August 15, 2014

1. Kids may love Sesame Street, but Jim Henson’s first televised muppet show was actually geared toward adults.  That’s right, imagine the nightly news…with puppets.

2. Be careful if you play the slots because the buttons getting pushed could be yours. According to cultural anthropologist Natasha Dow Schull, casinos are using behavioral science and data tracking to make penny slots into big business.

3. Johnny Carson helped launch one of America’s favorite games. Twister became an American icon, thanks to a team of inventors, the gang at Milton Bradley, and the magic touch of Johnny Carson.

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