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Road Runner FacTOYd

Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner first appeared together in the cartoon Fast and Furry-ous on September 16, 1949.

Then & Now: Little Tikes Cozy Coupe

Hudson, Ohio-based Little Tikes rolled the first Cozy Coupe off their toy car assembly line in 1979. Over the past three+ decades, the Cozy Coupe has retained much of the simple style and classic look of the original.

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Local Comic Shop Day

November 19 marks the 2016 edition of Local Comic Shop Day. In recognition of a day created to celebrate independently-owned shops, we want to share nine (yep, nine) favourite comic book shops from our travels and some of the shops on our list of places to visit.

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Slinky Toys from James Industries (1957)

“What walks down stairs alone or in pairs and makes a slinkety sound? A spring a spring, a marvelous thing. Everyone knows it’s Slinky!”

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Pixel Pals from PDP

8-bit pixel art intersects with iconic video game characters in the initial release of Pixel Pals from Performance Designed Products (PDP).

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The Friday Five: Nannan Zhang

Nannan Zhang has seen explosive growth of his annual online fundraising auction Creations for Charity since founding the organization in 2009. We talk with Nannan to find out how he built Creations for Charity and where he hopes to take it next.

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2016 National Toy Hall of Fame Inductees

Dungeons & Dragons. Fisher-Price Little People. Swing. These are the newly-minted 2016 inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong Museum in Rochester, NY.

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LEGO FacTOYd

LEGO is the world’s number 1 tire manufacturer.

Curious George: 75 Years of Boundless Curiosity

As Curious George celebrates 75 years of mischievousness, let’s take a slightly cheeky look back at the seven “Original Adventures” written by creators Hans Augusto Rey and Margret Rey that made this little monkey a household name.

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