Baby Einstein Takealong Tunes

Brand:  Baby Einstein

Product:  Baby Einstein Takealong Tunes

Summary:  It's like an iPod for babies!  Contains seven high-quality classical music melodies, with lights that change to the rhythm!  The built-in caterpillar-shaped handle is great for little grabbing hands (and possibly teething mouths, too...but I'm not an expert).

Price:  About $10

Parts from:  China

Police Helicopter


Brand:  LEGO

Product:  Police Helicoptericon

Summary:  With this minifigure police officer patrolling the brick-lined skies in his helicopter, LEGO high speed chase instigators don't have a chance.

Price:  About $10

Parts from: Denmark, Hungary, Mexico, China, and the Czech Republic. (Or varies, depending on the LEGO Group's current mode of production - see press release.)

LibriVox Christmas Carol Collection 2009

Here are 30 free Christmas songs from performers from all over the world:

If you subscribe to the Poderamos Podcast, you’ll be able to download the mono version of Ryan DeRamos’ rendition of “It Came upon the Midnight Clear” (or just right-click and ‘save target/link as’).  Ryan recorded four songs for the LibriVox collection (in mono), and DeRamos Music will very soon reissue these tracks in stereo.