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Climate Change This Week: The Coral Canary, a Windy US Future, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Another Reason To Save Africa's Forests - its butterflies, such as these glass wi...

Climate Change This Week: Avoiding the Heat, All Weather Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. A Prickly Situation - this cartoonish katydid is found in Yasuni National Park, E...

Climate Change This Week: Seas Rising 6 Feet By 2100, Xeroxing Solar Panels, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Beautiful Jewels of the Forest are another reason to preserve forests, as...

An Open Letter to the Makers of Toddler Television: We are Still in Here!

Jami J. Amerine M.Ed. | Posted 04.05.2016 | Parents
Jami J. Amerine M.Ed.

At 4:00 am I turned on Color Crew. I had been up all night with "The Vandals" our two and four-year-old sons. I finally gave up and put them on the c...

This Nigerian Animator Is Bringing Diversity To Kid's Cartoons In Brazil

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 04.04.2016 | Black Voices

Talks about diversity in the entertainment industry very rarely include children's programming, but a new crowdfunding campaign is attempting to chang...

Climate Change This Week: Frying February, Minimizing Methane, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Go, So Do These and many other baby animals. Source fluffyfeet at pi...

Climate Change This Week: A Really Hot 2016 Start, a Really Cool Battery, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.15.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When The Forest Goes, So Does This Beauty, a beautiful tropical forest hummingbir...

Oscars May be So White, but So Are Kids' Cartoons

Julie Dobrow | Posted 03.10.2016 | Media
Julie Dobrow

If grownups have grown accustomed to the Whiteness portrayed in most Hollywood products, what does this mean for the children exposed to them?

Why Do We Look Up To The Stars?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 02.28.2016 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Climate Change This Week: Arctic Goes Bonkers, Voting For Climate Action, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.23.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Biodiversity - another reason to preserve forests, as this Brazilian Gorb...

Cartoon Dreams: Psychological Insights in SpongeBob and the Justice League

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2016 | Arts
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Childhood is a time of frequent and intense dreaming for many people. Often these nocturnal experiences from early life have a dark hue--children are especially prone to nightmares, sleep paralysis, and night terrors.

Climate Change This Week: A Drying Southwest, Clean Cheap Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Tiny Forest Fairy Lanterns are rare and considered threatened in Tasmania, ...

If This Year’s Oscar Nominees Were Our Favorite Cartoons

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.15.2016 | Good News

With the gowns, the statues, the speeches, the rules and the voting, the Oscars is one formal affair. But we wanted to remind you that the awards show...

Climate Change This Week: Cool Landscapes, Hot Futures, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.10.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear Rainforest is part of the Pacific temperate rainforest, the largest such ecosystem in existence.

Donald... Duck! A TV Comedy Writer Figures Out Who the Real Trump Is

David S. Simon | Posted 02.03.2016 | Comedy
David S. Simon

For pure sport I sat down the other day and tried to figure out who the real the Donald is. Was he Draper? Rumsfeld? Quixote? Corleone? And then it...

Nostalgia Theater Podcast: Talking G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero With Buzz Dixon

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Welcome to the first episode of the all-new Nostalgia Theater Podcast! As longtime readers of my site know, I've run a feature by that same name at my blog for many years now, so I decided it was time to branch out and "expand the franchise," so to speak.

Cartoons, Terrorism, Sexism and Backlash

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.09.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?

Where Are All The Black Cartoonists?

The Washington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 12.30.2015 | Media

As a light-skinned man fled the sharp sting of a police officer’s weapon, the assembled crowd of a thousand or so let out the loud, full-throated so...

Lack of Female Protagonists in Current Cartoon Shows

Cat Blake | Posted 12.07.2015 | Teen
Cat Blake

In the past couple of months, I have been pretty Netflix dependent. I only seemed to watch whatever Netflix offered, which usually resulted in watchin...

Climate Change This Week: Breaking Clean Energy Barriers, A Hot Year and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.01.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Breakthrough Energy Coalition a global group of private investors, representing several billions in capital, who will support companies that are taking innovative clean-energy ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace. BEC will interact with MI.

10 Sleeping Positions You And Your Cat Know All Too Well

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to sharing the bed -- or sharing anything, for that matter -- your cat calls the shots. Whether she snoozes atop your head or self right...

Once Upon a Time Mom was Shot Dead

Juliet Linley | Posted 10.20.2016 | Parents
Juliet Linley

No mom snuggles up to her toddler for a cosy bedtime read, with a book in which the protagonists' mother is shot and killed just one page into the narrative. Surely.

Greeks Gone West: How Aliki's Childhood Love Of Cartoons Helped Her Become A Director At Disney

The Huffington Post | Nick Graham | Posted 10.09.2015 | World

Greeks Gone West - Aliki Theofilopoulos by HuffPost_Greece In the second episode of HuffPost Greece's 'Greek Gone West' video series, Aliki Theofilopo...

Your Favorite Cartoon Characters Reimagined As Senior Citizens

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.18.2015 | Fifty

It's not easy being a cartoon. All that running around, getting chased by villains and slipping on banana peels can really take a toll. Especially if ...

It's the Little Things...

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.28.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss