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Ralph Baer is often called the father of video games. His invention, the Magnavox Odyssey, was the first home console system. Interview & video by David Friedman.

The trio of bears sits in the Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground near the Central Park entrance at 79th Street and 5th Avenue. There are smaller versions of the same sculpture are located on memorial gates found at the Bronx Zoo, and in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The sculptor, Paul Manship, also did the Prometheus sculpture at Rockefeller Cente

"A Group of Bears" by Paul Manship. Bronze, modeled and originally cast 1932; re-cast 1989. In the In the Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground at East 79th Street (next to The Metropolitan Museum of Art) NYC.

Rock Girl Bench, South Africa: Designed to be placed in front of shops and other conspicuous locations that would provide safe harbors for girls and women while making the problem of assault more visible.