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KidScreen takes a look at the latest quirky products hitting the shelves

1. Teletubbies carpet by the meter: Shag or wall-to-wall?
Frick Teppichböden, Burgwald, Germany

2. *NSYNC Lip Balms: Lance-blue raspberry,
J.C.-watermelon, Chris-strawberry, Joey-green apple and Justin-vanilla
Famous Fixins, New York,...
September 1, 2000

KidScreen takes a look at the latest quirky products hitting the shelves

1. Teletubbies carpet by the meter: Shag or wall-to-wall?

Frick Teppichböden, Burgwald, Germany

2. *NSYNC Lip Balms: Lance-blue raspberry,

J.C.-watermelon, Chris-strawberry, Joey-green apple and Justin-vanilla

Famous Fixins, New York, NY

3. Shaft action figure in the likeness of Samuel L. Jackson. Stands seven inches tall, includes removable sunglasses and gun. Goes for US$8 to US$12.

McFarlane Toys, Tempe, AZ

4. Salem’s (of Sabrina the Teenage Witch) Mystery Magic Bubblegum-the tasty alternative to hairballs. So not only can this cat talk, he can chew gum too. The black, candy-coated gumballs (suggested retail price US$0.99) come in three mystery flavors (no, not licorice). Either trust fate, or find out what they are at www.bubblegum.com.

Amurol Confection, Yorkville, IL

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