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Lava Lamps: Business Continues, Even After 50 Years Lava Lamps: Business Continues, Even After 50 Years

Lava lamps, everyone’s favorite toy from the ’60s, is now able to celebrate its 50th birthday. It continues to be profitable, even after all these years. Lava lamps became a popular toy for many people during the ’60s and it …

Netflix Just Got A Bunch Of New LEGO Titles Netflix Just Got A Bunch Of New LEGO Titles

A bunch of new LEGO titles just went live today on Netflix, joining some that were already available. A spokesperson for the company tells us that the following titles were just added: LEGO Friends, LEGO Hero Factory, LEGO Atlantis, LEGO …

Kids Remain Focal Point Of Netflix Marketing Kids Remain Focal Point Of Netflix Marketing

Netflix has released yet another ad pushing its Netflix Kids offering with a new YouTube upload “Netflix ‘Supplies’ Ad Spot”. “Everyone remembers building a pillow fort as a kid. Now imagine you could take Netflix inside!” the company says in …

LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one …

Netflix Now Has Every Single Episode of Goosebumps and The Magic School Bus Netflix Now Has Every Single Episode of Goosebumps and The Magic School Bus

Netflix is capitalizing on the back-to-school craze by adding some titles that bring back memories of grade school, especially book fairs. Well, at least for me. Ah, nostalgia. Starting today, you will be able to stream all 74 episodes of …

Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical Is Precisely As Awesome As It Sounds Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical Is Precisely As Awesome As It Sounds

As you probably know, it’s now only 6 days until the premiere of Breaking Bad. That means that in about 9 weeks, we will know the final fate of Walt, Jesse, Hank, and all of the other Breaking Bad characters …

Amazon Kicks Off a Round of Pilots with 5 New Kids Shows Amazon Kicks Off a Round of Pilots with 5 New Kids Shows

Back in April, Amazon debuted 14 new pilots – a mix of kids shows and adult shows. They opened up all the pilots for users to watch, for free, in order to provide feedback on which pilots should be developed …

As School Draws Near, Netflix Starts Marketing To Kids As School Draws Near, Netflix Starts Marketing To Kids

While most of the attention Netflix has been getting lately is related to its original shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, which are very adult-themed, the company has been placing a great deal of emphasis …

Are Search Engines Doing Enough To Deter Child Abuse? Are Search Engines Doing Enough To Deter Child Abuse?
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Are search engines like Google and Bing doing enough to combat child exploitation and those seeking out images of it? That’s a question that’s on a lot of people’s minds this week as Microsoft has said that it will include …

Medical Marijuana for Children: Is Pediatric Pot Worth It? Medical Marijuana for Children: Is Pediatric Pot Worth It?
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The legalization of marijuana, even for medicinal purposes, is one of those political issues that everyone seems to have inordinately strong opinions about. Well, good news, debate fans, now it’s for kids. Doctors are at odds as to whether prescribing …

These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think

Pixie Scientific has developed Smart Diapers (that’s their actual name) that can send information to parents’ smartphones. And no, it’s not to let you know when the baby has peed or pooped. The smartness actually comes in the form of …

Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail
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Less than three months after admitting to making threats to shoot over 200 schoolchildren, a 24-year-old British man has been sentenced to 28 months in jail. Back in April, Reece Elliot admitting to making the following comments on Facebook. They …

FTC’s Stricter Rules on Collecting Kid’s Data Are Now in Effect FTC’s Stricter Rules on Collecting Kid’s Data Are Now in Effect
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Today, the Federal Trade Commission’s updated Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act rules officially go into effect. The modifications, first announced last year, attempt to keep the safeguards on the collection of young children’s information current with expanding technology. The new …

Guy Plays Dubstep on a My First Sony [VIDEO] Guy Plays Dubstep on a My First Sony [VIDEO]
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Just give this guy some speakers, a decent light show, and a few thousand sweaty twenty-somethings and you’ve got yourself one hell of a concert. I wish I could’ve been this good at playing my toys back in the 80s. …

‘Khaleesi’ Is Now a Trending Baby Name ‘Khaleesi’ Is Now a Trending Baby Name

Khaleesi is a Dothraki word meaning the wife of the khal in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series (better known to some as HBO’s Game of Thrones). It’s also a baby name that’s rising in popularity …

Snapchat Launches Kid-Friendly Version That Doesn’t Allow the Sending of Messages Snapchat Launches Kid-Friendly Version That Doesn’t Allow the Sending of Messages
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Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat is unveiling a new version of its service designed for all the youngsters out there – those under the age of 13. It’s called “SnapKidz,” and it comes along with a new iOS update. Basically, it …

Netflix DreamWorks Announcement Accompanied By ‘Netflix Families’ Launch Netflix DreamWorks Announcement Accompanied By ‘Netflix Families’ Launch

As reported on Monday, Netflix has inked a huge new deal with DreamWorks in the online video provider’s largest-ever push for original content. “DreamWorks Animation is a valued partner in our global efforts to provide families the most engaging stories …

Netflix Inks DreamWorks Deal, Its Largest Ever Push for Original Content Netflix Inks DreamWorks Deal, Its Largest Ever Push for Original Content

Last month, Netflix Content Chief Ted Sarandos said that the company could possibly double its content output next year. With the success of House of Cards, Hemlock Grove, and Arrested Development – why wouldn’t Netflix want to bump up the …

Robert Downey Jr. Is Even Sadder Than This Kid Robert Downey Jr. Is Even Sadder Than This Kid
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Robert Downey Jr. took time out of his shooting schedule recently to say hi to a toddler who’s a big fan of Iron Man, but when the little boy realized he wasn’t going to meet the guy who wears the …

Kids Steal Wheelchair, Get Arrested After Pics of Joyride Hit Facebook Kids Steal Wheelchair, Get Arrested After Pics of Joyride Hit Facebook

Two 14-year-old New York boys have been arrested and charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree grand larceny after stealing an electric wheelchair and posting photos on Facebook. According to police, the kids took the wheelchair from a house that’s undergoing …

Awesome Beatles-Singing Kid Is Destined for Greatness Awesome Beatles-Singing Kid Is Destined for Greatness

What is cuter than an adorable little kid belting out a classic Beatles song? Well, puppies. And most kitties. But this is like the third cutest thing you could hope for on a Monday morning. I see big things in …