The Beginning Japanese Kanji Language Practice Pad looks like a daily calendar. On each tear-off page is a different Japanese kanji character, along with its definition, pronunciation, sample use, stroke order, and space to practice writing it. I use it to supplement my daily WaniKani practice.
It looks like a duck and talks like a duck talking like a human. A duck named Ripper who lives in Australia's Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve learned to say "You bloody fool," providing further evidence to scientists that ducks can imitate human speech. Listen above! Ripper also imitates the sound of its aviary door slamming while… READ THE REST
"Guy" wasn't a word until the early 1600s when Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up the English Parliament in the Gunpowder Plot. The name became an insult, and addressing a group as "you guys" would have been met with hostility. Guy was an uncommon name in England, but may have been popular in York on… READ THE REST
The Wikipedia page for Long-time nuclear waste warning messages describes the messages intended to communicate danger to future humans in the event of nuclear disaster. Since today's written languages are unlikely to survive several thousand years into the future, pictograms and hostile architecture are used. In an unlikely application of the messages, Etsy artists have… READ THE REST
If you love drawing and creating characters, today's world is your oyster. That's because animation skills are in high demand in a wide range of industries, including game development, web design, editing, entertainment, and so much more. If working in animation sounds like it could be up your alley but you don't have a portfolio… READ THE REST
Whether you're capturing a memorable trip to the beach or content for your business, a good camera can really take content to the next level. And before you complain that a fancy new camera isn't in your budget these days, there's a must-have model with an even more impressive price tag that definitely deserves your… READ THE REST
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