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2014-03-12 23:04:23

Build & Play in the Titanfall™ World With Officially Licensed Building Toys by K’NEX Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 One of the most highly anticipated video games of 2014, Titanfall™, has been transformed from onscreen play to building sets with new licensed building toys by K’NEX®. Respawn™ Entertainment, creator of the game set to release in March 2014, and K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, are pleased to...

2014-03-04 23:03:08

mombo Play™ Toy Bar turns lounge time into playtime. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 In another why-didn’t-I-think-of-that moment, Comfort & Harmony introduces an enhancement for its mombo™ nursing pillow, the Comfort & Harmony mombo play™ Toy Bar that turns lounge time into playtime. The new Toy Bar attaches to the mombo, and its two dangling plush toys entertain babies as they lounge. “Nursing pillows in general are seen as ‘just for mom’ items, but mombo is great for the...

2014-03-04 23:02:37

A swing with personalized entertainment styled for contemporary homes kicks off new collection. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Ingenuity™ introduces a new in-home product for baby which features smart-device connectivity in conjunction with the new Emerson fashion. The InLighten Cradling Swing™ offers parents the option to use their smart devices to customize music and pictures, along with lights and an electronic mobile with plush toys, to entertain baby. “Ingenuity...

Kids Benefit More Playing With Boxes Than With Expensive Toys
2014-03-03 15:12:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cheap parents rejoice! Australian researchers have found that giving buckets, boxes and other makeshift toys to children help them be more creative and active than being in a normal playground setting. Based on long-term research by scientists from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, the new study found that simple, common objects given to children during recess and lunchtime can minimize sedentary time by 50 percent, improve...

2014-02-19 12:27:25

Little Tikes® and Lalaloopsy® Stand Out Across Major Sales Category NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGA Entertainment announced today that the company's leading brands were top ranking in 2013 according to The NPD Group, a global market research company and industry authority for market size and trends. Based on 2013 point-of-sale data, products from the Little Tikes and Lalaloopsy families dominated some of the biggest toy categories in the U.S. industry last year. "While we always...

2014-02-18 08:28:32

Go! Go! Smart Animals(TM) Combine Traditional Play with Modern Technology NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, is expanding its best-selling and acclaimed Go! Go! Smart Wheels® product range with an assortment of 14 new playsets and vehicles, plus a storage case. The product line is also "going wild" with an entirely new extension - Go! Go! Smart...

2014-02-18 08:27:40

Editors select top picks for creativity, fun-factor, and more NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyFun magazine, part of Meredith Corporation's Parents Network, announced today that it has launched a new toy awards program, named "FamilyFun Toy Fair Favorites." Inspired by the new and innovative toys that are displayed this year at the 111th annual American International Toy Fair®, FamilyFun magazine's editorial team has chosen their twenty favorites. Editors looked at hundreds of...

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®, the nation’s leading dedicated toy and juvenile retailer. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 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...

2014-02-17 16:20:59

Entertainment, Age Compression, and Evolving Retail Landscape are Top of Mind in 2014, as Told to Jim Silver of TTPM, the #1 Source for All Things Play NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief executive officers from the four leading toy manufacturers preview the industry outlook for the year ahead in a video released today by TTPM (TimetoPlayMag.com), the #1 source for all things play. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-02-15 12:22:20

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailor Toys LLC, creators of the PowerUp® Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit, will showcase three of their innovative products -- PowerUp® 3.0, PowerUp® 2.0, and the PowerUp® Boat -- at the American International Toy Fair, the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere. The convention will take place at the Javits Center in New York City from February 16-19, 2014, where Shai Goitein -- founder of PowerUp® Toys...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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