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If Three Little Pigs Were Covered by Modern Media

How would the fairy tale Three Little Pigs play out if it were covered by modern media? The Guardian’s fanciful advertisement for open journalism lets you "follow the story from the paper’s front page [...]

Portrait of Father

As many times as I’ve seen the 1932 Disney cartoon The Three Little Pigs, I have never noticed the portrait of the wall of “Father.” Have you? Link

Three Big Pigs

(YouTube link) The revolutionary movements of the Middle East, explained by the cast of the game Angry Birds in a retro-animation cartoon set to the tune of the Three Little Pigs. Does that make it all clear now? Of course, the real story isn’t over yet. -via Buzzfeed

Dietribes: Lollipop Lollipop, oh lolli Lollipop

• Edible candy on a stick has been around for centuries in many forms, though the “lolly pop” as we now know it was fashioned in the 1920s. Even as far back as the Middle Ages, royalty would sometimes eat boiled sugar with sticks. • A question that has been around perhaps as long as the candy itself [...]

Ten Pigs We Love

Pop culture is full of cute, smart, and talented pigs that we love. Sure, you adore bacon, but this list is going whole hog! One thing you won’t find here is swine flu, because we don’t love that. 10. Pink Floyd’s Flying Pig How about swine flew? First appearing on the cover of Pink Floyd’s 1977 album [...]