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    FurReal Friends Torch Review

    We all had stuffed animals when we were young, but it’s the 21st century, and our kids expect more from their stuffies than just being soft and cuddly. FurReal Friends add a little life to your child’s playtime — they respond to your child with endearing lights, sounds, and motions. Torch is no exception. You may be […]

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    A Barbie Movie Starring Amy Schumer is Coming in 2018

    Until now, Barbie’s film history has been limited to direct-to-DVD animated movies, but that’s going to change in a couple years. Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures, which had previously purchased a Barbie script, has managed to get Amy Schumer to get on board to rewrite the script and star. Schumer is better known for more adult […]

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    Holiday Gift Guide: For Kids

    The kids — it’s where the holidays are won or lost. We’re going to help make sure you don’t do the latter with a over a dozen gift suggestions that are sure to please the little ones. And yeah, we know, most of them have probably already submitted their wish lists in triplicate, but a little […]

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    Plus-Size Supermodel Ashley Graham Gets Her Own Proportional Barbie Doll

    Barbie’s gone through a lot of changes the past few years. Faced with mounting criticism of the doll’s unrealistic proportions and narrow appeal, Mattel introduced Barbie dolls of various body types and skin tones. The message was that Barbie is becoming a doll for every girl — the company took pains to note that all the […]

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    Loot Crate October 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    Just in time for Halloween, October’s Loot Crate had our spines tingling with a crate full of frightening icons representing a HORROR theme. They’re coming to get you… Exclusive The Walking Dead Negan Sluggers T-Shirt – This T-shirt features AMC’s The Walking Dead. Season 7 returns October 23 to our delight! Exclusive Leatherface Phunny Plush – We […]

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    Play-Doh is Going Digital With the Help of Apple

    We’ve seen our fair share of toys making the jump to apps over the years, enough to make the idea the norm instead of the exception. But today, we’re talking Play-Doh, and the new app and playset they’ve made is so interesting that Apple has decided to sell it in their retail stores. I’m pretty […]

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    This LEGO Getaway Racer is Ready to Race onto (and Across) Your Desk

    We’re loving all the showpiece Lego cars we’ve been seeing lately, but sometimes, we like a more technical challenge. Good thing Lego has a whole line of sets for that! The more complex Lego Technic line is no stranger to cars, putting out some fun builds like the Porsche 911. Their latest, appropriately, is a […]

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    Watch This Lego Bot Automate Halloween

    Not about to be bothered by all those trick-or-treaters on Halloween? Someone’s come up with a win-win solution — the CandyBot. Made from Lego bricks and a Lego Mindstorms robotics set, the CandyBot can dish out candy all by itself. Andy Milluzzi is a big Lego fan and the mastermind behind CandyBot. Using parts from a […]

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    The Beatles are Getting Lego Minifigs in a Yellow Submarine Set

    Looks like licensing is getting a little easier when it comes to The Beatles. It seems not so long ago that finding their music was impossible online (excluding piracy), but that line got crossed in the end. Now, we’re even getting their likenesses in Lego form in a new Yellow Submarine set, thanks to a […]

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    Loot Crate September 2016 Review and Coupon

    Roaming into the fall with SPEED, September’s Loot Crate celebrates some of the most exciting ways to go really fast! From Vehicles to meta-human powers, there is something for everyone in this month’s box. So tie up your laces, fill up your tanks, and get ready to go: Exclusive The Flash Car Hood Ornament-Style Fig […]

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    Funko Debuts Golden Girls Action Figures at New York Comic Con

    The 2016 Golden Girls renaissance continues. Funko must have been inundated with demand for the four Golden Girls Pop! Figurines they released earlier this year, because at New York Comic Con this week, they released yet another set of figures. This time, Dorothy, Blanche, Rose, and Sophia are getting the action figure treatment, with poseable […]

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    Teddy Ruxpin Gets a Second Comeback, Now With Animated Eyes

    Teddy Ruxpin was one of the most successful early robot buddies of his day. Well, he wasn’t full-on robot, but he had a moving mouth he could use to tell stories played from a cassette tape player on his backside. But, technology changes with the times. In 2006, Teddy got a technical upgrade with cartridges instead of […]

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    LEGO Speeds in With a Caterham Seven 620R Model

    British sports car manufacturer Caterham is so cool that I’ve never heard of them — and that’s not sarcasm, the coolest things in life are generally the things I’ve never heard of. Looks like they’re a company faithful to the classic sports car style, while using some very modern and very powerful engines on the inside. […]

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    The Empire Demands Total Obedience With Star Wars Simon

    What better game to bear the visage of Darth Vader than one that brutally punishes failure to follow simple instructions? Fortunately, I don’t think Star Wars Simon will Force choke you out if you hit red instead of blue, but then again, you might want to err on the side of caution. Star Wars Simon, […]

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    Loot Crate August 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    August lets your ANTI-HERO out of the closet by celebrating heroes that aren’t quite as squeaky clean as let’s say Clark Kent. Here’s what we found in August’s box: Exclusive Harley Quinn Q-Fig by QMx – This figurine has been designed exclusively for looters, and Ms Quinn is rocking her classic suit for it. Exclusive Archer […]

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    This Steamboat Willie Lego Set Hopeful is a Real Dreamboat

    This ship needs to pull into port, pronto! Mickey Mouse made it big in Steamboat Willie, but the early Disney classic hasn’t gotten enough love in recent years. Lego Ideas user szabomate90 wants to change that. Their proposed Steamboat Willie set is a small 156-piece replica of the ship from the movie. True to the […]