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This game about turtles teaches children how to program

One of Google’s executives came up with this board and video game which teaches children the logic behind computer programing without them realising it.

Hand-colored images show Japan’s last Samurai

The proud Japanese military caste was dissolved in the mid-19th century, but their philosophical legacy continues to this day.

Spells, Potions, and Poisons in the Work of William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s dramas were steeped in a vast knowledge of botany and herbal medicine. The hidden meanings continue to fascinate.