Relive some campy couture from the 1970s and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
On July 12, 2015, Etch A Sketch will officially turn 55. Here’s a vintage ad from 1960 to help you celebrate.
Assessing the pop music influence of 8-bit video game soundtracks and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Released by TOMY in 1977, Blip was a hand-held version of Atari’s popular Pong video game.
The opposite of play is not work, it’s depression.
Looking back at 4 forgotten fads of the past and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
A 1976 ad from Kenner for the Bionic Beauty Salon – the place where the Bionic Woman would unwind after doing battle with the Fembots.
Bob Keeshan, a.k.a. Captain Kangaroo, would have turned 88 this week. Here are 7 things you may not know about the television legend.
In 1995, Parker Brothers released Merlin: The 10th Quest – the company’s second attempt to re-capture the magic of Merlin.
Marvel is releasing three new coloring book for adults and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Rock out to this 1993 TV commercial for KerPlunk from Tyco Toys.
Play is the highest form of research.
Godzilla is an official citizen of Japan and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
WHAM-O reinvigorated the hula hoop craze by adding sound! The Shoop Shoop Hula Hoop sported a new, brighter colour palette and had six ¼-in.-diameter ball bearings placed inside of it to give it a “whirry” sound.
Driven by the popularity of sci-fi movies like Star Wars, the Verbot was part of a family of “home entertainment robots” released by TOMY in the mid 1980s.
Released in 1969, the toy with the tongue-twister name combined fun with scientific principles and drew its design inspiration from Leonardo da Vinci’s 15th-century drawings of imaginary flying machines.