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2012-03-07 15:45:55

Thanks to the work of Fraunhofer researchers, keeping mentally and physically fit at any age is now child´s play — literally. Dubbed “HOPSCOTCH”, the interactive learning system is designed to be more efficient at combining learning, movement and most of all fun — whether for learning vocabulary words, history or math. The scientists will present their solution, which is named after the popular children´s game, at the CeBIT trade fair on March 6—10...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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