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A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

Duncan Toys

The Duncan Toys YouTube channel celebrates the technical, artistic, and performance aspects of contemporary yo-yo culture.

Founded in 1929, Duncan Toys is arguably the most influential force in yo-yos. Through their YouTube channel, Duncan Toys creates a place for new and experienced yo-yo players to explore everything from basic play to advanced tricks. The channel effectively positions yo-yo play as a contemporary pastime while paying homage to the company’s historic roots. Playlists allow viewers to hone in on their specific area of interest; from competitions to basic moves and advanced tutorials. Prepare to be amazed!

The Friday Five

Discover books, magazines, podcasts, and blogs that celebrate toy history, pop culture, and collecting.