Article Archive for February 2012

Good Morning Blue Marble – Leap Day!
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Posted in History on 29 February 2012
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Apollo 10 Earthrise footage set to Thus Spake Zarathustra Tweet This Post

Pan Am Nostalgia
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Posted in Advertising on 29 February 2012
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Fun site – FlyPanAm Posterous – with lots of photos and ads of the iconic Pan Am and when flying was just a little glamorous and fewer strip searches (unless you requested one). 🙂 Tweet This Post

Star Wars Your Ice Cubes: R2 D2 or Han Solo in Carbonite
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Posted in Food, Gadgets on 29 February 2012
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R2-D2 Ice Cube Tray … though maybe not when Jabba comes over (bad memories). Jabba would prefer this choice – Han in Frozen Carbonite or in this case, Hydrogen-Oxygen.   Tweet This Post

New Sears & Kmart Store Closing List – February, 2012
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 29 February 2012
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Here is the new Kmart & Sears Closing List announced a few days ago. As for Kmart CARS Day – it is still scheduled for June & October – no definite word yet but for now, it’s still scheduled. Sears Full-Line 160 ALTON SQ Alton IL 62002 Sears Full-Line 3045 N RIDGE RD E Ashtabula […]

The Phibian Amphibian Car – No More Flood Worries
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Posted in Gadgets on 28 February 2012
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No need to worry about a river or lake slowing you down now … Then just drop the wheels on land … Plus you can avoid the toll roads or if traffic backs up, just hop on the Mississippi. 🙂 Check it out at Gibbs … Tweet This Post

The Barbie Color Changer (1965)
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Posted in Toys on 28 February 2012
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Back in the day when you give give little kids chemicals and heat. 🙂 Tweet This Post

See Washington DC Like a VIP – VIP Tours FREE!
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Posted in History on 28 February 2012
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Technically, you have already paid for it so why not take advantage of it. 🙂 If you’re planning on going to Washington DC (or maybe this should convince you to stop by – um, it’s historical)! You can get free VIP tours to: The White House The Capital The Bureau of Engraving and Printing The […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: What Happens at Retail When CARS Clot?
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 February 2012
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So, what exactly happens at retail when demand is lower than supply? Like everything else, it’s complicated- there are no set answers but basically it’s like when a lion, an elephant, an alligator and a hippo all show up at the same watering hole. Everyone has their business to do but eyes each other warily. […]

The VW AT-AT Walker
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Posted in Gadgets on 27 February 2012
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Never have trouble getting through the line to pick up the kids … Via JackScholfield.       Tweet This Post

Lego & Transformer’s Catalog Ad 1985
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Posted in Advertising, Toys on 27 February 2012
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From British Argo’s 1985 Catalog … Did you keep them mint in box? 🙂 You can find the other pages at TrippyGlitter’s FLIKR page. Tweet This Post