In 1970, everyone’s favorite orange roommate sang a song to his bathtime buddy. “Oh, rubber duckie, you’re the one. You make bathtime lots of fun,” cooed Ernie to his squeaky yellow friend. While the rubber duckie had been around for at least a century prior to Ernie and his mellow melody, this Sesame Street tune shoved the bathtime toy into the popular culture lexicon where it has remained ever since. From a chew toy to a piece of art to Ernie’s best friend (sorry, Bert), here’s the story of how the world got into the bath with the rubber duckie.
Brought to you by the letters L, I, and T. It’s lit on Sesame Street!
Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy helps Grover from favorite Sesame Street character understand how we elect the president of the United States. It doesn’t explain Trump, though. That would have been more interesting.
This is not my beautiful pad! This is not my beautiful wife! Same as it ever was.
Lead poisoning is a national problem. If only lawmakers were as concerned as the puppets on Sesame Street.
Go behind the scenes of the Apple commercial, with Cookie Monster and everyone’s favorite personal assistant, Siri.
Here’s the original ad featuring iPhone 6s with Hands-free Siri. Just say, “Hey Siri,” and Siri’s there to help you with pretty much everything.
“You know, life not all guessing games, frog. Sometimes we have to care about friends — especially friends who love cookies. Friends who love cookies so much they play silly guessing games.” — Cookie Monster, getting it right.
Best part? When he says, “Me all ears.”