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2013-12-09 23:26:05

The Pennsylvania Association for the Blind helps to protect children with suggesting safe toys and gifts this Holiday Season Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 As Santa is making a list, and checking it twice, The Pennsylvania Association for the Blind is helping to make sure all children and parents are asking Santa for the safest and most appropriate toys. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) there were an estimated 192,000 toy-related, emergency...

2013-12-07 23:04:26

cStor and NetApp came together to host a casino & poker night to raise funds to support the Toys for Tots foundation. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 cStor and NetApp hosted their third annual casino night and poker tournament on Tuesday, December 3rd. All proceeds raised from the event support the purchase of toys for the Toys for Tots foundation. The Toys for Tots foundation then distributes the toys to less fortunate children in the community. “We love doing this...

2013-12-03 23:33:34

Wild Mint, an eco friendly, toxin free company, sheds light on potentially harmful toxic chemicals found in children’s toys and how parents can find safer options this Holiday season. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Wild Mint, an eco friendly, toxin free company, is enlightening parents about harmful chemicals found in many children’s toys currently available on store shelves, and is offering tips for finding safer, natural toys. Especially for parents with young children,...

2013-12-03 23:31:29

A year ago, Genetipetz transformed from a dream to a reality with the help of Kickstarter funding. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Genetipetz, a kid-designed mixed-up stuffed animal company, celebrated their one year anniversary from when they were funded by the popular crowd-funding site Kickstarter. Since receiving the funding, they have developed three super-soft, huggable stuffed animal toys designed for elementary-aged children and have three new designs, inspired by a design...

2013-11-29 23:20:19

World Synergy's Likes4Tikes campaign sets a goal of 1,500 Facebook Likes to provide 75 toys to less fortunate children. Solon, Ohio (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Marketing and technology firm World Synergy® has launched its 3rd annual holiday campaign to raise money to support the Toys for Tots organization. The company kicked off their Likes4Tikes donation drive this week, with the goal of receiving 1,500 Likes (approximately 75 toys) to their fundraising Facebook page,...

2013-11-28 23:22:40

Attorney John M. O'Brien raises concern and provides safety tips regarding possible dangerous toy related hazards for parents looking to shop around the holiday season. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 With Christmas fast approaching, attorney John M. O’Brien urges parents with small children to be aware of potentially dangerous toys. With so much advertising and marketing for toys and bigger brands right before the holiday season, children often ask for toys they have seen...

2013-11-27 23:29:03

Thoughtfull Toys, a new company launched by longtime toy pros who have worked on dozens of successful toys and product lines, has begun a fundraising drive on Kickstarter for its first toy line, Modarri toy cars. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 A trio of toy inventors and professionals—David Silverglate, whose former Rhino Toys developed the stunningly successful Oball; Brian Gulassa, who has worked for a who’s who of major toy companies and designed over 200 toys in his...


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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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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