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International Business Times AU'Obama bin Laden' and other top misspelled words on Yahoo searchInternational Business Times AU"After all, one reason that people search is to figure out an unfamiliar concept, like who the heck this Justine Bieber (aka Justin Bieber) is, or where can you get these Zoo Zoo Pets (aka Zhu Zhu Pets) that the kids are yammering about. ...
Toys R Us' Memorial Day 2011 deals discount systems and gamesGamertell (blog)If you buy a $149.99 DSi system, you can get a free pink and white or blue and black Zhu Zhu Pets carrying case. Normally, the case is $12.99 alone. If you decide to spend a bit more and get the $169.99 DSi XL, you'll get a red Luxe case to carry it in ...
The AgeMass rescue of dogs raises spectre of class warfareSydney Morning Herald''I felt I had to do something to represent the grassroots people,'' said Zhu Guangbing, 35. ''I grew up in a poor village. We raised one dog to watch the door and one to be killed in the lunar new year because we were too poor to buy pork. ...Dog eaters, dog lovers spar over animal rights in ChinaHouston Chronicleall 17 news articles »
Greenfield Family Has Too Much StuffPatch.comPolly Pockets, My Little Pony, Pokemon, Fancy Nancy, Olivia, Zhu Zhu Pets, Pet Shops and Barbies. My oldest has stuff, too. Magazines, hair stuff, nail polish, journals, paper (loads of paper), little figurines. I feel that we have too much stuff. ...
Hard sell in school is a poor lessonThe West Australian (blog)Books (and I use the term loosely - the storylines are so thin you can see through them) that tie in with all manner of TV shows, movies and toy brands such as Hot Wheels, Disney Princess, Barbie, Zhu Zhu Pets, My Little Pony, Star Wars and Pokemon. ...
Plurielles.frJouets : les Zhu Zhu Pets ont fait des bébésPlurielles.frDepuis un an, les hamsters Zhu Zhu Pets vadrouillent dans les foyers français. Avec leur bouille ronde et leur duvet tout doux, ces hamsters sont devenus des compagnons adoptés par toute la famille. Numéro 1 du jouet en France en 2010, le monde des Zhu ...and more »
Shanghai's One-Dog Policy More Bark Than BiteWall Street Journal (blog)Zhu Weifen, a veterinarian at Shanghai Aibei Veterinary Hospital, said she was busy vaccinating dogs over the weekend so they can be registered with the police. “People are more willing to pay that sum of money to secure their dog's safety,” said the ...and more »
Blogcritics.org (blog)Toy Review: DaGeDar Supercharged Battle BallsBlogcritics.org (blog)Cepia LLC, the makers of ZhuZhu Pets®, is at it again! This time they have boys in mind, but in all honestly, girls will love these new toys as well. And what do you have? DaGeDar™ supercharged battle balls! DaGeDar™ launched in Phoenix this week and ...
Old, unwanted toys pose disposal dilemmaVictoria Times ColonistEarlier this week, I posted that I had a box of free Popular Mechanics for Kid DVDs, a ZhuZhu pet and a Star Wars light sabre for anyone willing to pay the $10.95 shipping fee and $5 ThredUp service charge. A few hours later, I had a taker. ...
Waterloo students celebrate at carnivalSTLtoday.comOrganized by Karen Meehan, students were treated to a cake walk, bounce house, nail painting, Guitar Hero, hair coloring, ice cream and Zhu Zhu pet races. Raffle tickets were sold with Cate Gross winning $500, Jonny Albers winning $300, and Cindy Bloy ...
Purple PawnDaGeDar, Collectible Marble Racing GamePurple PawnDaGeDar (pronounced DAH-geh-DAAR) is a marble racing game being launched by Cepia, the maker of ZhuZhu Pets. The DaGeDar battle balls feature graphic designs that are meant to reflect the character of spirits trapped within, and of course also make ...
