Since its release in 1963, more than 30 million Easy-Bake Ovens have been sold.
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.
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.
The Teletubbies are returning – this time with touch screens on their stomachs and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
A fantastic TV commercial from the 1960s for Dinky’s Volvo P1800. The voice-over is from Australian radio personality John Laws.
Originally released in 1976, Dinky Toys’ incarnation of the Star Trek flagship space vehicle integrates a removable orange shuttlecraft and rapid-fire “phaser” defense system into a die-cast metal body.
A toy that requires time to assemble develops patience in a child.
Released in 1974 by the Ideal Toy Company, The Hollywood Squares TV Game is modeled after the game show of the same name, which originally aired on NBC from 1966-1981.