Toys

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Consumer Group Lists ’10 Worst Toys’ for Kids

A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group.

11/20/2014

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National Toy Hall of Fame to Induct 2014 Class

Fisher-Price Little People are facing off against little green army men for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

11/06/2014

Evan, from the YouTube channel "EvanTubeHD," reviews a Minecraft Lego set.

Toy Makers’ New Darlings: Tiny Critics on YouTube

A snaggletooth eight-year-old. A middle schooler with a punk rocker bob cut and big earrings. Tween siblings with a penchant for playing.

11/05/2014

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Study: Chemicals In Soaps, Toys, Sunscreens May Inhibit Sperm

They’re chemicals found in everyday products — but new research says they may have a harmful effect on fertility.

05/16/2014

Operation Homefront at the Moose Lodge in Lorton, Va. (Photo credit: WNEW's Cameron Thompson)

Operation Homefront Delivers Toys to Military Families

Operation Homefront is giving hundreds of military families and their children an early start on the Christmas holiday thanks to a toy distribution party at the Moose Lodge in Lorton Sunday afternoon.

12/15/2013

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys'R'Us.  (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Study: Dangerous Toys Still Find Their Way To Stores

A new report shows that even though toys have been getting safer in recent years, dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on store shelves.

12/01/2013

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Wal-Mart Lets Kids Pick ‘Hot Toys’ for Holidays

Lots of retailers come out with “hot toy” lists every holiday season, but this year Wal-Mart decided to try something different: let kids rate their favorite toys.

09/12/2013

Oscar the Grouch

Toy Safety Report Finds Some Dangers

A report released Tuesday from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group found just over a dozen toys on store shelves that violate federal safety standards.

11/22/2011

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