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Lego's Braille Bricks
Lego
April 25, 2019 - 1:13 pm
By Emily Dixon (CNN) -- Lego has unveiled a new project aimed at helping blind and visually impaired children learn Braille in a "playful and engaging way." Lego Braille Bricks, a concept originally proposed to the toy company by two charities, will allow children to learn the touch writing system...
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Ian Bush
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- You can build Hogwarts Castle from Harry Potter. Millennium Falcon from Star Wars. There's a Lego set for almost anything you can imagine -- but not a radio station. One man wants to change that. "There are some studio monitors, an on-air light, you'll see a...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the characters Emmet, left, and Rex Dangervest, center, both voiced by Chris Pratt, in a scene from "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part."
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February 10, 2019 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" was easily the top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but the film's $35 million opening failed to stack up to its expected haul, according to studio estimates Sunday. The animated sequel had been forecast to draw around $50 million...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The kids loved the toys you got them, but how do you know they're safe? In the name of science, six doctors swallowed a mini Lego figure head and monitored their own digestive health in order to see the health effects that...
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Cyber Monday
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November 28, 2018 - 11:39 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Retailers are battling hard over toys, flat-screen TVs and new tech gadgets this holiday season, and Amazon appears to be in a strong position. The company said on Tuesday that it sold 18 million toys between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. Amazon did...
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Toys Black Friday
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November 21, 2018 - 11:20 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Target, Walmart, Amazon, and a spate of big retailers are pouncing on the first holiday shopping season in decades without Toys 'R' Us. Toys 'R' Us closed its doors after 70 years in business earlier this year, leaving behind hundreds of stores and $10...
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Kevin Wright
July 06, 2018 - 10:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On Thursday, visitors were invited to the unveiling of a new Comcast Center made entirely of LEGO bricks. KYW Newsradio was in attendance as LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia, partnered with the Independence Visitor Center Corporation, hosted a day-long event to...
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Credit: Brick Fest Live!
Andrew Kramer
April 20, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - If you consider yourself to be a LEGO lover, the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks is where you'll want to be this weekend. "For the 5th year we are back with the biggest LEGO convention in the United States," says Brick Fest Live founder Chad Collins. "It's...
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