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48 Toy Inspired Innovations

— March 14, 2009 — Pop Culture
Toys are not just fun, they're also a source of inspiration. Usually toys are associated with children and pets, but it is not unusual for adult humans and some non-domesticated animals to play with toys.

Take a look at these toy inspired innovations including green toys, sex toys, toys as business cards,furniture made out of toys, racially sensitive toy ads, toys for pigs, celebrity dog toys and yogurt containers as toys.

Implications - My favorite among these toy-inspired innovations has got to be the drugged-out toys, which feature dolls that look as though they've succumb to the effects of major drug usage. Why get strung out yourself when you can play with dolls that do that for you?
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Sleek Toys for Bathtime
Sleek Toys for Bathtime
Kid O Floating Ducks Are a Contemporary Twist on the Original
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Childhood Toys Evolved
Childhood Toys Evolved
Tater of the Lost Ark is the New Mr. Potato Head
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Eco-Friendly Dog Toys
Eco-Friendly Dog Toys
Simply Fido Only Uses Unbleached Fibers and Organic Cotton
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44
Recreating Film With Toys
Recreating Film With Toys
'Warriors' Come out To Play Again Through Mezco Toyz
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Toys as Cleaning Tools
Toys as Cleaning Tools
The Dust Bunny
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42
Film Director Toy Tributes
Film Director Toy Tributes
Michael Lau's 'SK3' Series for MINDstyle Honors Stanley Kubrick
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41
Kung Fu Desktop Toys
Kung Fu Desktop Toys
Kanfuboi Kicks You Away From Work
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40
Educational Plush Toys
Educational Plush Toys
Activist 'Good News Grizzly' Takes Up Armor for Charity
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39
Retro Toys Go High Tech
Retro Toys Go High Tech
Rubik's Touch Cube Is The Techno Version of the 80s Game
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Eco-Friendly Toys
Eco-Friendly Toys
Toys R Us Goes Green
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37
Toys for Trekkies
Toys for Trekkies
Special-Edition Barbie Dolls Released as Tie-In to Upcoming 'Star Trek' Prequel
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36
Toy Addiction Ads
Toy Addiction Ads
TRENDS Encourages Placing Phones Out of Reach For Prevention
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35
Public Parking for Toy Cars
Public Parking for Toy Cars
Ad Proves Hot Wheels Are As Lifelike as Their Full-Sized Brethren
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Sustainable Toys for Tots
Sustainable Toys for Tots
LoooLo Textiles' Play Food is Beautiful and Biodegradable
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33
Offensive Child Toy Marketing
Offensive Child Toy Marketing
Strapya's Hip-Shaking Product Description Misses the Mark
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Chairs From Toy Blocks
Chairs From Toy Blocks
Pepe Heykoop's 'Brickchair' Stacks Up Instant Design Recognition
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Toys for Children With Cancer
Toys for Children With Cancer
The Dilus
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Cult Toy Store Expansions
Cult Toy Store Expansions
Kidrobot Storms UK With ‘Ye Olde English Dunny' Series
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Robotic Toys
Robotic Toys
Inud the Robo-Dog
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28
Star Wars Graffiti Toys
Star Wars Graffiti Toys
$2,000 Aurebesh AT-AT Vehicle
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Recession Era Toys
Recession Era Toys
Discovery Paper Recycling Studio Is An Eco-Friendly, Fun DIY
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Drugged-Out Toys
Drugged-Out Toys
COED Magazine's "Toys On Dope" Need an Intervention
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Gruesome Toys
Gruesome Toys
The 'Dismember-Me' Zombie Doll
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Obsessive Toy Collectors
Obsessive Toy Collectors
Pikabellechu, The World's Biggest Pokemon Fan
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Toys For Pigs
Toys For Pigs
D2B Award Winning Design
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Gay Action Figures
Gay Action Figures
Pink Plastic Suckadelic Toys That Shouldn't be Left in the Closet
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21
Leading Car Designers Creating Toys
Leading Car Designers Creating Toys
Honda Wins Hot Wheels Design Competition
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Recyclable Toys
Recyclable Toys
Green Toys to Support Environmentally-Friendly Childhood Fun
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Yogurt Container Is A Toy
Yogurt Container Is A Toy
Yo'play Makes Recycling Fun
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Fashionable Dog Toys
Fashionable Dog Toys
Ruff Lauren and Jimmy Chew by Finn + Sootie
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Heating Homes with Toys
Heating Homes with Toys
The LEGO Radiator
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Toy-Inspired Interior Design
Toy-Inspired Interior Design
Rubik's Cube Mania Pervades Fashion, Art and Furniture
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Modular Toy Furniture
Modular Toy Furniture
'TOYS' Add Dog-Like Charm to Your Contemporary Modern Decor
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14
Manga-Inspired Friendship Dolls
Manga-Inspired Friendship Dolls
Momiji Dolls Are Cute Harajuku Toys for Adults or Kids
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13
Papercraft Robots
Papercraft Robots
Shin Tanaka Collaborates with Giant Robot Magazine for These Toy Bots
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Dodecahedral Puzzle Toys
Dodecahedral Puzzle Toys
The 'Petaminx' is Like a Rubik's Cube on Steroids
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Cityscapes Made of Toys
Cityscapes Made of Toys
New York City Replica Made Entirely of LEGO Blocks
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Personalized Mini-Me Dolls
Personalized Mini-Me Dolls
ModelWorks Toys Let You Design Your Own Replica
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Fashionable Toy Guns
Fashionable Toy Guns
Couture House Lanvin Geeks it Up With Lego and Pacman
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Rebellious Toys
Rebellious Toys
Pierced BeGoth Fashion Dolls with Tattoos Don't Conform to Barbie Beautiful
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Toy Car Washes
Toy Car Washes
Inflatable 'Splash Wash' Lets Kids Clean Their Pedal Cars and Trikes
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Budget-Friendly DIY Toys
Budget-Friendly DIY Toys
Free Papercraft Projects to Print and Assemble
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Toys as Business Cards
Toys as Business Cards
Custom Made Miniature LEGO Figurines To Represent You
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Equine Toys
Equine Toys
Equi-Spirit Balls Promote Horse Play
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Sex Toys As Furniture
Sex Toys As Furniture
Matteo Cibic's Objects of Pleasure Include Furnishings and Jewelery
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Innovative Intimate Toys
Innovative Intimate Toys
FleshBot Releases Top 10 List For Adult Fun
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Overweight Toys
Overweight Toys
Fat Barbie, Superman and LEGO Figures Highlight Child Obesity
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