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These Kids Just Can't Figure Out Old-School Film Cameras

The Fine Brothers are at it again! First, they ask kids to try using rotary phones, then the Walkman. Now, they're asking their crew of kids to try to figure out an old school film camera—and the results are as hilarious as you'd expect.

The kids know what they're looking at right away. This camera—a Canon Sure Shot 85 Zoom from 1998—is "pretty ugly," according to one kid, while another comments on how big it is. "I've never seen a camera like this in real life!" one girl says.

When it's time to use the camera is when things really start to get funny, though. Many of the kids hold it up to their faces without turning it on (because most of them can't even figure out how to turn it on).

Most of the kids don't know about film, either: One girl asks if it's "like what they use in the movies" while another says that she's "always wanted to see [it]." They have a tough time loading the film in ("I hope there's a YouTube tutorial for this!"), but to be fair, that was never easy.

They also can't believe that they can't just see their pictures right away and will have to take the film to get it developed. "I don't know how I would have survived!" one girl says, horrified. Getting physical photos, as opposed to digital photos on a computer or phone, is "not cool" and "messed up." One boy asks when "real cameras, where you didn't have to do all of that" came out.

"Did you live with this back then?" one girl asks. "You must be really old." Well, if those of us who had that camera didn't feel that way before, we do now!

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Can You Find the Money in Santa’s Sack in This Hidden Image Puzzle?
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Vouchercloud, a website and app for online deals, brings us this holiday-themed test of your vision just in time for Christmas. Hidden among all the identical Santa Clauses carrying sacks of presents, one financially-savvy Santa is carrying a big sack of money. Can you figure out where he is? (Warning: Spoilers below.)

Spot him yet? If you’re stumped, check out the solution below. If this one was a breeze for you, try out a few more hidden-object puzzles here, here, and here. Or if you’re looking for something with a little more real-life relevancy, try to figure out where the snake is in this photo. Happy hunting!

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks with the solution circled in red.
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Speedy Delivery: Mister Rogers Will Get His Own Stamp in 2018
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USPS 2018 Mister Rogers stamp
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After weeks of mailing out this year’s holiday cards, postage might be the last thing you want to think about. But the U.S. Postal Service has just given us a sneak peek at the many iconic people, places, and things that will be commemorated with their own stamps in 2018, and one in particular has us excited to send out a few birthday cards: Mister Rogers.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred Rogers’s groundbreaking PBS series that the USPS says “inspired and educated young viewers with warmth, sensitivity, and honesty,” the mail service shared a mockup of what the final stamp may look like. On it, Rogers—decked out in one of his trademark colorful cardigans (all of which were hand-knitted by his mom, by the way)—smiles for the camera alongside King Friday XIII, ruler of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Though no official release date for Fred’s forever stamp has been given, Mister Rogers is just one of many legendary figures whose visages will grace a piece of postage in 2018. Singer/activist Lena Horne will be the 41st figure to appear as part of the USPS’s Black Heritage series, while former Beatle John Lennon will be the face of the newest Music Icons collection. Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, will also be honored.

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