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PacMan Hothead Protects Hands, Breaks Ms. PacMan’s Heart

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New, from everyone’s favorite friends at Fred and Friends, comes the PacMan Hothead.  This nifty little kitchen gadget is the bastard child of video game icon PacMan, and kitchen standby OvenMit.  The PacMan Hothead must have caused Ms. PacMan quite a shock.  His refusal to take her hand in marriage was always a little off-putting [...]

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Self-Healing Rubber Gives Ruptured Stretch Armstrong Toys Everywhere The Chance to Begin Anew

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UPDATE: A video added after the break Sick and tired of putting up with regular, non-healing rubber, scientists at the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris have developed a synthetic rubber that can reattach itself when torn ends are simply touched back together. The self-mending occurs because each strand consists of numerous small molecules [...]

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