With a new line of wicked toy guns, Mattel is brandishing arms to protect good old-fashioned toys in the age of apps.
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You could run for your life…but where would you run to?
“You should take a look at this,” he told her. “I can move my toes on command.” “Her jaw about hit the floor at that point.”
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The shape of the umbrella was also inspired by nature. “The power of solar energy inspired us to design this synthetic cloud,” Widdershoven says. The form is aerodynamic, so the umbrella won’t blow over in strong winds, and the fabric is waterproof, so it can last as long as possible.
"These villains are not those kinds of villains [Shakespearean]. Sure, there’s palace intrigue and ambition, insane jealousy and a will to power, but our modern villains seem to be demonic in their cluelessness.” - Errol Morris On The Value Of Just Listening
The device lets you scan barcodes and order new products with voice commands to re-up your AmazonFresh queue. Read more>