World’s Strangest

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Legend of Dora

(YouTube link) Legend of Dora is a mashup of Legend of Korra and Dora the Explorer. She can kick butt and teach Spanish at the same time!  -via The Daily What Geek

Dora The Explorer Gets The Hollywood Treatment

(College Humor Link) This is exactly what I’d expect a Hollywood version of Dora the Explorer to look like, complete with ridiculous casting, lots of suspense, and some over the top action sequences thrown in for good measure. Watch as Dora, Map and her friend Diego hunt for the infamous Swiper, while remaining educational for the audience! –via [...]

Another Day at the Ringwraith Office

(Video Link) Sauron has high expectations of us, and this new guy isn’t helping our billable hours. Yeah, he’s got some innovative ideas, but he isn’t a team player. It may be time to call in an outside trainer for some community-building activities. I know a guy at Greenstorm Films — you know, the people behind [...]

Children’s Books for Children: The History of Little Golden Books

There’s a good chance you grew up reading the adventures of The Poky Little Puppy, Tootle, or Scuffy the Tugboat in the pages of Little Golden Books. Come along as we look at the history of these tiny tomes with the gold foil spine that have helped generations of kids learn to appreciate the [...]

How Cryptic: 4 Famous Unsolved Ciphers and Codes

People love a good mystery, and few things are more mysterious than a long-unsolved code. Here are the stories of four ciphers and codes we’ve been unable to crack. 1. The Shugborough Inscription Letters carved into Shepherd’s Monument at Shugborough Hall in the mid-1700s, commissioned by Thomas and Admiral George Anson, continue to ignite the interest of [...]