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2015-02-11 08:28:53

Licensed characters including SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora and Friends and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to be featured on products marketed by ALEX BRANDS® FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb.

2014-02-05 23:28:17

Philatron Wire and Cable’s FLEXY Extension Cord: The Revolutionary New Slinky Extension Cord that never tangles Santa Fe Springs, CA (PRWEB) February 05,

2012-06-08 23:02:36

Philatron Wire and Cable is proud to announce the launch of its latest innovation, Flexy-Cord coiled electrical extension cords.

2010-02-15 08:35:00

BRYAN, Ohio, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Following decades of rivalry at retail shelves, the world famous Etch A Sketch® and Slinky® battle it out for the title of favorite classic toy of all time.

2009-08-12 15:01:26

A worker at a New York City laundromat said she was shocked when what she thought was a toy 4-foot-long boa constrictor behind a stack of clothes began to move. Erika Vega, 27, said she didn't think much of the snake behind the clothes she was preparing to wash until it revealed itself to be the real

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--As a parent as well as the creator of "The Wonder Bread Years," Pat Hazell has a problem. Where Hazell sees props, his sons Keaton, 5, and Tucker, 7, see toys. That's understandable.


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.