5 Can’t-Miss Apps: ‘Cookie Monster’s Challenge’ and More

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With the launch of Instagram’s newest standalone and news the iPhone 6 and long-rumored iWatch’s unveilings are both imminent, you may have missed some of the week’s best new apps.

Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated apps, so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes the latest app out of the Sesame Street Workshop, an updated NFL mobile and a new maddeningly difficult game from the creator of Flappy Bird.

Check out the gallery, above, to see all the apps that made our list of top picks. And if you’re looking for more, check out our last roundup of can’t-miss apps. Read more…

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Monsters, UFOs and Tigers Come Alive in Pepsi Max Bus Shelter Prank

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Pepsi Max, which struck viral gold last year by using Nascar star Jeff Gordon to (allegedly) prank an unsuspecting car salesman, is at it again, this time in Great Britain.

The brand recently rigged up a popular bus shelter in London with a screen. Most of the time, the screen looked like a clear glass, but then the brand would use CGI to create realistic-looking images of monsters, UFOs, tigers and robots. Of course, unsuspecting commuters were freaked out and then soon realized it was a prank.

Are their reactions real? As with any viral video, you can’t necessarily assume any of it is real. That’s especially true of Pepsi Max, since Jalopnik made a compelling case last year that the original Gordon video was fake. Gordon and Pepsi Max got its revenge last month on the writer of that piece, Travis Okulski, who was taken for a ride in a cab and is “kidnapped” by a disguised Gordon. Okulski insists that that video is real Read more…

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