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Releases: KAWS – “BFF” Vinyl Figures

Releases: KAWS – “BFF” Vinyl Figures

Following up the unveiling of his BFF statue in Bangkok last year (covered), as well as plush versions in blue and black, KAWS will be releasing vinyl versions of the figure tomorrow (October 18th).
Here's A Good Picard Figure

Here's A Good Picard Figure

Quantum Mechanix is releasing a line of big fancy action figures based on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the first one is Picard. Read more...
This is what happens when you use a fidget spinner in space

This is what happens when you use a fidget spinner in space

Fidget spinners are currently America’s trending toy, a simple device that spins on an axis. They require absolutely no effort, and many find them soothing. So what can make one of these little
Thrill your kids Christmas morning thanks to Amazon’s top 100 toys list

Thrill your kids Christmas morning thanks to Amazon’s top 100 toys list

Santa’s gonna have a busy year. The post Thrill your kids Christmas morning thanks to Amazon’s top 100 toys list appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Now you can float with Funko's Pennywise and Georgie set of IT figures

Now you can float with Funko's Pennywise and Georgie set of IT figures

Funko will be releasing a new set of figures from director Andy Muschietti’s big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT, reuniting Pennywise the Dancing Clown with the film’s young victim, Georgie
Another Good Overwatch Figure!

Another Good Overwatch Figure!

The excellent Tracer Figma (some of the world’s finest action figures) is now being joined by a Genji. Read more...
Hey ’90 kids, your prayers have been answered: Tamagotchi are back

Hey ’90 kids, your prayers have been answered: Tamagotchi are back

Don't let it starve to death (again). The post Hey ’90 kids, your prayers have been answered: Tamagotchi are back appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Tiny Cardboard Arcade Is An Awesome Kids' Meal Toy

Tiny Cardboard Arcade Is An Awesome Kids' Meal Toy

An ill-fated trip through the local Wendy’s drive through yesterday resulted in room temperature fries, the wrong size drink and confirmation of my children’s suspicions that not all chicken nuggets
Tamagotchi is coming back to offer you a chance at redemption

Tamagotchi is coming back to offer you a chance at redemption

If you were a kid in the '90s, you probably remember Tamagotchis. The virtual pets became a national craze and, by sheer accident, acquainted many of us with the concept of death in a way only years
The 17 most mind-blowing, scary toys at New York Comic Con

The 17 most mind-blowing, scary toys at New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con is one of the few places in the universe where adults are actually encouraged to play with toys. And not just toys, but awesome stuff like massive LEGO Pokemon, designer toys that
PowerUp Dart Kickstarter campaign surpasses goal by $1.2m with a week to go

PowerUp Dart Kickstarter campaign surpasses goal by $1.2m with a week to go

For those of you who haven't heard about it, PowerUp makes smartphone-controlled paper airplanes. They're relatively inexpensive, with a basic PowerUp 3.0 costing $24.99, and they work pretty well
Tamagotchi will return next month with six miniature designs

Tamagotchi will return next month with six miniature designs

It may not seem like so much time has passed, but the venerable Tamagotchi turns 20 this year (in the US, that is), and to mark the occasion Bandai Namco will release a special miniature version of
Qoobo is a “therapeutic” pillow with a wagging cat tail

Qoobo is a “therapeutic” pillow with a wagging cat tail

There are many theories on things that make humans happy. Some swear by scents, others with touch. This latest thing to come from Japan would have us believe that our worries can be swept away by the
Mattel Pulls Aristotle Children’s Device After Privacy Concerns

Mattel Pulls Aristotle Children’s Device After Privacy Concerns

Mattel’s Aristotle device was intended to be used in children’s rooms.
Eye Strain Is a Small Price to Pay For Having My Own Tiny Video Game Arcade

Eye Strain Is a Small Price to Pay For Having My Own Tiny Video Game Arcade

The smartphone in your pocket can perfectly emulate any video game from the ‘80s, but not the experience of crowding around a cabinet at an arcade, waiting to try the latest hit game. Fortunately, if
New York Comic Con: Check out the snazziest new toys and collectibles

New York Comic Con: Check out the snazziest new toys and collectibles

It's impossible to see everything at New York Comic Con no matter how hard you try because there's so much to catch. Luckily, there are fans all over the place at NYCC with cameras at the ready and
New Hatchimals Make Their Debut—and Your Kids Already Want Them
Sphero R2-Q5 brings R2-D2’s Imperial rival to life

Sphero R2-Q5 brings R2-D2’s Imperial rival to life

Sphero’s R2-D2 is getting an Imperial counterpart, with a limited-edition R2-Q5 joining the remote-control lineup. Expected to be a hit at NY Comic Con when it goes on sale from today, the R2-Q5 is
Calm Down With These Stress-Free, Non-Violent Video Games

Calm Down With These Stress-Free, Non-Violent Video Games

Inspired by games from the 2016 Self-Care Jam (which Kotaku mined for favorites), MetaFilter users recently named their favorite calming video games. Some will be familiar, but others are deep cuts by
Seedling’s Parker teddy bear uses AR to teach kids caregiving

Seedling’s Parker teddy bear uses AR to teach kids caregiving

Your teddy bear doesn’t need to be a (sometimes freaky) robot to be cool and hi-tech. It just needs an iPad or an iPhone. And maybe some imagination. Well, actually, you and your kid will need those