Some images are so seared into our brains that we can picture them with our eyes closed. However, unless you’ve ever seen some of these places or things in person, you’ve only ever seen them from one particular angle. What happens when that camera gets turned, and you see something you know very well from a different viewpoint? It sure helps you learn a bit more about the background story of these iconic images and places and helps you see the bigger picture, quote literally!
#1: Bert and Ernie
If you loved Sesame Street when you were a kid, there’s a good chance you thought of some of these puppets as your closest friends. They are so loveable that it can be easy to forget that they aren’t really alive. Have you ever stopped to wonder what is the force behind their lifelike movements?
Your favorite Sesame Street friends ran on human power! This picture shows just how their creator Jim Henson got down and dirty with his creations. In case you ever wondered, Bert and Ernie were completely human-powered! Even their hands were just human hands disguised as puppet hands. Notice how it took two puppeteers to operate Ernie!