Nigel Wimberly

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5 Lessons To Learn From Minecraft In Education

W<b>hat Minecraft Can Teach You About Pedagogy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Minecraft is a simple, clumsy-looking little game full of blocky graphics and unclear …

10 Ways to Discover #Minecraft

You can’t walk three feet without hearing a kid talking about Minecraft. Educators across the world are talking about the benefits of using Minecraft …

SPOTY's Bailey Matthews: 'I was playing Minecraft!'

BBC Sports Personality of the Year is a glittering night for all the stars taking part, but some will remember it more than others.<p>Davis Cup winner Andy Murray took the main prize and jockey AP McCoy was given a Lifetime Achievement award, but the loudest standing ovation was saved for Bailey …

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Holiday Play Store Deals Roundup [Updated Continuously]

'Tis the season to spend money on stuff for others, but what about <i>you</i>? What about <i>your needs</i>? It just so happens there are a ton of apps and games on …

Telltale launches Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 on the App Store

Right before the iTunes doors close for the holidays, Telltale Games has squeezed a new episode for its popular iOS app, Minecraft: Story Mode, into …

​505 Games On Bringing Terraria To Nintendo Consoles And Facing Off Against Minecraft

"There's a bit of rivalry between the Minecraft and Terraria communities"

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Minecraft’s first national championship winner is a 10-year-old boy

The first-ever Minecraft champion is a 10-year-old boy from Los Angeles.<p>Julien Wiltshire beat out more than 1,000 other players — many high school …

Minecraft National Championship dominated by 10-year-old

A 10-year-old has won the world’s first Minecraft National Championship, beating out more than a thousand gamers from across the nation. Julien …

This 10-year-old just won Minecraft

Minecraft has just seen its first ever official National Champion crowned – a rather cute 10-year-old boy called Julien from LA – a.k.a the rather formidable SuperKraft11.<p>SuperKraft11 and his team spent six weeks playing against 1,000 opponents in theaters in more than 40 US cities.<p>He won the most …

Minecraft Was YouTube's Second Most-Searched Query of 2014

Rap God loses out to Block King.<p>Minecraft was the second most-searched query on YouTube, according to Google.<p>Losing out only to ‘Music’, Minecraft …

How big is Minecraft? It’s even more popular than ‘Frozen’ on YouTube

In 2014, few things were more popular than Disney’s animated smash hit <i>Frozen</i>, but here’s one thing that was: Minecraft.<p>Google recently released a report about gaming content on YouTube, and the company included a list of the top search queries on its video site. “Music” topped the list, but …

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Beyonce, Jay Z Lose Home-Bidding War To Minecraft Creator

Beyonce may be “Queen Bey” but cash is still king, as shown by the $70 million in cash “Minecraft” game creator Markus “Notch” Persson put down to best her and Jay Z’s real estate dreams.<p>The Swedish billionaire bid the same $70 million as the couple, but his bid was no-strings-attached cash. The …

The Handmade Huge Plush Minecraft Blocks

How many worlds have you built using various blocks in Minecraft? Want a more realistic way to build? Then the handmade huge <b>plush Minecraft blocks</b> …

Minecraft meets the ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ trailer

You can make just about anything in Minecraft, so someone made the new Star Wars.<p>Using a variety of tools, YouTube creator Sasso Studios re-created the teaser trailer for <i>Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens</i> in a Minecraft style. That means block Tattooine, Stormtroopers, and more.<p>Check it out …

Over Christmas, Minecraft: Pocket Edition won the App Store

When people opened up their brand new iPhones and iPads for Christmas, what was the first app they were most likely to download?<p>Well, the data’s in, and it looks like <i>Minecraft: Pocket Edition</i> had a pretty great Christmas, raking in more money in holiday sales than any other game in the world.<p>The …

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Minecraft and Identity Management

What an Identity Management guy learned from managing a world populated by tweens and teens…<p>“Lava and TNT is covering the entire spawn, dad! Can you …

Minecraft: Pocket Edition was Christmas Day’s top grossing iOS app

It’s expected for some of the most popular apps for Apple’s iPhone and iPad to get a boost in sales around Christmas. Whether it’s people taking …

Minecraft All-in-one Safety Shelter

Introduction: Minecraft All-in-one Safety Shelter<p>Everyone wants a safe, comfortable and functional shelter. Imagine you can stay in a house where …

Manhattan's Sony Tower, slightly modified, in Minecraft form.

<b>Manhattan's Sony Tower, slightly modified, in Minecraft form.</b> Built by Tiresh of Planet Minecraft, it's part of a larger, unreleased city map called …

Raspberry Pi: Minecraft Server

DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>IPhone Camera Spinner<p>Arduino GoPro Wifi Control<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>where do i find the jave package name in step 7 ?<p>…

Build Your Own DIY Raspberry Pi Minecraft Server

As we approach the doldrums of winter what could be more cheerful than hours of incessant Minecrafting with you and your loved ones? While you can easily run a server on any computer (the program requires a server app to run in conjunction with a client “game” app), why not use your newly acquired …

Geek Lets Others Control his Christmas Tree Lights via Minecraft - Technabob

We saw a handful of cool and geeky Christmas trees and lights this year. Even though Christmas has now passed, we did miss one cool tree that is …

You Can Control This Guy's Real-Life Christmas Tree From Minecraft

This is incredibly cool. Also, given the Internet's proclivity for dousing good intentions in gasoline and setting them on the troll-iest of fires, a …

The Minecraft Wither Update Hits Xbox Today

The Wither is Hither.<p>Title Update 19 has made its way to Minecraft on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.<p>The update brings with it a host of new items and …

Here is what’s different in Minecraft: Xbox Edition’s latest update (hint — it involves mules)

Microsoft owns Minecraft, so it makes sense that it would spruce up the Xbox version a bit.<p>The company released update 1.6.4 for Minecraft on Xbox One and Xbox 360 today, and it comes with a number of changes. First, it now offers beginners a “tutorial world” that teaches you the basics of the …

Minecraft: Xbox Edition gets horses

4J Studios, developer of the console version of Minecraft, has issued a new update for the Xbox Edition of the game that adds horses to the …

Vomit Minecraft block

I found this perfectly cubic block of reconstituted foam. It immediately made me think of a) Minecraft, and b) William Gibson's description of …