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2012-03-29 06:20:26

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans can still recall the DieHard TV ad from the mid-70s: a visual of a car parked on a frozen lake. The announcer's voice over: "International Falls, Minn. A car sits on a frozen lake through January, February and March. Then in April - it started. Thanks to a DieHard." To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-11-21 15:30:00

Perplexus Original has been nominated today by the Toy Industry Association (TIA) as Educational Toy of the Year (TOTY). Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 Perplexus Original, the first-ever 3D marble maze game and world-wide break-out hit, has been nominated today by the Toy Industry Association (TIA) as Educational Toy of the Year (TOTY). The TOTY nomination is the latest in a series of awards and accolades won by Perplexus this fall which has also included a Disney Family Fun Top Toy...

2011-11-03 07:00:00

A Superplexus sculpture created by Perplexus inventor Michael McGinnis has gone missing in Essen Germany while on display at the Spiel Essen 2011 Games Fair. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 In a puzzling case of international art theft, a Superplexus, a large-scale, museum-quality, hand-made, interactive sculpture created by American inventor Michael McGinnis, has gone missing. Last seen October 23rd in Essen Germany on display at the Spiel Essen 2011 Games Fair, the Superplexus was...

2011-10-20 07:00:00

Perplexus from PlaSmart Inc. Honored with Europeâs Most Prestigious Toy Award the 2011 Parentsâ Choice Kidexpo Grand Prix Award Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Perplexus from PlaSmart Inc. received one of Europeâs most prestigious toy awards this month winning the 2011 Parentsâ Choice Kidexpo Grand Prix Award in France in the yearly Christmas Favourite Toy Contest. More than 1,000 different products available in France were submitted...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

New Rookie Version of the Worldâs First 3D Marble Maze Game is among an elite group of quality childrenâs products honored in NAPPAâs Childrenâs Products Competition Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Perplexus Rookie, the new entry-level version of the break-out hit Perplexus, has been named a Gold 2011 National Parenting Publications Award (NAPPA) winner. The NAPPA Gold Award is the latest in a series of accolades won by Perplexus...

2011-09-01 09:00:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based e-commerce company, Sugy Enterprises Incorporated, today announced the launch of a new Web site: www.FlashlightsForYou.com. "Sometimes people tend to forget how important a flashlight in your home, place of employment or car can be; they are essential in a state of emergency," says Founder and President of Sugy Enterprises Incorporated, Glenn Mayeda. "We offer a great selection of high quality, affordable flashlights for...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

PlaSmart Inc. is pleased to announce that Orboâ“ž¢, the new spherical snap and match puzzle game for children 3+, has earned the coveted Parent Tested Parent Approved Winner's Seal of Approval. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 PlaSmart Inc., a global toy distributor specializing in providing fun, innovative and engaging products that bring families together is pleased to announce that Orboâ“ž¢, the new spherical snap and match...

2011-07-26 00:00:29

Perplexus Rookie and Perplexus Epic, the bendy, trendy, can't put it down 3D game mazes by PlaSmart Inc., have been awarded multiple top toy awards this summer from some of the industry's most influential experts: PTPA (Parent Tested Parent Approved) Mediaâ“ž¢, ASTRA (The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association) and Creative Child Magazine. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 Perplexus Rookie and Perplexus Epic, the bendy, trendy, can't put it down 3D game...

2011-03-03 14:28:00

MADISON, Wis., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daylight Savings Time, which begins Sunday, March 13, is just around the corner. Rayovac is revving up for Daylight Savings Time by offering a host of engaging activities, fun giveaways and tips for sprucing up your fire safety plan to keep your family safe. This year, when "springing forward" why not simultaneously spruce up your safety plan? It's a perfect time to once again ensure your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are...

2011-02-26 00:00:02

New 3D Maze Game Selected From More than 100,000 New Toys Showcased at this Year's 2011 New York Toy Fair. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Perplexus, the bendy, trendy, can't put-it-down 3D maze game from PlaSmart Inc., has been named one of the top 15 smartest toys by Time Magazine from more than 100,000 new toys showcased at this year's 2011 New York Toy Fair. The announcement can be found here. This is the latest award for the break-out hit Perplexus which launched in 2010 and was...


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2010-12-03 15:57:54

A foghorn, most often used in foggy conditions, is a device that uses sound to warn vehicles of hazards. Generally the term is used in marine transport. When lighthouses are obscured the foghorn provides an audible warning of any dangers to ships. They have been used for hundreds of years with some of the initial ones being simple bells or gongs that were manually struck. Some lighthouses shot off cannons periodically in order to warn ships. Whistles were also used in the early days....

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