This Week on batteryPOP-September 8, 2014

Monday, September 08 2014 @ 12:41 PM

This Week on batteryPOP-September 8, 2014

New This Week:  WIND

Wind is a brand-new short about people who live in the world where the wind is always blowing. They've adapted to the heavy breeze, so what happens when the wind suddenly stops? Find out, later this week on batteryPOP!



When Santi's abuelo starts to forget, Santi refuses to let him live a dull life with no memory. Santi soon discovers that comic books bring back the joy his grandfather had lost, but is it too late? 


Popping This Week: WHAT'S INSIDE

How does a kaleidoscope work? What's makes a corn-popper toy pop? Find out HERE in this stop-motion show from the Squirrel Friends. Piece by piece, take apart toys, electronics, and more to find out What's Inside!


Short of the Week: BIG PLANS

This scientist learns to look outside the box when his invention doesn't go according to plan. Check it out HERE


User of the Week: AMAZINGALIEN3

AmazingAlien3 loves variety! She plays hide and seek with Cody the Dinosaur, searches the stars with the Hubblecast, and laughs along with robots in iDiots! Follow AmazingAlien3 here to find out what she'll pop next! 



A chapter from an earlier draft of Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was published this week, and revealed that in earlier versions, there were 10 golden tickets (and 10 children on the tour of the factory, including characters named Tommy Troutbeck, Wilbur Rice, and Miranda Grope). Along with the new characters, the draft had Charlie going to the factory with his mother (instead of Grandpa Joe). To top it all off, Oompa Loompas were originally called Whipple-Scrumpets!


This Week's Trivia: What was the first toy to be advertised on TV?


Last Week's Trivia: What Sesame Street muppet was originally created for a cracker commercial?

Answer: Cookie Monster!