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Jim Henson Dies at 53

Famed American puppeteer, director, writer, and producer Jim Henson died of pneumonia on May 16, 1990 at the age of 53.

Born on September 24, 1936, James  Maury “Jim” Henson began practicing his skills as a puppeteer in college. Soon after, he found a job as a producer on the popular children’s show Sesame Street. He is best known as the creator of The Muppet Show, a television program that began in 1976 and ran through 1981. The original show has since inspired many spin-off Muppet movies and television shows, most recently The Muppets which was released in theaters in 2011.

Although Jim Henson is best known as the creator of The Muppets, a ragtag group of puppet characters, he was also an Oscar nominated director, Emmy Award winning producer, and founder of the Jim Henson Company and the Jim Henson Foundation which promotes puppetry in the United States.

Sources: Wikipedia, Biography

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Top 3 Eco-Living / Green Calendars for 2011

According to the PA Wind Working Group, The USA produces 16,000,000,000 kWh per year, enough to power 1.6 million homes. Personally, I ride an electric scooter to work and take my bicycle anywhere else. San Fransisco made it illegal to use plastic bags in large grocery stores. Even though we have made great headway, there is still plenty to work on. The calendars below offer ways to do your own small part in the initiative to keep the planet looking healthy for years to come.

1. Kermit the Frog 2011 Wall Calendar

Kermit the Frog here, and today I’d like to tell you a little bit about the color green. Do you know what’s green? Well, this calendar! It contains tips and tricks for a greener living from the green puppet himself.

Click to buy Kermit the Frog’s 2011 Wall Calendar

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2. Green Inspirations 2011 Wall Calendar

Inspirational words to keep you recycling and reusing.

Click to buy the Green Inspirations Wall Calendar for 2011

3. Living Green Page-A-Day 2011 Desk Calendar

While the wall calendars provide a good overall feeling to your month, The Living Green Page-A-Day has a tear off page for every day.

Click to buy the 2011 Living Green Page-A-Day Calendar

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