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20 surprising things that are turning 50 this year

Many people, places, and inventions are turning 50 in 2019. The Boeing 747-100 commercial jet was first introduced in 1969, and the first moon landing and Woodstock happened that same year. Celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Jennifer Lopez are celebrating their 50th birthdays. 2019 marks 50 years since 1969, one […]
20 surprising things that are turning 50 this year
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THEN AND NOW: The muppets of ‘Sesame Street’ over 50 years later

In terms of physical appearance, some of the most popular “Sesame Street” Muppets have changed a lot over the years. Oscar the Grouch used to be orange and he didn’t have arms or legs. Cookie Monster used to have pointy teeth. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Since “Sesame Street” […]
THEN AND NOW: The muppets of ‘Sesame Street’ over 50 years later
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13 surprising things you didn’t know about ‘Sesame Street’

Chances are you watched “Sesame Street” as a child. And if you are now a parent of a young child, chances are you’re still watching “Sesame Street” today. Since its premiere on November 10, 1969, the puppets and people of “Sesame Street” have been entertaining young children and teaching them […]
13 surprising things you didn’t know about ‘Sesame Street’
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The makers of ‘Sesame Street’ felt forced to issue an official statement confirming Bert and Ernie are definitely not a gay couple

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organisation behind “Sesame Street,” issued a statement Tuesday regarding Bert and Ernie’s sexuality. “As we have always said, Bert and Ernie are best friends,” Sesame Workshop said. “They remain puppets, and have no sexual orientation.” The statement comes after former “Sesame Street” writer Mark Saltzman said […]
The makers of ‘Sesame Street’ felt forced to issue an official statement confirming Bert and Ernie are definitely not a gay couple
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We spoke to Cookie Monster about bitcoin, cookies, and self-regulation

You probably know Cookie Monster as Sesame Street’s resident cookie connoisseur, but did you know he is also a published author? He has a new book out called “The Joy of Cookies” which offers lots of advice and inspirational messages he has learned over the years. We stopped by Sesame […]
We spoke to Cookie Monster about bitcoin, cookies, and self-regulation
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How ‘Sesame Street’ is made

As a kid, you likely spent a lot of time learning your ABCs from characters like Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Elmo, and Oscar the Grouch. “Sesame Street” has been on the air since 1969, and has evolved quite a bit over the years. We spoke with Ben Lehmann, the executive […]
How ‘Sesame Street’ is made