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Hacked Furby Knows When You're Near

One of the classics of circuit bending is to mess around with the clock chip that drives the CPU in simple noise-making toys. took this a step further with… 176 more words

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The 20 year old confession

I grew up with red hair, curly red hair, an afro-tastic mess of fiery madness. I was a bold and independent child, I remember telling my class I was born in china and that I was a close relative to the notorious Ariel of The little mermaid and you know what?? 454 more words

Harry Potter Furby

My daughter asked me to draw a Harry Potter Furby for her, and here is the final result.

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Dear Agnes

Dear Agnes,

I miss you. I miss the sound of your voice. I miss the sparkle of your eyes. I miss your hair and the way it cascaded down your shoulders, crawling with lice. 1,050 more words

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A New Generation Of Furbies Is Here To Terrify Us All Over Again

Ready to feel extremely old? Okay, here goes: Furbies hit shelves for the first time 18 years ago. That’s right — everybody’s favorite terror-inducing electronic… 562 more words

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Furby gets updated again for the smartphone era

A good Furby doesn’t die, it just runs out of batteries. And maybe, if you’re lucky, it evolves every few years or so. Back in 2012, Hasbro brought the cuddly little iconic monster back from the toy grave with an electronic update. 160 more words

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