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Richard Gottlieb
New York, NY
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Big Hero 6 may have been fantasy but the notion of "Soft Robotics" is not. Pneubotics is a company that is creating fluid filled robots that are strong yet less... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Global Toy News
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Lyssa Neel, Ph.D., is the CEO & co-founder of Linkitz Systems Inc, which is making a technology toy for girls ages 4-8. She is a proud mother of three girls... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Global Toy News
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This is the third in a series of three articles by Francis Cholle about the importance of play in the workplace. (For part 1 see "How to convince your boss... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Global Toy News
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We present a new type of 3D printer that can form precise, but soft and deformable 3D objects from layers of off-the-shelf fabric. Our printer employs an approach where a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Global Toy News
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“We want Mattel to be at the forefront as 3D printing becomes an important component of the toy industry.” Richard Dickson, COO Mattel I was listening to the Mattel 1st... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Global Toy News
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Carved by Crayola sculptor Hoang Tran. Learn more and see more about the artist at This Is Marvelous. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Global Toy News
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This is the second in a series of three articles by Francis Cholle about the importance of play in the workplace. (For part 1 see "How to convince your boss... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Global Toy News
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The combination of Spring and theme parks have gotten me to thinking about roller coaster names (see “Theme Parks and Your Brand; how you know you’ve arrived”). I did some... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Andrew Rapacke is Patent Agent with USPatentsNMore LLC and Chris Weiss Attorney at Law P.A., an intellectual property law firm. Andrew may be reached at andy@cweisslaw.com or (407)-801-9368. Please view... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Francis Cholle is an international business consultant, best-selling author, and engaging speaker. He helps companies rethink business in ways that conventional strategic management cannot. His clients include global powerhouses across... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Global Toy News
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When Coney Island’s Luna Park opened the season last month, it rewarded the first customers to show up with a free ride on the Cyclone, the park’s historic roller coaster.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at Global Toy News
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This would make for a fascinating play platform. Check out the video: Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at Global Toy News
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I used to ask audiences this question: "How do you make a swing swingier?" These folks just did. Check out this video. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Opening a themed area at a theme park is not new. Six Flags was featuring Warner Brothers characters and King’s Dominion was doing the same with the Hannah Barbara group... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Global Toy News
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The World Children’s Festival 2015 will run from June 30 through July 4th in Washington DC. Taking place once every four years, the Festival brings children from all over the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Slide the City is coming to a city near you this summer. You can find a list of cities by clicking here. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Breaktime is a new feature we are introducing that allows us to share images, quotes and God knows what else that we think are simple yet amusing or thoughtful. Here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Sam’s is not the first U.S. retailer to carry a 3D printer, Costco and Home Depot were leading the way a year ago. Still, there is something very mainstream about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Global Toy News
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I did an interview this Saturday for NPR Weekend Edition with Linda Wertheimer. The piece, entitled "Pondering the Popularity of the Pet Rock - And Other Fads," was a follow... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at Global Toy News
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It was news, at least to history buffs this week that Yale University had just purchased one of the world’s largest assemblage of Lincoln and Civil War photography. The collection... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at Global Toy News
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I have to admit that I was pretty surprised to learn that a color book for adults is a #1 Amazon Best Seller. The color book in question is “Secret... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at Global Toy News
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This comment thread looks like the Who's Who of the Toy Industry! Sheena Stephens Sheena Stephens was right, it did look like a "Who's Who of the Toy Industry." On... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2015 at Global Toy News
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“It was probably inevitable that the so-called Internet of Things — those Web-connected thermostats and bathroom scales and coffee makers and whatnot — would beget the Internet of Toys.” Natasha... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2015 at Global Toy News
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If you want to get a better feel for what constitutes a good digital adaption of a classic board game, take a moment and watch this video by New York... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at Global Toy News
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In my last posting, “Monopoly and Beanie Babies and What They Say About Capitalism,” I wrote about my reaction to the “Money” issue of The New York Times, in which... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Global Toy News