Declan Byrne

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Someone's Building All Of Destiny In Minecraft

Some <i>Minecraft</i> players like to build houses, or castles, or mazes full of monsters. Others prefer to recreate the entirety of <i>Destiny</i>.<p>Player infered5's …

18 Pictures People Who Haven't Lived In Canada Will Never Understand

You don't know. VOUS JUSTE DON'T.

Canada is the 6th happiest country on the planet

Canadian’s may have a reputation for being a polite bunch, but it turns out we are also quite a happy group – sixth happiest in the world, according …

A remote Amazonian tribe could fundamentally change our understanding of language

Deep in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil, linguists are trying unravel the structure of a tribal language that might be radically different than any …

Language

No Man's Sky review: This star trek is a beautiful but flawed masterpiece

It's rare that something like <i>No Man's Sky</i> comes along, the PS4 sci-fi exclusive that at last promises a '70s <i>Star Trek</i> universe to believe in.<p>Not only …

13 foreign words that sound rude in English

If you’re learning a foreign language you’ve probably been in this situation before: getting all excited about coming across a seemingly familiar …

Learning

These GIFs of Liquid Legos Are Insanely Mesmerizing

Legos shouldn't be able to do this.<p>Legos are a solid. That's pretty much indisputable. But through the power of computer simulation they don't have to be, and one talented animator on Reddit has cooked up a handful of animations that turn hundreds of simulated blocks into moving waves and splashes. …

15 Incredible Architectural Feats Made in Minecraft

With more than 70 million copies sold worldwide, it would be unfair to refer to Minecraft as just a simple game of textured boxes in a pixelated 3D …

This LEGO Paper Airplane Factory Makes a Mockery of Hand-Folding Them

It even fires them off automatically.<p>Today in stuff you never knew you needed: a LEGO paper airplane machine. This automated assembly line can not only take a flat piece of paper and produce a fully-folded plane on the other side, it will throw it for you too. Here's the fascinating device at work …

12 rules for learning any language in 3 months

I've written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I've also covered my experiments with German, Indonesian, Arabic, Norwegian, Turkish, and perhaps a dozen others.<p>There are only few language learners who dazzle me, and Benny Lewis is one of them.<p>This …

Language Learning

'Reasons My Son Is Crying' Will Crack You Up

Kids cry over anything and everything that it's sometimes hard to keep track. As parents, it's amazing the range of emotions we get to witness from …

21 Times Duolingo Was Too Turnt For Its Own Good

Because one moment you're translating "I like dogs" and seconds later you're translating "Someone would have found the body."