Article Archive for July 2018

Protein Walking …
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Posted in nature on 24 July 2018
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“Your body is an incredibly bizarre machine. “kinesin protein walking on microtubule. This occurs inside a cell.” Via “OracleofNorway” Tumblr. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Nice Amazon Deal – Radiator Springs Classic Story Sets World
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 23 July 2018
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From a few years back, all the Radiator Springs Classic Story Sets combined into one giant set. Everything for about $47. Radiator Springs Classic Story Sets World Mostly not canon but fun for kids. The included CARS are plastic … but 1:55 scale. I’m not sure if they come in separate retail boxes or they come […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Lightning McQueen Night Light
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS on 23 July 2018
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From a company called Peachtree Playthings – cute. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mini Racers Singles on Card
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 20 July 2018
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While it’s not news about the 1:55 diecasts, there are a slew of new Mini Racer listings so it looks like the release plan is still “regular,” at least the announced portion … It looks the “blind bags” for the Mini Racer singles have been dropped and they will be carded (looks like all re-releases […]

Fun Daily Miniature Calendar
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Posted in Internet on 20 July 2018
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Tatsuya Tanaka creates a miniature diorama world calendar out of everyday objects … everyday.   Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mini Racers New 3-Packs
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 19 July 2018
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Thanks for the heads up & photos, “GetMeCollectibles.” They just got these in if you’re interested in a case. Red/Mater/Purple Ramone x 2 Mr. Drippy/Frances Beltline Cruz/Chester Whipplefilter x 2 Metallic Cruz/Fabulous Lightning McQueen*/Storm Jackson CARS 3 Lightning McQueen/ Rust-eze Cruz/Storm Jackson A nice assortment – some were released in other multi-packs and some are […]

20 Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Existed
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Posted in Internet on 19 July 2018
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Maybe not as weird as a platypus but still weird like “The maned wolf,  the largest canid in South America.” You can check out the rest at MyModernMet. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Brian Spark, The Leak Less launcher Will Play
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 18 July 2018
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Thanks, “John H.” for the great pics. Replaces CARS 1 Claude Scruggs. Definitely an upgrade to the paint scheme design. The CARS 3 Piston Cup racer. Brian Sparks only available with the launcher.   With Crew Chief & Pitty’s. Leak Less strangely got a green tint after his initial release – but his pit crew […]

International Student Program at Disney World – Live & Work There!
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Posted in Disney Pixar on 18 July 2018
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“You can actually apply to live and work in Walt Disney World, in Orlando, Florida for an entire year!” “The international Cultural Representative Program from Disney, “plays an important role in helping us create immersive experiences and transport guests to another place. To qualify for this program, you must be at least 18 years of age and […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Monster Truck Pizza Planet Todd by Tasco E.
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 17 July 2018
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Last week, we ran a fun photo of Todd, the Pizza Planet truck imagined as a Monster truck in Mad Max … Tasco E. didn;t take long to convert his Todd, Pizza Planet into a Mad Max Monster Truck – WOW! Thanks, Tasco E! Super cool!   Tweet This Post