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2014-07-23 23:15:00

MarketReportschina.com adds “Development Trend and Investment Prospect of China Toy Market, 2014-2018” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB)

2014-07-23 23:05:16

Build and Play in the Titanfall™ World With Officially Licensed Building Toys By K’NEX Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 One of the most highly

2014-07-15 23:04:21

TUGGO DOG TOYS, LLC, a new leading pet toy manufacturing company operating out of Hendersonville, TN and currently participating in the Las Vegas SuperZoo and ASD trade shows for new pet product,

2014-07-14 23:07:42

The world's first hygienic adult 'toy' storage system Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Sometimes, thinking “inside the box” can be revolutionary.

2014-07-02 12:28:49

It seems that children's toys get recalled everyday due to safety concerns. Dr.

2014-06-26 08:34:03

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's easy to get carried away with the idea that the increased availability of technology, broadcast programming and digital content

2014-06-16 08:29:24

Global awareness campaign highlights product safety around the world OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada is joining governments from around the world to highlight product safety

2014-06-16 08:25:40

Company Known For Innovative Toy Franchises Unveils Holistic Entertainment & Licensing Strategy At Licensing Expo VAN NUYS, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGA Entertainment,

2014-06-05 08:25:50

As the First Founding Partner of the 2014 USA Games and Sponsor of the Games' Law Enforcement Torch Run, Toys"R"Us Furthers Its Ongoing Commitment to Children of All Abilities WAYNE,

2014-05-22 08:35:57

Three Developmental Learning Toys Receive Parents' Choice Awards for Educational and Play Value CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (


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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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