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  • October 28, 2013   BY  

    Sesame Street doesn’t really scream “Homeland,” but somehow their parody works. In “Homelamb,” the Big Bad Wolf is on the lamb and CIA agents Caa-aaa-rrie and Saaa-aa-ul are on the case. Better than the Showtime original? That’s your call.

  • October 4, 2013   BY  

    Google Earth and Sesame Street Workshops teamed up to make “Global Grover,” an interactive map that takes kids (and adults) on a journey to Sesame Streets across the world.

  • October 4, 2013   BY  

    Creative commons photo via flickr user DGaston7564 Well, a sort of. Bloomberg Businessweek reports sales of vinyl are up 338 percent since a record sales low in 2006 based on data from Nielsen SoundScan. But at 2.9 million records sold … Continue reading

  • September 13, 2013   BY  

    Still from “Dark Blood The LA Times reports that an unfinished cut of River Phoenix’s final film, titled “Dark Blood” has been published to YouTube. The film was in production in 1993 when Phoenix died of a drug overdose on … Continue reading

  • September 12, 2013   BY  

    “Guinness World Records,” the world’s leading authority on record-breaking feats, released the 2014 edition of its popular book today. This latest installment features more than 3,000 new and updated achievements, including unusual accomplishments such as the fastest person to run … Continue reading

  • March 5, 2013    

    This photo really gives a whole new meaning to laundry day. Let’s-a-go and get to work captioning. May the force be with you.
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  • February 26, 2013    

    Did you do a double take at last week’s bus-riding panda photo? Don’t even pretend that you didn’t have to verify that you were actually looking at person wearing a costume
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  • October 5, 2012    

    President Obama shakes the prosthetic hand of a soldier receiving the nation’s highest military honor. House Speaker John Boehner tears up as he takes the gavel from former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. These are among the moments captured in the … Continue reading

  • October 2, 2012    

    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the MacArthur Fellows for 2012 on Tuesday. The 23 fellows, who each were awarded an unrestricted $500,000 ‘genius grant’, were selected from hundreds of anonymous nominations identified for their creativity, and … Continue reading

  • October 6, 2011    

    It’s been 50 years since Ernest Hemingway was found next to his shotgun in Ketchum, Idaho. Yet the life and times of the iconic American author remains an open book for scholars and historians to meticulously pore over. Paul Hendrickson, … Continue reading

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