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Consumer Safety Group Unveils Its 'Worst Toys' List

Consumer Safety Group Unveils Its 'Worst Toys' List

Nov 19
Fidget spinners, a plastic Wonder Woman battle sword and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holidays.

New Inductees At Toy Hall Of Fame

New Inductees At Toy Hall Of Fame

Nov 12
The board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball and the paper airplane are the newest inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame.

Paper Planes and Sand Among 12 Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

Paper Planes and Sand Among 12 Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

Sep 13
No-frills toys including the paper airplane, sand and play food are among 12 finalists vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Jun 23
A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

Barbie's Companion Ken Gets New Looks: Man Bun, Beefy Bod

By Joseph Pisani | Jun 21
He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, including different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles.

Consumer Group Releases Annual List of Dangerous Summer Toys

Jul 2
Toy guns, kiddie pools, hoverboards and backyard trampolines are among the playthings that made a consumer watchdog's annual list of hazardous summer toys.

NJ Teen Wants Easy-Bake Oven to Appeal to Boys

By Michelle R. Smith | Dec 13
An 13-year-old girl from New Jersey is urging Hasbro to make its iconic Easy-Bake Oven in gender neutral colors and to feature boys on its packaging and has even started an online campaign, which has earned the support of celebrity chef Bobby Flay.

Canine Dog Bone Glows for Good

Oct 24
Just in time for Daylight Savings, Planet Dog is pleased to offer the Orbee-Tuff Glow Bone. The new dog toy is being launched in celebration of the socially responsible pet industry leader’s 10 years of giving.

Pleasure Objects and the Pursuit of Pleasure, According to LELO

By M. M. Adjarian | Oct 18
After discovering in 2003 that no sex toys existed that "had any sort of design aesthetic." three Swedes founded LELO, a company known throughout the world as the producer of the best pleasure products around.

High-Tech Hot Toys : Holiday Gifts (With Low Prices)

By MAE ANDERSON | Oct 1
Toy prices overall have come down, but technology has gotten better. The highest-priced toy on the list is $69.99.

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