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Written by Tim Barnes-Clay

This week’s top news across the internet includes a Sesame Street celebration, the beginning of Shaggy and Scooby and a campaign to create equal gender roles in the home.

Happy birthday, Sesame Street!

Sesame Street celebrated their 50th anniversary on 10th November. Classic characters like Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch and duo Bert and Ernie are still capturing the hearts of children today. Fifty years and going strong, Sesame Street shows no signs of slowing down. Happy birthday, Sesame Street!

Did someone say Scooby Snacks?

Everyone’s favourite pair of the Mystery Inc. gang, Shaggy and Scooby are getting their chance in the spotlight. Scoob hits cinemas on 30th May 2020 and is all about the beginning of Shaggy and Scooby. Find out how their friendship started and what led them to joining Fred, Velma, and Daphne.


Dads and mums across twitter are talking about a constantly trending topic, sexism. Parents are shedding light on what society deems are mum’s responsibilities versus dad’s responsibilities and why we need to change them. The #StopSexism movement is all about creating equal gender roles in the household and how we can set this example for our children.

#StopSexism trending topic

You know you’re getting old when…

Dadman Walking explains what the 411 means. But in the world of ten-year dialling a phone number for information certainly seems like a task of the very ancient past, especially if you’ve been raised in the technology age.