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The Late Movies: Halloween

It’s Halloween, in case you hadn’t noticed. Let’s look at my favorite Halloween-ish videos! Tim Burton – “Vincent” From 1982, narrated by Vincent Price. An amazing tribute to Edgar Allan Poe. It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown – Trick or Treat I was always the kid who got the rock. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – “I Put a Spell [...]

The Ultimate Tusken Raider Kid’s Costume

Let’s face it- most Tusken Raider themed kid’s costumes pale in comparison to this epic getup created by super dad Ward Jenkins. Whether it’s the attention to details, clever use of well-made accessories or the acting skills of young Ezra those other Sandpeople wannabes can’t hold a candle to this amazing act of kid’s costuming!  Link  –via [...]

Raccoon Kid’s Animal Cap

Raccoon Kid’s Animal Cap – $15.95 Are you looking for the perfect hat for the perfect cold weather hat for your favorite cookie bandit? You need the Raccoon Kid’s Animal Cap from the NeatoShop. This adorable knit hat features faux fur. One size fits most kids 3 years and up.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop [...]

The Missing Links: These Campaign Websites Are So 90s

Climbing the World Trade Center Don’t ever say a reporter’s job is easy: Two years before the official opening of the Twin Towers in 1973, PopSci reporter Robert Gannon visited the 110-story construction site – and nearly chickened out. To reach the top of the world’s tallest building, Gannon had to climb wobbly wooden ladders lashed [...]

Things That Blew Your Mind When You Were A Kid

From The Doghouse Diaries, here’s a simple chart that shows things that blew your mind when you were a kid. Buzzfeed has the rest. What sort of things blew your mind when you were a [...]

With A Piece of Chalk

Hopscotch ain’t what it used to be anymore, folks! Check out this kid’s moves in this wonderful short film by JuBaFilms starring Justen Beer. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]

Kid President Grills Pendleton Ward

(YouTube Link) Kid President asks Pendleton Ward, creator of the animated series Adventure Time, some tough questions about his beard, childhood and friendship. This video made me wish we could have a kid in the white house for a day just so they can make lots of prank phone calls and hilarious speeches! –via Cartoon Brew

The Evolution of PC Games

(YouTube link) How many of these games did you play as a kid? Your nostalgic trip through time from Reverse Enginears will be accompanied by catchy, bouncy electronic music. -via The Daily What Geek

20 Weird and Cool Beds to Inspire Fantastical Dreams

Most of these beds might not actually help you sleep any better, but they’ll certainly spruce up an otherwise boring bedroom. In fact, while some of these are obviously intended to be kid’s beds, I would love to convert them into queen-sized versions. Link

Waking A Kid Up with Nirvana

Now this is the way to wake up a sleeping kid! Photographer Esteban Reyes and his sister woke up their 3-year-old brother with a little Nirvana: The last time we woke him up in the car, he got so grumpy and cranky. [...]