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Video Game Helps Students Learn Java
2013-04-11 04:54:58

[ Watch the Video: Introducing CodeSpells ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online University of California computer scientists have developed a way to help students learn how to program in Java. The researchers developed a first-person player video game designed to help students in elementary through high school to program in one of the most common languages used today. They tested the game on a group of 40 girls between the ages 10 to 12 who had never been...


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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.
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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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