Clive Crouch joins Lisle InternationalKidscreen... operations director of UK terrestrial broadcaster GMTV before departing in 2010 to found his own consultancy, Media Insights Agency. Founded in 2010, Lisle is most widely known for delivering the licensing program for the popular Zhu Zhu Pets brand.and more »
KidscreenDaGeDar™ Supercharged Battle Balls Roll Into PhoenixPR Newswire (press release)PHOENIX, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepia LLC, the makers of ZhuZhu Pets®, have taken the timeless game of marbles and given it a modern day spin. DaGeDar™ supercharged battle balls encourage strategy and skill in a collectible racing game that lets ...DaGeDar Supercharged Battle Balls Started Rolling In Today…Coolest GadgetsCepia puts new spin on the game of marblesKidscreenall 9 news articles »
ZhuZhu Pets maker unveils new toyArizona RepublicThe company that launched ZhuZhu Pets in Phoenix in 2009 is back with what it hopes will be the must-have toy for the 2011 holiday season. St. Louis toy maker Cepia LLC will roll out its DaGeDar Supercharged Ball ...and more »
CNETMicrosoft reveals more on plight of Netbook salesCNETPower Rangers, Cabbage Patch Dolls, ZhuZhu Pets, Nintendo Wii. They all had their time in the spotlight. Now it's the IPad's turn. by hawkeye_a April 29, 2011 5:09 AM PDT by llungster April 29, 2011 5:49 AM PDT @psimm01 - well said. ...and more »
The Holmes ReportHolmes Report Names Specialist Agencies Of The YearThe Holmes ReportSiegel oversaw better than 30 percent growth in 2010, as the firm reestablished itself as a serious competitor, with new business from Cepia (maker of Zhu Zhu pets), Sleepy's, Sobieski Vodka and the Women's Sports Foundation; hires including healthcare ...
Toy NewsNPD: Price increases kick-start 2011 growthToy NewsIn building sets, the third series of Lego's Minifigures and the launch of Lego Ninjago helped generate additional sales, while ZhuZhu Pets remains a key driver of the special feature plush growth. Outdoor and sports toys also had a good January with ...
The GuardianI'm sick of all this mutual surveillance – let's put a stop to the Mummy WarsThe GuardianYesterday in Toys R Us (where I went, most unwillingly, to buy the three-year-old the purple ZhuZhu Pet she craves for her birthday) there was a little girl – no older than three – in high heels. In fact, in a complete copy of her mother's outfit. ...
Lawton's Basket Night raises funds while promoting funSeminole Chronicle"Zhu Zhu Pets! I won the Zhu Zhu Pets basket," the girl shouted as she darted through the crowd to pick up her prize. ...
Everything PRIt's Time to Play Fair With Toy Safety In ChinaEverything PRZhu Zhu Pets were all the rage, the “critter of the moment,” so to speak. Then there was a problem in Houston, or Hong Kong actually. ...
Earthtimes (press release)Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Q1 2010 Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha (blog)At the end of March we expanded the Zhu Zhu Pets product line to all of our US stores. Therefore, the impact on the first quarter was not significant. ...Build-A-Bear turns profit in Q1St. Louis Business JournalBuild-a-Bear Workshop, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2010 First Quarter ResultsMarketWatch (press release)all 39 news articles »
Why Silly Bandz are in hot demandHeliumMove over Barbie and Zhu Zhu Pets! The newest craze for young girls are Silly Bandz – a rubber type bracelet that come in a variety of ...and more »
Top Three Bestsellers in Kids Electronics on Amazon This WeekI4UThe top three bestsellers in kids electronics this week are the LeapFrog Learn and Groove Musical Table in first, the Zhu Zhu Pets Hamster Toy Jilly in ...
The Zhu Zhu Pets QikReview: for iPhone and iPod Touch.AppmodoAh, Zhu Zhu Pets you either love them or you hate them. The iPhone app you'll just love. Zhu Zhu Pets were the hottest sensation for the holiday season in ...
