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BATTERY OPERATED TRAIN IN A CAN
Toy Train In A Tin Can
More fun than a canned ham, this flip-top storage tin has a train set inside, with a plastic steam engine, tender, boxcar and caboose, as well as a 12-piece track that forms a 10" x 22" oval. You add a "AA" battery and you're the engineer. 
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$9.95 EACH
SMART PHONE LENS KIT
Give ’Em The Fish-Eye
And more. This accessory kit for smart phones (works with iPhone, Samsung, HTC, iPad, tablets and many others) has a 2” long clip-on bracket with screw-in macro, wide-angle and fish-eye lenses. Paul loves his kit and he’s our optics expert. Use the macro for insects, coins and diamonds. Fish-eye and wide-angle for great visual effects. Includes a little pouch to carry it all in, and tiny lens caps.Note: Two lenses come threaded together to conserve space. 
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$7.25 EACH
HATCHING DINOSAUR EGG
Hatch A T-Rex In Your Tub
Maybe. Could also be a stegosaurus, triceratops or something else--that’s part of the fun of paleontological parenthood. Just submerge the 4-1/2” tall ersatz dinosaur egg into cool water and wait 48-72 hours while it cracks like a real egg and the baby dino grows to a be a foot long. If your mother won’t let you skip your bath for a few days (they’re like that, mothers, no scientific discipline), just use any container bigger than a 12” dinosaur.
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$4.95 EACH
ORIGINAL METAL SLINKY
Original Slinky
Does anyone need to be told what a Slinky(tm) toy is?? Okay, it is a very slack spring, 2-7/8" dia x 2-1/2" long, compressed. It will stretch out to about 5 or 6 feet long without deforming. That's the boring part. The interesting part is that it "follows" itself. Slosh it from hand to hand. Put in on the top step of stairs, flip the end down a step, and watch it walk down stairs, or down an incline. Believe us, no childhood (or adulthood) is complete without an original steel Slinky(tm). It was hard for us to find it, but we are glad we did. You should be too.
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$5.95 EACH
SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES
Here Comes The Sun...
These 5-5/8" wide cardboard solar eclipse viewing glasses filter out 99.999 percent of visible light, and 100 percent of harmful UV and IR light, which means they’re safe for direct solar viewing (and your sunglasses aren’t). A sharp, orange image of the sun will always be there because the lenses are scratch-resistant. You get (2) pairs because who wants to watch an eclipse alone? For you techie types who care, they’re rated for transmission under EN1836:2005 and AS/NZS 1338:1992. ISO 12312-2:2015.
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SALE $3.55 PKG (2)
WAS $3.95 PKG (2)
SAVE $0.40 (10%)
CANNED EMERGENCY 1-SIZE UNDERPANTS
Underpants In A Can!
Emergency underpants in a can. Says it all, doesn't it? Quite stretchable in a Tyvekish white fabric, "one pair fits most adults." They're hip-hugger, semi-bikini, translucent type drawers, so despite the smiling man wearing them and a red bow-tie on the can, some (insecure) guys might find these just a touch jeune fille-ish. "Safe, Sanitary, Secure." Says so right on the 3" x 1-1/2" x 2/3" flip-top metal can. Better buy (3) in case of a long weekend.
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$4.50 EACH
WHOOPEE CUSHION
Makin' Whoopee...
is best done with the sacred mother of all novelty items, the original Whoopee Cushion. Marlon Brando owned one. Of course he did, they're both American classics, except the cushion was born in Toronto. Ours is the classic 8" version.
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36603P1 WHOOPEE CUSHION
$2.25 EACH
WAVING ASIAN GOOD LUCK CAT
Happy Solar Cat
A big improvement on actual cats, this one will actually respond to you. Put it in direct sunlight and it waves a paw in a happy hello. Think reclining hello kitty, but with a vaguely Garfleldish look. Kind of like the waving cat statues you see in Asian restaurants, but with a twist. Paul, who bought this one, says it just doesn’t get any whimsicaller than this. Bonus: it is said to bring luck and good fortune. See good luck cat in action. Click!
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$7.75 EACH
TEDCO® CLASSIC METAL GYROSCOPE
Gyroscope
2" flywheel in well made metal frame. The trick is the same as it has been for 100 years. Wind the string through the spindle, pull it firmly to set the flywheel spinning, and perform effortless balancing magic on pencil tips, string tightropes, and the like. We tend to forget that bicycles and aircraft navigation both rely heavily on gyroscopic principles. It's never too early to tell the kids. Besides, it's fun.
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$7.85 EACH
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