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The Late Movies: M-O-U-S-E! The Original Mickey Mouse Club

On this day in 1923, Walt and Roy Disney founded The Walt Disney Company. How far that little company has come! Dozens of films, characters and shows later—plus a theme park or two—the Walt Disney Company is one of the most easily recognizable institutions in the world. Whenever I think of Disney, I immediately [...]

The Deadly and Beautiful Crystal Cave

Photo: Carsten Peter, Speleoresearch & Films A geological wonder of immense proportions and intense beauty can be found in the Chihuahuan Desert of Mexico… 1000+ feet below the surface. Mentioned on Neatorama before for the photographic wowness, the Cueva de los Cristales - the Giant Crystal Cave – is also one of the most deadly environments [...]

Get Happy: “The Rainbow Connection”

Here’s a sweet song to end a long week. In 1979, Jim Henson (as Kermit the Frog) performed “The Rainbow Connection” in The Muppet Movie. The song reached #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1979, and remained in the Top 40 for seven weeks — not too bad for a song sung by [...]