Matt has just been named UK yo-yo
champion for his impressive set of skills.
When his friend gave him a yo-yo
the following year, the dextrous Mr.
It's been about 80 years since the yo-yo
first became popular in this country (although the oldest known yo-yo
dates back to around 500 B.C.) and, still, it holds an appeal for both children and adults.
The new world record for the highest number of simultaneous spinning yo-yos
comes as retailers predict 2010 to be the toy's year of comeback, reports the Telegraph.
"I had a Tamagotchi when I was younger, and I used to play with yo-yos
like Sterling's have been redesigned to maximize their ability to snooze (see Nuts & Bolts, p.
The high-teching of yo-yos
has fomented a revolution in the ways in which people play with yo-yos
Horizon Organic Yo-Yos
cup yogurt for toddlers is made with organic fruit and one percent low-fat milk.
Marc, who supplied Victorian-style wooden yo-yos
with the Titanic logo, said: "They keep fobbing me off.
"We don't make yo-yos
anymore, but we use them occasionally for promotional giveaways," says Farrell, a career employee with Dover Corp.
Other new recycled products include pens made from cardboard, yo-yos
made from plastic foam, Frisbees made from old video cases, and mouse pads made from recycled rubber.
You've overbought bad: one million red plastic Teddy Grahams Breakfast Bears yo-yos
...160,000 miniature American Flags--the kind used during patriotic celebrations...12,000 children's plastic back-packs with automobile pictures and day-glo green zippers.