Saint Louis UniversityCenter for Entrepreneurship Hosts Zhu Zhu Pets CreatorSaint Louis UniversityLOUIS - The Center for Entrepreneurship at Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business will host a program with Zhu Zhu Pets creator Russ Hornsby ...Business CalendarSt. Louis Post-Dispatchall 2 news articles »
Frisky Mongoose (press release)Zhu Zhu Pets Now Available on Big Fish GamesFrisky Mongoose (press release)For those who were shopping for children over the last holiday season, you probably heard multiple mentions of Zhu Zhu Pets, robotic hamsters that are ...
Cult of Mac (blog)Report: Keeping iPads in Stock a Tough Task for Apple StoresCult of Mac (blog)The less-expensive versions of the iPad (16GB and 32GB) have become the Zhu Zhu Pets of the tech world. Remember the news footage of parents going from ...and more »
For EBay Sellers, a Holiday Hamster HangoverAll Things Digital (blog)Jorge, a field inspector for a Southern California insurance company, had no idea what Zhu Zhu Pets were when his daughter asked for one for her seventh ...LETTER: Scalping of toys an immoral practiceSouthCoastToday.comall 4 news articles »
Cell phone shoppingPress of Atlantic CityCounting both mobile and traditional online purchases, eBay users bought more than 500000 Zhu Zhu Pets robotic hamsters. EBay, which is based in San Jose, ...and more »
Warning: Zhu Zhu Pets Hazardous to Kids' Hair!Momlogic.comMomlogic's Julie: The first thing I told my daughter when she got her Zhu Zhu pet was to keep it away from her hair. So far, she's listened. ...
Target worker fired for buying toysSan Jose Mercury NewsChristina Garcia says she bought two of the popular Zhu Zhu Pets an hour after she finished her shift on Dec. 2. She was fired on Dec. 22. ...Target employees fired for toy purchaseContra Costa Timesall 30 news articles »
Zhu Zhu Pets Causing New HeadacheNBC Dallas-Fort Worth"Zhu Zhu Pets are marketed for children 4 years of age and older and are designed to be played with on a smooth floor, or in or on specialized Zhu Zhu Pet ...Zhu Zhu Pets' purchase leads to firingWOAIZhu Zhu pets and hair don't mixSt. Louis Post-Dispatch (blog)all 8 news articles »
Zhu Zhu pets hamster are the most favorite this year. Walmart, Amazon etc have thousands of Zhu Zhu pets stocked up for Christmas at the best rates. They are the number one toy for children this year.
The best deals and offers are available online for
Los Angeles TimesAre parents pushing the Zhu Zhu Pets craze?Los Angeles TimesZhu Zhu Pets sell for $8 or $9 at stores (but are marked up considerably on EBay). (Joe Raedle / Getty Images / December 9, 2009) By Sandra Pedicini Parents ...Zhu Zhu pets available at Walmart, Toys R UsBaltimore Sun (blog)Zhu Zhu Pets hamsters test-marketed in PhoenixArizona RepublicMuch ado about Zhu ZhuChicago Tribune (blog)News Trends -10 Connects -ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)all 73 news articles »
The Associated PressAfter snow, a race to get gifts _ or just get homeThe Associated PressZhu Zhu Pets tragically left homeless. So as winter arrived Monday, people along the East Coast set out on slick sidewalks and roads to do the shopping they ...and more »
...daily deliveries of the Zhu Zhus up until Christmas. Not everyone in line Monday had a child to buy for. Some wanted Zhu Zhu Pets for themselves. And then there was Jim Parker of Clermont, seeking "one of these crazy things I've seen on TV" for his dogs,...
