Google Translate’s knowledge of obscenities

There’s something you don’t hear every day.

On Jan 23, 2015 by Miles Klee

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You can help fund the emoji Bible translation

For the rest of us, emoji is the religion.

On Nov 18, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Online translation is a major challenge for the global Web

The Web is growing, and more places are getting online. As that happens, what technologies will translate the vastness of its content?

On Jun 12, 2014 by Kate Knibbs

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Chinese town wants Internet’s help fixing ‘Chinglish’ signs

Is crowdsourcing the solution to embarrassing translations?

On Oct 1, 2013 by Gaby Dunn

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Translate anything into a message only you and Cher can understand

Music icon Cher has a signature voice, and also a signature way of typing on Twitter. 

On Sep 23, 2013 by Gaby Dunn

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