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2015-02-15 16:20:54

Innovative technology, family-friendly gameplay and world-class licensed properties highlight Spin Master's 2015 line-up NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-02-17 23:03:24

Spin Master Ltd., Canada’s largest children’s toy entertainment company, is pleased to announce that it will re-launch the iconic construction brand, Meccano-Erector, this fall at Toys“R”Us®,

Google Generation Growing ‘Brain Dead’ Says Inventor
2012-12-27 13:29:10

The English inventor who created the wind-up radio has said in an interview that the “Google Generation” is in danger of becoming 'brain dead'.

2010-02-16 14:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Helix Films, an independent production company, announced today that they have formed an exclusive partnership with Meccano Toy Company to develop an original 3D feature film based upon the iconic Erector Set brand of children's construction toys.

2009-08-25 16:38:04

An effort to build a 10-mile long toy railroad for a British television show has been derailed by theft and vandalism. About 400 people have been involved in the construction of the toy line between the Devonshire towns of Barnstaple and Bideford, The Daily Telegraph reported.

2009-08-25 16:38:04

An effort to build a 10-mile long toy railroad for a British television show has been derailed by theft and vandalism. About 400 people have been involved in the construction of the toy line between the Devonshire towns of Barnstaple and Bideford, The Daily Telegraph reported.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.