Toys

On This Day Over 70 Years Ago, Mr. Potato Head Became First Toy Advertised On TV

No matter what other possessions we might own, imagination is a boundless well of potential. 75 years ago, inventory George…

3 months ago

40 Years After Original Cabbage Patch Riots: How A Former Clinic Started Stampedes

Every so often, toymakers capture lightning in a bottle that ends up exploding into a magnificent and volatile storm of…

7 months ago

Why Dolly From The ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ Movie Was Part Of The Misfit Toys

One of the sequences from the holiday classic Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, which has aired annually since the special made…

7 months ago

Brad Paisley, Kimberly Williams-Paisley Create Toy Store For Families In Need

It's the season of giving and Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley are giving all they've got for those in need.…

8 months ago

Traffic Lights, The Hollywood Sign, Bob Barker, And Other Icons Turn 100 In 2023

What do the Walt Disney Company, Yankee Stadium, and the National Christmas Tree all have in common? They are just…

12 months ago

How The Monkees Popularized A World-Famous Toy By Drinking

Hearing about the Monkees likely conjured to mind scenes from the television show or elicits some humming of their catchiest…

2 years ago

McDonald’s Adult Happy Meal Toys Are Hitting EBay For Thousands Of Dollars

There are some things that are not - and never again will be - available. When McDonald's produced an adult…

2 years ago

Toys R Us Gives Shoppers Holiday Miracle With Massive Reopening

With roots reaching back to 1948, Toys R Us holds a strong nostalgic power that assured families there was still…

2 years ago

10 Dangerous Toys That Were Pulled Off the Market

Do you remember any of these trecherous toys? Check out the list to see the trinkets that ended up doing…

2 years ago

Water Wiggle Made Staying Cool A Very Dangerous Affair

The summer heat beats down on any who brave the outdoors. People use awnings, fans, cool drinks, pools, fire hydrants,…

2 years ago

LEGO 90th Anniversary Encourages Kids And Adults To Embrace Their Creativity

LEGO, from the Danish phrase "leg godt," meaning "play well." As a company in the business of interlocking toys, the…

2 years ago

Greatest Toys From The ’70s No Kids Would Appreciate Today And Why

Grow up in just the right era, and no one would change their childhood for anything. It's not unreasonable to…

3 years ago