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Maker-themed "Few of my favorite things" remix

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Legendary maker Becky Sterns is in top form as she waltzes around the Adafruit offices singing about her favorite things in this holiday video.

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Momma cat nurses orphan pit bull puppy

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This pit bull puppy was abandoned at birth. An unlikely foster mom gave the doggie a second chance at life.

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Watch a candy maker make candy canes by hand

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Oddly soothing, amid the chaos of this holiday season.

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This is a pretty awesome a capella dubstep video. You should really watch it.

- Couple of years old, but as good as day one. Play video

Charlie Brown's favorite jazz pianist

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Why do we love A Charlie Brown Christmas? Vince Guaraldi, that's why. (Cuepoint)

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Video: how a pinball machine is made

- Stern Pinball transforms 3,500 parts and 1/2 mile of wire into The Walking Dead machine. Play video

The strange history of Disney's cyber-psychedelic "Computers Are People Too"

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The cult favorite documentary was produced to promote Tron's release, featuring a trippy plot and the strangest computer graphics this side of SIGGRAPH -- and it quickly became a staple of the LA club scene as visual accompaniment for whatever was floating your boat that night.

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Features

Fresh Fest '84

This week's Hip Hop Family Tree strip features the first national rap music tour, the Swatch Watch New York City Fresh Fest `84, by Ed Piskor. Read the rest

Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio

The names Joe Simon and Jack Kirby are synony­mous with comic books, and their partnership ush­ered in the Golden Age of comics starting in the 1940s. Together they created memorable characters such as Captain America and Sandman, invented romance com­ics, and raised the standard for the genres of western, crime, and horror comic books. Read the rest