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Google doodle celebrates Frank Hornby, model railway creator

www.guardian.co.uk
Briton born 150 years ago in 1863 was also the inventor of Meccano and Dinky ToysThe birth of one of the world's greatest inventors of toys is celebrated with a Google doodle featuring trains, tracks and other model railway paraphernalia.Frank Hornby, the inventor of Hornby model railways, Meccano and Dinky...
Google doodle celebrates Frank Hornby, model railway creator

Giant 1950s robot Gygan up for sale

www.guardian.co.uk
Eight-foot-tall radio-controlled robot capable of responding to voice or light ray commands is to be auctioned in LondonGygan, a giant radio-controlled robot, which more than half a century ago entranced the world by flashing its car headlamp-like eyes, turning its head stiffly from left to right, and shuffling forwards at...
Giant 1950s robot Gygan up for sale
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Deconstructing Meccano

www.independent.co.uk
This is the story of a great British icon, which, despite being full of holes, conquered the world. It is also the story of why that icon is no longer British but French; why the icon is about to become the hero of an American, 3-D animated movie; and why...
Deconstructing Meccano
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