Author: kishore

Toy makers turn to the toilet for poop-inspired toys

January 7, 2019

Mattel, a company best known for its clean-cut Barbie dolls, is set to release a game called Flushin’ Frenzy that sends a brown plastic poop flying into the air. Rival Hasbro, whose water-squirting game Toilet Trouble was a hit last year, stuck with the potty humor this year and released Don’t Step In It, a […]

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Lego Became the Most Valuable Toy Company in the World

December 7, 2018

That’s because the Toy Fair is always a magnet for camera-brandishing nerd bloggers, and some of the toys being shown there revealed entire scenes from upcoming movies and popular TV shows—among them, Man of Steel, The Lone Ranger and the new Ninja Turtles cartoon on Nickelodeon. The scolded photographer’s ears turned red, and he and […]

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October 7, 2018

The toy market in China remains a market to develop. Indeed, the turnover of the market is estimated at more than 28 billion dollars with an average increase of 22% per year. According to the research firm Euromonitor, in 2020, the market is expected to reach 300 billion yuan. However, the average basket allocated to this […]

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10 Oldest Cartoon Characters in the World

September 7, 2018

Cartoons are loved by a wide range of audience and it crosses the barrier of language or countries. There are cartoons which were created 70-80 years ago but are still loved by a vast number of people. Following are some of the long-running famous cartoons. Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse is one of the oldest and […]

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Top Inspirational Cartoon Characters

August 7, 2018

Sponge Bob Square Pants Firstly he lives in a Pineapple under the sea; I mean how cool is that! He is very silly, a fantastic colour and he gets up to the most incredible antics. Just to top it off his best friend ‘Patrick’ is even crazier. Girls and boys are hooked instantly and the […]

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Real People Who Inspired Iconic Cartoon Characters

July 7, 2018

Sherri Stoner, for example, may not be a household name, but she provided the inspiration for two of your favorite cartoon characters: She was a writer and producer for a lot of ’90s animation classics—she even provided the voice for a character in “Animaniacs”—and she also served as a reference model for both Ariel in “The Little […]

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Why Ukraine May Have the World’s Most Stylish Schoolkids

May 7, 2018

Facebook Pinterest Need some pert and pretty back-to-school inspiration for this year? Look to Eastern Europe, specifically Kiev, Ukraine. Here, well-heeled children congregate outside of schools for the First of September. The holiday comes from the Soviet Union, once declared the “Day of Knowledge,” and traditions are still celebrated even in now-capitalist Ukraine. Children dress to […]

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Meet the vigilante who’s saving the lives of orphans in Ukraine

March 7, 2018

“Don’t touch me, just let me die,” the child barks. Gennadiy Mokhnenko stands above him, peering down. The child is laying on the floor, arms and legs contorted and it is clear he cannot walk. Track marks line his arms and his head is crawling with lice. The child is completely damp. A corroded smell […]

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Diaspora teens run Ukrainian summer camp during war

January 7, 2018

For a month this summer the sounds of laughter, hareidi pop tunes and classic Jewish camp chants could be heard coming from an obscure campground in the Zhytomyr Oblast in Western Ukraine. In the region mired by war and conflict, Camp Yeka, short for Yekatrinoslav (as Dnepropetrovsk the city where the camp was originally located […]

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