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Aurora Blog — 2016

2016 - A Look Back

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2016 - A Look Back

2016 was a whirlwind of a year, and we had our own momentous events throughout.  One of the highlights of the year was the launching of our very own blog right here, and we couldn't be more excited to see where this year of 2017 will take us. Before we start the next step, however, we wanted to take a look back on our blog posts. In this list, we look at some of the more popular topics, occurrences, and studies that we went over since our launch back in September 2016.     The Top 5 Animals that Make...

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4 Cute and Interesting Facts about the Penguin

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4 Cute and Interesting Facts about the Penguin

Unlike the ugly pigeon or noisy , penguins are almost universally adored for their cuteness and friendly perception. While decades of movies and popular culture have helped fuel this adoration, there are many more simple yet interesting facts about the penguin that make them so appealing to us.     1. Penguins only live in the Southern Hemisphere While some people are mistaken and believe that penguins live in both the north and south poles, in reality penguins can only be found on the bottom half of the earth. While the most popular penguins today are Antarctica based species (i.e....

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7 Simple Reasons to Enjoy November

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7 Simple Reasons to Enjoy November

November is at an unfortunate place in the year. With Christmas, the holidays, and wintry fun closer than ever before, people are often ready to leave November in the dust and blow full steam ahead to December.  Just look at your local stores. Shops will have pulled out all of the Christmas and holiday decorations and sale signs (if they haven't already), with seemingly no love left for November, Thanksgiving, or the last days of fall. This is a shame, because November is a month that has its own unique perks and joys worth celebrating. Here are just a couple reasons...

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Gnomlins Video Review by HeyThatsMike on Youtube

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Gnomlins Video Review by HeyThatsMike on Youtube

A while back when our Gnomlins were first beginning to make a splash, we heard a cry for help from someone who seemed to be suffering from the ever so fearsome "GDD" (Gnomlin-Deprivation Disease). OMG I must have one of these!! https://t.co/cpAv4i2tFM via @TheToyInsider @AuroraWorld #ChillinWithMyGnomlin — Hey Thats Mike (@HeyThatsMike) April 27, 2016   After some debate, we decided to ship some out to help the poor man.    @AuroraWorld will do and thank you! — Hey Thats Mike (@HeyThatsMike) April 28, 2016     Luckily, Mike and Holly were very happy to receive these adorable little gnomes, and...

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Why Plush Can Make a Great Last Minute Gift!

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Why Plush Can Make a Great Last Minute Gift!

No one means to procrastinate. It just ends up happening… right? Either way, it is never good to be in a situation where you’re rushing last minute to buy a gift for that birthday party, office white elephant, or family gift exchange that you've been ignoring for quite some time now. It can be extremely irritating, as you just can’t think of a type of gift that would work.   Enter the fluffy solution to your self-inflicted dilemma.   A plush can be a great gift for almost anyone for two major reasons: Their cuteness and their utility.   Cuteness If someone...

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