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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.
The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company is the leading consumer of fireworks globally and the world’s second-largest buyer of explosives (the U.S. Department of Defense is #1).

100 Classic Toys

100 Classic Toys is a colorful look at toys that have captivated generation after generation of children.

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Battleship from Milton Bradley (1967)

Milton Bradley’s Battleship game pits two players against each other in an effort to decimate the opponent’s navy fleet before losing their own.

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Museum of the Playing Card – Turnhout, Belgium

The Museum of the Playing Card – or Nationaal Museum van de Speelkaart as it’s known in Belgium – highlights the history and cultural significance of playing cards through the centuries.

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Collector Spotlight: Allen Chiang

Allen Chiang collects and refurbishes vintage vacuum tube radios. He explains the allure of analogue radios and shares a warning with other collectors.

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Golden Girls Action Figures from NECA Toys

Fans of the iconic television series can make a nostalgic return to 6151 Richmond Street in Miami, Florida, thanks to the release of a new set of Golden Girls Action Figures from NECA Toys.

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Collector’s Call

Airing on MeTV, the television series Collector’s Call features personal collections amassed by enthusiasts of pop culture, toys, music, and more.

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The Friday Five: Michelle Ann Abate

In Michelle Ann Abate’s latest book, Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics, she revisits comic book and strip titles from the early 20th century featuring young female protagonists. Abate talks with Toy Tales about the origins of these characters and why they are often overlooked in academia.

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Stan Lee Signature Blend Coffee from Onyx Coffee Lab

The Stan Lee Foundation and Arkansas-based Onyx Coffee Lab have teamed up to create a new, limited edition coffee blend in honour of the comic book legend and avid coffee enthusiast.

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Bugs Bunny

Bugs Bunny was the first cartoon character to ever appear on a stamp.