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The True Identity Of Andy’s Mom From Toy Story Is Revealed, All The Clues Were There

I have watched Toy Story, 1, 2, and 3. I had never figured that the movie is tightly wound into itself and that there could be a prequel. Jon Negroni has too much time on his hands, but he also figured out the clue that tells us how Andy's Mom is part of the whole story.

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courtesy union gospel mission
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Christmas Schedule For Union Gospel Mission

The Union Gospel Mission is a place that feeds people and clothes people and also puts on the best Christmas Day for children. If you can drop off some toys or clothing, pleas do so, if you need the services of the mission, here's the schedule.

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by kids only product picture from highroller.com
by kids only product picture from highroller.com
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Didn’t Get A Big Wheel When You Were A Kid, Now You Can As An Adult, And It’s The Right Size

When you were a kid wasn't there a toy or something you wanted. There was always that cool kid that had the hot toy. One of the hot toys in my neighborhood was the Bid Wheel. Everyone had one but me.

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Lego Friends
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Toys Get Sex Change And Become Popular Again

LEGO toys have always made money when it comes to boys. Star Wars and other popular "boy" themed building blocks put the company on top. It was starting to lose face though and sales were dropping.

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Etch a Sketch
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Etch A Sketch Inventor Dies at Age 86

Andre Cassagnes, the man responsible for inventing the venerable Etch A Sketch, a toy that inspired countless children ever since it was introduced in 1960, has died at age 86 in France.

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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The Internet and Social Media Lead to Online Garage Sales

More and more people everyday are using the internet to shop. It seems like all business both big and small have their own website, packed full of wonderful bargains for the holiday season. Shopping on the internet can save you a lot of time, it's a real convenience.

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Source:  Gary Paulson via flickr
Source: Gary Paulson via flickr
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Bounce House Injuries Send An Increasing Number Of Children To The Emergency Room

You see them at every children's birthday party these days - Those infamous, multi-colored, inflatable bounce houses.   And with their growing popularity has come an increase in reported injuries caused by them.

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The Toy Hall Of Fame,Which Toys Need To Be Remembered, Which Do You Remember?

What were some of your favorite toys growing up? When you look at Christmas lists by kids nowadays it’s mostly smartphones or pads. The National Toy Hall of Fame will induct 2 toys this year and there are 12 finalists, see if you remember some of these.

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The Top 15 Toys for the Upcoming Holiday Season: The New Wii, One Direction Dolls and … Furby Again?

We know, we know—it's only September. When it comes to toys, though, it's never too early to start thinking about the holiday season, especially for retailers. It is big business. Huge business. The buying frenzy of the holidays can comprise 40 percent of the total annual profit for a toy store. With this in mind, Toys R Us has released their 2012 Holiday Hot Toy List to get a head start on the hottest items this year.

So what's on it this year?

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Little Girl Has a Lot of Opinions on Toy Store Gender Politics [VIDEO]

Riley, the clever little girl in this video, has an epiphany in a toy store that turns into a mini-rant about the way that companies “try to trick the girls into buying the pink stuff instead of the stuff that boys want to buy.” Looks like toy companies ought to give the youngsters they market their products to a little more credit.

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Photo courtesy of Hasbro.com
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No More Light Bulbs For Easy Bake Oven

By now, you've probably heard that the Federal Government has banned incandescent bulbs effective January 2012.  So what is an evergreen toy that uses them to do?  Redesign.

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YouTube
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Giant Sandbox for Adults Constructed in Las Vegas [VIDEO]

Further solidifying the city’s reputation as an adult playground, visitors to Las Vegas can now test out heavy machinery such as bulldozers and excavators in a giant “sandbox” located right off the strip.

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