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## The Four-Legged Zoo: Multiplication by 4 with Schoolhouse Rock

The Four-Legged Zoo" is one in a series of Multiplication Rock episodes by Schoolhouse Rock! that were written and sung by Bob Dorough. Via wikipedia, the animated shorts "were created after ad agency co-chairman Davi...

## William Wegman, The Dog Photographer

Welcome to Wegman’s Wild World of Weimaraners, where dogs bake cakes and lounge like royalty. Known to the world as the “dog photographer,” William Wegman has spent the past 45 years dressing and posing his canine mus...

## Universal Calendar Puzzle: Figure out the day of the week for any date ever

Learn how to calculate the day of the week for any date you can think of with this impressive mental trick and some practice. In this It's Okay to Be Smart video, Universal Calendar Puzzle, Joe Hanson demonstrates the...

## How to multiply numbers by drawing lines

Learn how drawing lines and counting can visually calculate multi-digit multiplication problems. This handy math trick, sometimes referred to as the Japanese Multiplication Trick, lets little kids, visual learners, an...

## People In Order (2006)

How can you arrange a collection of short interactions with strangers in order to reveal something meaningful about life? In 2006, the UK’s Channel 4 commissioned a series of short films from filmmakers Lenka Clayton ...

## Venus flytraps count to avoid being tricked

If you're a venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula), how do you know you've got a fly in your midst and not a raindrop? You count. Via ScienceMag: In order to mimic insect prey, the scientists stimulated the hairlike sen...

## More Evidence Birds Can Count: Where’d that other mealworm go?

Researchers are eagerly tricking wild New Zealand robins, but it's FOR SCIENCE! Watch as this box with a sliding trick drawer helps Alexis Garland and Jason Low at Victoria University of Wellington observe the behavio...

## Sesame Street’s Numerosity: Baker Number 10

Numerosity, also known as The Henson 10, also known around our house as The Baker videos: this is number 10 in the series of number shorts by Jim Henson for the first season of Sesame Street in 1969. While the bak...

## Pinball Countdown, a classic Sesame Street animation

This 1977 Sesame Street clip is a classic: Pinball Countdown, featuring vocals by the Pointer Sisters. Related listening:

## The Count

A 26-second homage to The Count, featuring the 1992 remix of the Sesame Street theme by the English group Smart E’s. Animation by Ireland-based director, animator and designer Chris O...

## 30 Days of animation

A character in a moment, one created each day for 30 consecutive days, animated as an exercise of skill and imagination by UK-based animator Geoff King. He writes:  It was difficult to even...

## Counting by Fives – Schoolhouse Rock!

Watch the very catchy animated musical short known as Counting by Fives, originally titled "Ready or Not, Here I Come" from Schoolhouse Rock! It first aired on television on February 17, 1973 as a part of their Multip...

## Count on Me

drawnblog: Count on Me (by Gentleman Scholar) If this isn’t an actual Sesame Street segment (and I’m guessing it’s not) it sure should be.

## 100 people answer the question, “How old are you?” in Dutch

Watch 100 people answer the question, “How old are you?” in Dutch(!), arranged from 0 to 100 by filmmaker Jeroen Wolf: In October 2011 I started documenting people in the city o...