Sep 30, 2009

"National Parks" series gets six of its own iPhone apps

One iPhone app will be released for each episode of National Parks: America's Best Idea, according to developers We-Envision. The 99-cent apps, six in all, generate mini-films using thousands of Web-based photos from some 400 national parks, and provide information about the parks, maps and live webcams. The first ships today.

Sesame Street marks 40 seasons with visit from First Lady

The kick-off episode for Sesame Street's 40th season on Nov. 10 will feature a very special guest: First Lady Michelle Obama. She'll (attempt to) convince kids of all the good things that vegetables bring to the plate. This will be her second appearance on the show.