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This pre-Internet chatroom conversation between Jim Henson, Ayn Rand, Yoko Ono and Sidney Nolan is fake. But it's amazing.

Before the Internet, there was ARPANET — an experimental computer network brought to life in the 1960s by the U.S. Department of Defense. The design goals of the DOD's sui generis packet-switching plexus were manifold, and its role in laying the groundwork for what would become the Internet cannot be overstated;…

In Jim Henson's early Sesame Street sketches, Big Bird was a giant chicken and Oscar the Grouch was pink

The venerable puppets of Sesame Street have gone through many iterations throughout the years — don't forget that Mr. Snuffleupagus was pretty unsettling in his first appearance. And before characters like Big Bird and Cookie Monster made it to the screen, they were but mere scribbles in Jim Henson's notebook.