Archive for June, 2013

Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie outed

This is brought to you by the letter “G” — for gay!

The New Yorker magazine “outed” “Sesame Street” characters Bert and Ernie on a new cover — which features the sexually ambiguous duo cuddling on a couch while watching news about this week’s pro-gay-marriage Supreme Court rulings. Continue reading ‘Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie outed’

Housing prices higher in American “gayborhoods”

Forget about location, location, location. Americans living in so-called “gayborhoods” find housing prices rise more quickly than others, according to a new survey. Real estate search firm Trulia says neighborhoods with large gay and lesbian populations tend to see the price rises, reveals the Houston Chronicle.

Lego faces angrier than ever

If the Lego men your kids play with look a little more angry than the ones you remember, you’re not imagining it. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a new study has found that the faces on Legos have become “increasingly furious, sad and disgusted” over the last two decades. The researchers are also exploring whether being exposed to angrier faces has an effect on a child’s development.


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