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Edward Snowden Is Now An Action Figure

Edward Snowden Is Now An Action Figure

By Zach Walton February 19, 2014

For some, the epitome of fame is having an action figure made of them. If Edward Snowden feels that way, he’s now officially famous. That’s My Face, a company that makes custom action figures based on pop culture icons, has …

Ready for Black Friday? Check Out These Deals. Ready for Black Friday? Check Out These Deals.
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With Black Friday just two weeks away, retailers are beginning to release their ads, so let the chaotic holiday shopping preparation begin! Whether you’re shopping for young kids, teenagers or yourself, there are a lot of great deals to be …

Educational Toys Top Indian and American Toy Lists Educational Toys Top Indian and American Toy Lists
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If toy-makers are looking to grab Indian parents’ toy-budgeting funds, recent press indicates their R&D ought to be aimed toward educational toys. A New Kerala article is catching notice this week, saying that “edutainment” toys (those promoting learning through play) …

This Toys ‘R’ Us Ad Outraged Even Stephen Colbert This Toys ‘R’ Us Ad Outraged Even Stephen Colbert
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Last week, environmentalist Peter Gleick penned an editorial about a Toys “R” Us commercial from October that, frustratingly, decries hard science in favor of running amok in a toy store. “My wife and I were relaxing, watching TV when we …

Educational Toys In Demand For India Educational Toys In Demand For India
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The parents of children in India value their children’s education as much as any other country. Studies show the need for educational toys in India is expected to grow fifteen percent over the next five years. “In the coming days …

McDonalds Thinks About Using In-Store 3D Printers McDonalds Thinks About Using In-Store 3D Printers

Tell me if you’ve been in this scenario before. You rush out to McDonalds because you hear the Happy Meals contain My Little Pony toys and you really need that Rainbow Dash to complete your collection. Upon getting there, you …

Amazon Reveals Its Holiday Toy List Amazon Reveals Its Holiday Toy List

Christmas shopping is hard. Kids and adults alike never actually know what they want, but kids are especially difficult to shop for. Toys “R” Us already released its hot toy list to help parents out, and now Amazon is following …

Toys “R” Us, UK, to Stop Gender-Based Marketing Toys “R” Us, UK, to Stop Gender-Based Marketing
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Toys “R” Us, UK, this week joined a number of other British retailers in supporting the Let Toys Be Toys campaign with plans to stop explicit gender-based marketing. Toys “R” Us Managing Director Roger McLaughlan said, “We will work with …

Techno-Dollhouses: Encouraging Engineering for Girls Techno-Dollhouses: Encouraging Engineering for Girls

As a young girl I built a big Victorian dollhouse with my Dad. We stained the floors and glued on individual shingles and installed little wallpaper. It’s that proclivity that award-winning Roominate is trying to tap into in its second …

Barbie Makeover: Doll Gets Normal Proportions Barbie Makeover: Doll Gets Normal Proportions
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Barbie has long been the epitome of beauty to little girls; tall, thin, tan, and blonde, with an impossibly tiny waist and perpetual high-heel shaped feet, she has set the standard for the all-American girl for decades. But Barbie has …

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. …

Check Out These RC Helicopter Skills Check Out These RC Helicopter Skills
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There’s no way you’ve ever seen skills like these with a remote control helicopter. Just nuts. [via reddit]

Check Out The Toy Workshop At Hasbro Check Out The Toy Workshop At Hasbro

Hasbro is in the business of making toys. Some of the most beloved franchises of our youth – Transformers, G.I. Joe, Star Wars, and others – all come out of the behemoth toy maker. These toys are generally made in …

Another Day, Another Cool Oreo Separator Another Day, Another Cool Oreo Separator

Remember earlier this week when that awesome physicist with that awesome mustache built that incredibly complicated machine to separate the Oreo cookie from the Oreo creme? Because he hated the creme? Well, these two guys did the same thing, in …

Toys Get Sex Change: LEGO “Girl Toys” Sell Big Toys Get Sex Change: LEGO “Girl Toys” Sell Big
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LEGO seems to have accomplished what even the company itself had not thought possible. The company, known for its Star Wars and super hero toy sets, has created a brand specifically aimed at attracting young girls – and sales have …

MakieLab's 3D Printed Dolls Are Kind Of Terrifying MakieLab's 3D Printed Dolls Are Kind Of Terrifying

3D printers have been used for quite some time to make toys. Some of these toys are impossibly cool puzzles, while others are board game figurines. One company is now staking its fortunes on a line of 3D printed dolls. …

Assassin's Creed III Action Figures are Coming Assassin's Creed III Action Figures are Coming

McFarlane Toys this week announced that it is partnering with Ubisoft to release Assassin’s Creed III-branded figurines. The first set of the collectibles will include seven different figures, including Connor, Haytham Kenway. Two different Connor figures are being made, one …