Seattle Post IntelligencerStalking the elusive Zhu Zhu: Where can I find this season's 'it' toy?Seattle Post IntelligencerIf you don't hang out with a lot of school-age girls, you may not know that Zhu Zhu Pets - a collection of cute, cooing, battery-powered ...Activision Publishing Signs Deal For Zhu Zhu Pets Toy Hamster GamesGamasutraWalmart stocks up for 3-day Zhu Zhu pet hamsters sale starting MondayAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Zhu Zhu Pets at Wal-Mart next weekMilwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)Toronto Star -MTV.com (blog) -Invention & Technology Newsall 132 news articles »
My father-in-law is 67 years old, suffers from bad knees and a bad back and recently retired from his 6-day-a-week job picking up dead bodies for a local funeral parlor.
To say that he is a hard worker is an understatement. The son of a metal worker,
BabyCenter - MomFormation
...year Zhu Zhu pets are the rage and can be found in many a kid's Santa letter. These annoying pseudo pets come in various colored hamster shaped varieties. Worse, there is a wide range of accessories to spend your hard earned money on. However, if you can't say...
We just got word that Kmart will get Zhu Zhu Pets stock. On Friday, December 18th, Kmart will be selling Zhu Zhu Pets online on Kmart.com.
On Sunday, December 20th, Kmart will then have Zhu Zhu Pets on sale in select Kmart stores. Zhu Zhu Pets will be
A.V. Club MilwaukeeHow to find a cheap Zhu Zhu PetChristian Science MonitorA popular, furry Zhu Zhu Pet went through the checkout counter at the Toys R Us store in Camp Hill, Pa., early Friday. Toys R Us handles so many of the ...A Zhu Zhu Heat Map: Where Pet Hamsters Are HotTIME (blog)Shoppers are scrambling for holiday's hottest toy: Zhu Zhu PetsPatriot-NewsMust-have Christmas toy, Zhu Zhu Pet, pronounced safeIndependentA.V. Club Milwaukee -San Francisco Chronicle (blog) -News Trendsall 84 news articles »
...animal costumes for Halloween 2009. Zhu Zhu Pet hamsters are said to be in stock at major toy stores. But are they? The Zhu Zhu pets seem to be the hot new trend this year for kids at Christmas. Looking for where to buy the Zhu Zhu pets for Christmas presents?...
Toy hamsters called Zhu Zhu pets have been in the news a lot lately. When I was a kid I had real hamsters, which carry hantavirus, various bacterial diseases, and bite quite a lot. Real hamsters are far more dangerous than the furry, plastic Zhu Zhu
...Christmas presents? You can find out where to buy the ZhuZhu pets that look like hamsters here. Also find out how to get Zhu Zhu pets when they are sold out. Zhu Zhu Pets and Toys R Us were paired up today. Zhu Zhu pets inspired lines at Toys R Us locations...
...hottest, hard to find toys for the 2009 Christmas season. Here are some ways you can find Zhu Zhu Pets this holiday season. Zhu Zhu Pets Hamster is the Hottest Toy for Christmas 2009. The newest artificially intelligent pet for children is the Zhu Zhu pet....
...immediately take action to protect children, Health Canada said in a statement released to QMI. Cepia LLC, the makers of Zhu Zhu Pets, CEO Russ Hornsby said GoodGuide used inferior testing methodology called XRF technology, which resulted in confusion over...
...is in the clear. The Consumer Product Safety Commission confirmed Monday that the holiday season's runaway hit toy, Zhu Zhu Pets, does not exceed federal standards for toxic chemicals. This Story Safety isn't guaranteed in Toyland Hit toy meets U.S. safety...
The Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO A consumer group that reported several of the holiday season's must-have toys are unsafe wants to make a correction.
Good Guide says it was wrong to claim in a Saturday statement that Zhu Zhu Pets robotic hamsters and International
...relieved and I'm glad that it was looked into really quickly," Kovacic said. "I don't think I'm going to return it now." Zhu Zhu Pets, which began showing up on EBay and other websites for four times the retail price, scamper around on wheels, make giggling...
Los Angeles Times
The company's CEO, Russ Hornsby said that "The results of every test prove that our products are in compliance with all government and industry safety standards." The company also has, on its website, a blurb titled "Correction of Misleading Testing