Tuesday, August 22, 2006
It was produced in 1959 by a Chicago outfit called Fishlove, which was a respectable novelty maker that offered favorites like Yakity-Yak chattering teeth, and a line of "giant" products such as sunglasses, combs, and toothbrushes. (A company called Fun Inc. bought them out and still offers some of their line.) This set was "coincidentally" released the same year that S.S. Adams put out a similar boxed assortment called the "Life of the Party" set.
Posted by Tom Ray at 1:52 PM
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. — The name of the new vehicle that NASA hopes will take astronauts back to the moon was supposed to be hush-hush until next week.But apparently U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams, floating 220 miles above Earth at the international space station, didn't get the memo.Williams let it slip Tuesday that the new vehicle's name is Orion.
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