NBC shelled out over $1 billion to air the Olympic Games from London this summer, so what's a scrappy media outlet like The Wall Street Journal to do? They decided to cobble together their own coverage by recreating key moments with popsicle-stick puppets and pompoms. The series is called Homemade Highlights and it's pretty adorable.

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