The popular Earbud Yo-Yo
from Covington Creations will be branded, marketed and sold by students from the Castle View High School Business Academy.
He's placed highly in numerous events, so it's also pretty clear that he isn't just another yo-yo
in the competitive yo-yo
, which gained widespread popularity during the decade following the 1929 Wall Street crash, is being lapped up again by parents turning to inexpensive toys for their children in the time of the recession.
It may be more than 2,500 years old, but the yo-yo
's appeal seems timeless, gauging from the interest stirred by a program that yo-yo
world champ Jason Tracy presented Tuesday.
The needle and syringe included with the Pump-It-Up Air Yo-Yo
are designed for use with the pump, which inflates the hollow rubber balls.
Craig Squires, 17, a former shop assistant from North London, now travels the country demonstrating tricks since he was selected by the makers of Pro-Yo yo-yos
as Britain's top exponent.
What is the most unusual yo-yo
you have in your collection?
Studying the motions involved in rhythmic activities such as playing with a yo-yo
and juggling could help make robots more stable when walking, Peter Bentley, a specialist in bioinspired computing at University College London, told New Scientist.
TESCO offers a pack of four yo-yos
, Groucho Marx-type specs and moustaches and pinball games for 48p a pack.
The alert was issued after 30 of the yo-yos
were seized by Northamptonshire council's trading standards office.
The books on yo-yos
tend to be really old,'' Jacobsen said.
Mr Bancroft said, 'I will have 4,500 yo-yos
ready and all people have to do is sign up and join in.