Hot Wheels Volcano

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  • Hot Wheels is a Hardy Boys novel.
  • Hot Wheels is a brand of die cast toy car, introduced by American toymaker Mattel in 1968. It was the primary competitor of Matchbox until 1996, when Mattel acquired rights to the Matchbox brand from Tyco.
  • Hot Wheels is a thirty minute Saturday morning animated television series broadcast on ABC from 1969 to 1971, under the primary sponsorship of Mattel Toys.
  • vent: a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
  • A mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are or have been erupted from the earth's crust
  • a mountain formed by volcanic material
  • A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet's surface or crust, which allows hot magma, ash and gases to escape from below the surface.
  • An intense suppressed emotion or situation liable to burst out suddenly
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Hot Wheels Slimecano Playset
Hot Wheels Slimecano Playset
Slimecano wants you. Enter into the ultimate Lava Land adventure where only the fast survive. Will you escape Slimecano or will he melt you for breakfast? Slimecano spews lava, throws boulders, shakes and grumbles. Start at the fuel up, launch, Slimecano erupts, time it right and way you go. Don't get stuck in the pit or you loose. Hot Wheels vehicles sold separately. For use with select 1:64 scale Hot Wheels vehicles. Requires 3 "AA" batteries (not included). Measures 23"L x 30"W x 21.5"H.

Those of us who spend a lot of time looking at, evaluating, and playing with toys often complain that they all start to look alike after a while. After all, a racetrack is a racetrack and a doll is a doll right? But once in a while, a toy comes along that really makes us sit up and take notice. In that vein, the Hot Wheels Slimecano is easily the weirdest toy we've seen in a long time. The idea is to power up your Hot Wheels car (none included) using a special charger at the base of a big brown mountain with a creepy snake face carved into it. Then while the mountain starts spewing slime, you race to the top, avoiding falling boulders and trying to successfully jump over a pit of goo. The mountain shakes periodically and plays five different sound effects. The Slimecano promises a lot of action and happily it's well-designed so everything works pretty well. Although we're not sure how much sustained play value the Slimecano will have over the course of months and years, it at least brings a unique and bizarre element to the racetrack category. --Charlie Williams

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Sky clearing over Shiprock
Sky clearing over Shiprock
0 PHOTOGRAPH PARTICULARS 0 These are the last two photographs I took on day four of our 12 day four corners road trip. Had the weather been better and the back roads not so muddy, we might have tried to get closer to shiprock for some photo ops. These two photos were taken from the highway as we passed by. Shiprock is the remains (the throat) of an ancient volcano. It rises 1,500 feet above the surrounding high desert and 7,100 feet above sea level. It was first called “the needle” but later, many thought it resembled the outline of a sea going clipper ship, thus the Anglo name of shiprock. Shiprock is on Navajo land and climbing it and other sacred monuments within their land is no longer permitted. It was first climbed in 1939 by a Sierra Club party, which included David Brower. Their climb utilized expansion bolts for protection for the first time on an American climb. Today pitons and bolts have been mostly replaced with removable cam devices (Friends etc.) and do not leave metal behind after a climb. After passing shiprock, we drove on to Farmington, New Mexico where we had motel rooms reserved, and were looking forward to day five, which would include a visit to the Bisti (pronounced Biss Tie) badlands and then Chaco Canyon. 0 ACTIVITIES DAY FOUR OF TWELVE 0 Day Four was pretty much a “travel” day on this road trip. We left Moab Thursday morning and headed for Farmington, New Mexico. We took a short trip west into the start of the Needles district of Canyonlands NP to see Newspaper Rock. Years ago, my wife and I had traveled into the Needles district with our four wheel drive Isuzu Trooper, driven the sand wash down Salt Creek and Horse Canyon to hike to Fortress and Castle Arch. Ed and I decided at Newspaper Rock to back track a short ways and try a paved “loop” route into Monticello. We climbed high and steadily on FR 174. The views were outstanding. At a “T” we turned right to a small frozen lake set in an aspen grove (Shay Road to Aspen Flat). Returning to Forest Road 174 we almost made it to the summit, when we ran into snow on the road too deep to tackle. A newer car had been left in the middle of the road, where they had become stuck. We retraced our route down the side of the Abajo Mountains (Abajo translates to “under” in Spanish), then on to Blanding, Utah. Here we had one of the best meals on the trip (Homestead Steakhouse). We visited the modern “Edge of the Cedars” Native American museum at Blanding then drove to Hovenweep National Monument. I kept shaking my head at all the changes that had taken place over the years since my wife and I made trips to the area. In the 70s the Edge of the Cedars was just a dirt trail to an overlook and pour over by some cliff dwellings. Back then, we had driven miles of dirt road to Hovenweep, to an unmanned small ranger’s station and parked right next to Castle ruin. We hiked down into the canyon to square tower ruin. On the last trip I filmed my wife and our kids hiking the area with a VHS movie camera. But now, Ed and I drove his comfortable Jeep on paved roads all the way to a large modern well staffed visitors’ center at Hovenweep, where the trail out to Castle ruin is paved. No longer are you allowed to hike down into the canyon floor beside Square Tower ruin. That said, the loop hike along the rim that has been developed, the excellent visitors’ center, and the helpful rangers - - make a visit and hike worthwhile. It also provides more protection to the ruins that unfortunately, occasionally are vandalized. From Hovenweep we headed for Farmington via back roads, with me constantly having heated arguments with the GPS navigator I choose to call “The NUVI lady”. She is usually right but when she errs it is a big one. We didn’t travel the route we intended to Farmington, but we got there. Shiprock was a footnote stop on the way to Farmington. With rain in the area we didn’t want to take any of the dirt roads leading close to it, so satisfied ourselves with “roadside” snapshots of the brooding volcanic neck that was such a classic landmark to early travelers (Shiprock). 0 3,875 MILE/12 DAY ~ 4 CORNERS ROAD TRIP OVERVIEW 0 At the start of year 2011, I made tentative plans to take a two week solo “road trip” through the Four Corners area (The Colorado Plateau), during the last half of March. Then, if my wife could get the time needed off from her part time job, I also planned a “road trip” vacation to the Southwest, in April with her. When I put the plan together for the March trip, I decided to see if an old friend of mine, Ed (Flickr’s: OldWrangler), might be interested in joining me. I volunteered to take my old four wheel drive pickup truck and split the gasoline expense with him. We would each get an inexpensive motel room on the road to serve as “base camps” to hike, photograph, and explore back roads in the Four Corners area. Not only did Ed accept but he also proposed that we take his brand new 4-door Jeep Wrangler instead of m
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