Jesse Griffith

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RC Helicopter Enthusiasts "Get Carried Away" With World's First Human-Payload RC Flight

HeliGraphix is the name of a Germany-based collective of RC helicopter enthusiasts who document their stunts online. The group's latest project, …

John Henson, son of Muppets founder, dies at 48

John Henson, who occasionally performed as a puppeteer in the Muppets troupe his father founded, died Friday of a heart attack at his home in upstate New York. He was 48 and did not have a history of heart trouble, his sister Cheryl said.<p>His father,<p>Jim Henson, also died young: He was 53 when he …

Viral: Airline Stages Magnificent ‘Christmas Miracle’ for Hundreds of Lucky Passengers

Rather than bag fees or lost luggage, over 250 airline passengers at airports in Toronto and Hamilton received a “Christmas miracle” from WestJet.<p>WestJet, an airline based in Calgary (Canada), first set up a virtual Santa who asked various passengers what they wanted for Christmas via a live video …

Puppetry for Television Course

Kind Of Want: The Periodic Table Of Muppet Characters

Note: Larger version HERE, but unfortunately there isn't really a high-res version available online because that is how you SELL POSTERS.<p>This is the …

Tina Fey & Ricky Gervais: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Trailer - Watch Now!

<b>Tina Fey</b> and <b>Ricky Gervais</b> get into character in this brand new trailer for their upcoming film <b>Muppets Most Wanted</b>!<p>Here is the synopsis: While on a …

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History collects and preserves more than 3 million artifacts of American history and culture, from the …

Henson puppet film The Happytime Murders to feature sex and violence

Writer Todd Berger says upcoming Brian Henson movie – a dark comedy where puppets and humans co-exist – has 'embraced its R rating'<p>It features puppets interacting with humans and is described as a dark comedy with plenty of sex, violence and swearing. But despite the fact that Jim Henson's son …

DIY Nesting Rope Bowls in Under 10 Minutes

Got keys, loose change, and other odds and ends in desperate need of a stylish handmade home? We thought so. That’s why we took it upon ourselves to hack our own set of nesting bowls or baskets… using nothing but rope and hot glue!<p><b>Materials:</b> – rope<p>– hot glue<p><b>Tools:</b> – scissors<p>– hot glue gun<p>We found …

Crafting

Google's Quantum AI Lab adds quantum physics to Minecraft

There is seemingly no end to the number of things you can do in <i>Minecraft</i> — and the latest thing is experimenting with quantum physics. A new mod called <i>qCraft,</i> built by none other than Google's Quantum AI Lab Team, adds blocks that exhibit quantum entanglement, superposition, and observer-dependency …

Native Americans Give Other Groups A Taste Of Casual Sports Team Racism

Native Americans have long tried to raise awareness about the racism inherent in their portrayal in sports team iconography like the Cleveland Indians and Washington Redskins.<p>President Obama recently stirred the long-simmering pot of this dispute by weighing in on behalf of Native Americans. “I …