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May 26, 2008

Free bird?

devadutta @ 11:00 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1211842833 ) Play

One of the first toys of its kind. identify it

This toy was an important first step for a technology which we use extensively today…

Cracked by: Abid (Welcome, checkout the About page) , Prasad , Akshat , varuns88 , akhi , shivathilak , Ginkgo100 , udupendra , RajT , priyananda , sidsen , yaksha.

Answer:

Quoting Prasad

A Thaumatrope, one of the first optical toys.
It was used to demonstrate persistence of vision.
Its the pre-cursor to modern day animation.


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