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Robot folds itself up and walks away

eurekalert.org2014-08-07 18:31:38Cache

Robot folds itself up and walks away PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 7-Aug-2014 [ | E-mail ] ShareContact: Kristen Kusekkristen.kusek@wyss.harvard.edu617-432-8266Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard A team of engineers used little more than paper and Shrinky dinks™ – the classic children's toy that shrinks when heated – to build a robot that assembles itself into a complex shape in four minutes flat, and crawls away without any human intervention.

Skull shape risk factors could help in the welfare of toy dog breeds

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Skull shape risk factors could help in the welfare of toy dog breeds

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Skull shape risk factors could help in the welfare of toy dog breeds PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 6-Aug-2014 [ | E-mail ] ShareContact: Joanne Fryerjoanne.fryer@bristol.ac.uk44-011-733-17276University of Bristol New research has identified two significant risk factors associated with painful neurological diseases in the skull shape of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS). The findings could help in tackling these conditions in toy dog breeds and could be used in breeding guidelines.

You Thought One Human Ken Doll Was Enough? The Universe (And This Guy) Have Different Thoughts

www.gq.com2014-08-05 23:06:05Cache

On August 05, 2014 at 4:00 PM Oh, you thought one Human Ken Doll was enough? Well, the universe thinks otherwise. New in the sweepstakes for "Most Likely to be Mistaken for a Giant Version of a Children's Toy of an Idealized Man" is Brazilian 20-year-old Celso Santebañes. He's dropped over 50 G's in his quest to look like Ken, which while it goes without saying, is straight Looney Toons.

Sylvia Toy & Kitchen Scenes Studio Releases 3 Videos on IndieReign

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(PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Sylvia Toy goes into the Chroma green painted kitchen of her San Francisco apartment, turns on a camera and lets her characters tell their stories. The characters range from murderers to psychiatrists, from dizzy blondes to turbaned zombie-like alien astronomers, and from paranoiac middle-aged women to Australopithecine cave women. Sylvia has launched three movies from her large and diverse body of work on the groundbreaking New Zealand based venue, IndieReign.

Global Database of the Top 1000 Hobby, Toy, and Game Stores - Company Names, Financial Performance, Key Executives, and Contact Details

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Global Database of the Top 1000 Paint, Varnish, and Supply Wholesalers - Company Names, Financial Performance, Key Executives, and Contact Details Aug 4, 2014   |   By - Global Research & Data Services This company database offers valuable information on top 1000 paint, varnish, and supply wholesalers in the world which makes the database an invaluable resource for industry executives, marketing.

Blazblue voice actor and Corpse Party creator among guests at STGCC 2014

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The Singapore Toy, Game, and Comic Convention (STGCC) has announced a whole bunch of pop culture personalities who will be gracing the showfloor this year. Among the 12 new guests announced are some of particular note to gamers:Tomokazu SugitaAlso known as, Ragna the Bloodedge from Blazblue, or Joseph Joestar from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure.

Slow Toy Awards 2014 welcomes new judges

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Slow Toy Awards 2014 welcomes new judges

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Author Sally J. Hall, parenting specialist Alison Canavan and blogger Jennie Henley join the panel. The Slow Toy Awards 2014 team is welcoming three new judges. Joining the panel is Sally J. Hall, published author and editor of B magazine and the Bounty Gift Guide, Alison Canavan, Irish parenting specialist and international model and Jennie Henley, the mum behind popular parenting blog Edspire.co.uk.

Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan Times Square West Hotel Now Accepting Reservations for 112th Annual American International Toy Fair

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New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Courtyard by Marriott Times Square West hotel has announced it is accepting reservations for the 112th annual American International Toy Fair®, taking place February 12-17, 2015 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. This is the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, with over 1,000 exhibitors expected to attend.

IN PICTURES: ToyNews Women of the Year 2014

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IN PICTURES: ToyNews Women of the Year 2014

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The first ever ToyNews Women of the Year awards took place in London's BAFTA. And we took the pics. The first ever ToyNews Women of the Year awards took place in London’s prestigious BAFTA, yesterday. Over 100 industry executives packed into the central London venue to celebrate the female role models in the toy business and enjoy an afternoon of networking. Vivid’s Gerbie Quilter was named the first ever ToyNews Woman of the Year.

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prweb.com2014-07-23 18:27:27Cache

Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 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 released in March 2014, and K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, are pleased to introduce the first line of building toys based on the new Titanfall video game.